An old-fashioned Christmas comes to Mystic

Countering the commercialization of the holidays, Ellen Stimson, bestselling author of “Mud Season,” has released a new book celebrating the true meaning of the season: “An Old-Fashioned Christmas: Sweet Traditions for Hearth and Home.”

A visit to Saybrook's culinary 'Cove'

Old Lyme may have its Hideaway, but Old Saybrook has its own cozy warren that might tempt diners across the Baldwin Bridge.

Got a holiday kitchen disaster? We’ve got a fix for that!

If you’re planning to entertain at home this holiday season, you’d be wise to bear in mind the words of Julia Child: “Never apologize. Never Explain.”

From the Whaler Cafe - Enjoying the greens of fall

Recipes from the culinary arts program at New London High School





Timothy Green wrote history’s headlines

I was cleaning out a box of old papers when I found an 18 pence note printed in 1776 by Hall and Sellers, successors to Benjamin Franklin’s Philadelphia printing business.

Rick's List: Maddening Cliches edition

Lunatic focuses on two of society's more maddening cliches.