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Impromptu Dinner!

We ran into Kris and Tom and Suzie and Joe at the parade, and the next thing you know, we’re grilling a T-bone and blasting Hamilton tunes. There’s nothing like having friends who show up for dinner with two — […]


BLTs and ‘This is Spinal Tap’

Benton’s bacon, Brandywine tomatoes, farm-fresh iceberg and homemade mayonnaise. Hard to beat that. We gilded the lily with a Caprese salad and a showing of “This is Spinal Tap.” Wonderful summer evening. Horsing around! Cocktailing: Tomatoes from the garden: Kris […]


Irene’s Birthday

The usual cast of characters at SCF, celebrating another milestone: Irene’s birthday. Lots of delicious food and drink, of course, and a special present wrapped in with delicate goldfinch flowers. How’s that for book club friends?   Blood Orange Flip! […]


Supper on the Porch

Evening’s chill chases us off the patio, but we hold on to summer with a bottle Croteaux rose and bruschetta with corn-tomato salsa. Our entree, cod with bok choy, is served with a side of fall. Good friends and neighbors, […]


BLTs on the Porch

An impromptu gathering with Kris, Tom and Irene on Monday night led to rather too many Hudson Valley Iced Teas (made with a dangerous booze called “root”) and some BLTs with Benton’s. I don’t have many photos from the evening, […]


More Concerts in the Park

Another Tuesday, another show! The whole family gathered at the park for a picnic of chicken, Alice’s and Doris’, and Kris and Irene came bearing gifts from Rubiner’s in Great Barrington: fabulous cheeses and charcuterie. Tom’s friends Sally and Dave […]


On the Porch for Pesto

A serendipitous supper on Friday night! Kris and Tom brought over salad from their garden, zucchini blossoms from the farmers market, cheese and salami, and eggs from their friend’s chickens. We put that together with our garlic scape pesto, Wave […]