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.

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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.