My Favorite Steamers

My Favorite Steamers

  On July 4th the sun finally arrived.   It was a glorious day.  We have a joke around these parts, summer begins day after 4th of July because that’s usually when our sunny weather arrives.  This year we got summer one day early.  A happy day.    I love spending as much time as possible (without doing yard work) outside in this beautiful weather.  So dinner ends up being served outside on the deck most summer nights.  Sounds nice...

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Spring Steamers

Spring Steamers

With four busy schedules, two terrier’s (dubbed “The Burly Bennett Boys”, and for good reason), garden’s that constantly need weeding or clean up of some sort, not to mention our ongoing house renovations, life can seem chaotic.  So, when Ranger Craig and I find ourselves on our own for dinner without the rest of the Bennett crew, we often contemplate eating out at one of our new local restaurants or one of our favorite...

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Clams Steamed in White Wine, Garlic and Herbs

Clams Steamed in White Wine, Garlic and Herbs

There is nothing like a big bowl of garlicky steamers, crusty fresh bread for dipping and a glass of Pinot Grigio.  For my husband and I it’s a feast!  Because littlenecks, or manilla clams, are so readily available most of the year, this is one of those casual sit outside on the deck and enjoy the sunset summer meals, or sit inside by the fireplace winter meals.  No matter what the season, it’s always fun to sit in front of a huge...

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