Almond Cookies with Whisky Marmalade & Lemon Chips

We are pulling out this marmalade cookie recipe for our weekend of British food in honor of the Royal Wedding.  Since we originally posted this it has become one of our favorites- you can substitute any sort of marmalade in place of the whisky flavored…I’ve since decided I quite love it with orange.  Where areRead more

Fat Rascals Inspired by Edith Roosevelt & Betty’s Tea Room

Every summer our local library in Lenox has this incredible used book sale.  People line up hours early to get a number and then pay a small fee to be let in early.  The first year we attended we didn’t realize how cut throat it was.  Think Brimfield Flea Market for book lovers.  The secondRead more

Quince Jelly from a Yorkshire Garden

    In the Garden in Yorkshire there are some Asian Quince growing along the garden railings. They were planted for their decorative flowers and we did not think that the fruit could be consumed.  Then I stumbled on an article in the BBC Gardening Magazine that said the fruit is edible. So we decided toRead more