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There is a chill in the air and that means we are in soup season. There is a classic soup that is a real favorite more many and that is clam chowder. If you don’t know, clam chowder is a simple soup to prepare with just a few pantry ingredients. If you look around for chowder recipes will find some recipes call for fresh clams but I actually like using canned clams as they are easier because all you have to do is open a can. They are also budget friendly compared to live clams that can cost you $10...

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Mom's Cast Iron Skillet - Life's Lessons Learned

My mother swore by her cast iron skillets and dutch oven. Teflon? "Get that cheap stuff out of my kitchen, and I mean now," she said one year when my father (inadvertently) brought home a new Teflon frying pan to cook his breakfast eggs in.  I think he got it at K-Mart.  We'll never know. It was gone the next day.

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There is no healthier, or easier to prepare than a grilled salmon. This 15 minute recipe will become a staple in your dinner routine and we are excited to share our tips with you. Outside of pizza and spaghetti, I would say this particular grilled salmon recipe is one of the meals we make most often in my home. When you are looking for something nutritious and don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen this is the perfect choice, especially if someone in your family is an avid fisherman and you're cooking freshly caught salmon. If...

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My neighbor loves to grab his hip waders and fishing tackle and head for upstate New York a couple of times a year to go fishing on the Salmon River, which is located just east of Lake Ontario near the small town of Pulaski, NY, about an hour's drive north of Syracuse. When he comes home, he always share his catch with us. Salmon is delicious, whether fresh or smoked. We whipped this up one night for supper, and it was absolutely delicious. As you may imagine, this recipe work well with virtually any kind of fish, whether you have...

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