Of wings, pies and a great hometown feel

You know when you've walked by an old stand-by eatery and made a mental note to pop in and give it a try? I'd written a mental note or two to try out Wings 'n' Pies in New London - particularly after it moved onto State Street - but it took my visiting husband to finally get me in the door.

Delicious and easy: How Dorie Greenspan likes her desserts

Dorie Greenspan was credited with changing our concept of French cooking when her bestselling cookbook "Around My French Table" was published in 2010. It's a good bet that the way we think about French baking is also sure to change with the publication of Greenspan's new book, "Baking...

Artisanal ciders give growers a new revenue stream

With hard cider making a hardcore comeback across the country, apple growers are tapping a juicy new revenue stream.

Restaurant favorites done well at Filomena’s

This is the type of restaurant that feels familiar even on first visit.





Halloween greetings from your local owls

As Halloween approaches, I’ve seen more and more decorations that feature owls.

California dreamin’ of a good burger

I completely forgot to write my column last month because my son, Dillon, got married in Santa Cruz, Calif., to Emma, a beautiful and gracious young woman whom I am proud to call my daughter-in-law.