EATSTogether is brought to you by a family who loves to cook and eat together: my family. Here you will find my blog articles on everything food. Also, enjoy many of our family’s favorite recipes and learn our strategies for sharing as many meals as possible with family and friends. I hope you will share your tips and experiences, too. I’m just starting out, so let me know what you like, what you want to see more of and how and with whom you eat together – feel free to email me or comment throughout the site.
We know that fruits and vegetables are all good for us, but are they equal? For many of us, it is almost a collective childhood memory: you’re sitting at the dinner table, on your plate is a portion of broccoli/spinach/carrots (or fill-in-the-vegetable). You’ve...read more
Here are three veggie side dishes that we make on a regular basis. They are flavorful, but what we like most about them is that they are simple. With just a few fresh ingredients we can quickly prepare a hot vegetable side to go with dinner. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive...read more
This is just one of the many beautiful illustrations in Cranberry Thanksgiving, a gem of a book that I had growing up. Maggie, Grandmother and Mr. Whiskers, warm by the hearth, decide to let the thieving Mr. Horace inside to share the last piece of pumpkin pie....read more
Recipes from our kitchen…
It's just a fairly straightforward chicken salad recipe that we have tweaked to our liking over the years. It became "After Church" salad when we realized it sized up well to make LOTS of sandwiches for our hospitality gatherings after 10 a.m. services on Sunday....read more
We make this sauce in August when we have more tomatoes than we know what to do with. We love the "hearty without meat" flavor it brings to a wide variety of dishes. Another plus: it maintains it's unique, smokey flavor through the canning process. In our version of...read more
This pesto recipe is very versatile. It is pictured here with Cavatappi pasta, cherry tomatoes and some fresh mozzarella. We like to make lots of pesto in the summer when fresh basil is readily available and freeze it for use throughout the year. Having pesto on hand...read more