Our Town

A harvest potluck brings a community together

Sweet Corn Chowder
Sweet Corn Chowder
The author's friend Lisa grows a sweet corn variety called Sweetie 82 to use in her corn chowder, though any corn will do. When fresh corn isn't in season use thawed frozen corn, and add a pinch of sugar to the pot. See the Sweet Corn Chowder recipeTodd Coleman
Braised Leg of Lamb
Braised Leg of Lamb
This dish is based on the traditional French preparation of braising lamb for several hours in an aromatic bath of garlic, rosemary, wine, and chicken stock until it becomes meltingly tender. Be sure to serve it with the potatoes and carrots that are cooked in the braise.Todd Coleman
Spiced Pumpkin Cake
Spiced Pumpkin Cake
A welcome addition to the holiday table, this simple frosted layer cake can be made with either canned or homemade puréed pumpkin.Todd Coleman
Red Cabbage Gratin
Red Cabbage Gratin
A lightly-spiced and creamy cabbage casserole is baked with a crunchy breadcrumb and Parmesan topping.Todd Coleman
Sage Mashed Potatoes
Sage Mashed Potatoes
This fragrant recipes involves a few ingenious methods for infusing the herb's brisk flavor into the mash.Todd Coleman