• Vacation Week Activity 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Charlestown
  • ACGOW April exhibit 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly
  • Bingo 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Ashaway
  • Drop-In Knitting Club 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Charlestown
  • Dine out for a cause 4 p.m. - 10 p.m. Ashaway
  • Basic Computer Instruction 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Charlestown
  • Celebrate Recovery 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Carolina
  • Apple Gadget Group 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Charlestown
  • Charlestown Writers' Group 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Charlestown
  • Westerly Amateur Radio Team On-Air Net 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Westerly

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  • As the weather gets warmer, I cook lighter. And in The Husband’s taxonomy of food, crabcakes are relatively light. So I thought I’d employ of couple of seasonal stars — peas and radishes — to put a spring spin on … more ...
    Many cream-based chowders suffer from the same problem — it’s hard to taste anything but the cream. Admittedly, all that fat is mighty delicious. But if you’re going to go to the trouble of making a chowder, wouldn’t it be … more ...
    NEW YORK — Subway says an ingredient dubbed the “yoga mat chemical” will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week. The disclosure comes as Subway has suffered from an onslaught of bad publicity since a food blogger … more ...
    Asparagus has been a delicious symbol of spring since at least as far back as the ancient Greeks, who called it asparagos — literally, “to spring up.” But however it is spelled, it makes me happy. Most grocers sell asparagus … more ...
    One of my favorite big city comfort foods is a staple of the diner scene — the patty melt. According to lore, the patty melt originated in California as a burger topped with fried onions and melted cheese served on … more ...
    Here was the problem: I needed dinner ready by 7:15 p.m. But I was going to be out of the house for the two hours before that. Further complicating things, I had a pork tenderloin that I wanted to turn … more ...
    NEW YORK — Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling. The calorie counting that defined dieting for so long is giving way to other considerations, like the promise of more fiber or natural ingredients. That is … more ...
    Before spring truly arrives, I wanted to squeeze in just one more recipe for roasted butternut squash. It’s because roasting does such wonderful things. It caramelizes the natural sugars, making the vegetable deliciously sweet. But at the same time, it’s … more ...

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    Snow pudding is a treat in any season   Published Apr 11, 2014
    Snow pudding is a great old American recipe that dates back to pioneer days, back when resourceful home cooks hankering for a treat had to rely on whatever they had — things like gelatin, lemons, sugar and eggs. In fact, … more ...
    A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a Hispanic bakery that changed my understanding of what a delicious pudding could be. Stacked in one of the shop’s refrigerated cases were small, plastic deli containers of something that resembled white butter … more ...
    Maybe it’s the bright color. Maybe it’s the fresh, vibrant taste. Whatever the reason, Easter has become inextricably linked to lemon (and chocolate, of course). So we decided to do a refresh of the conventional breakfast cinnamon bun, infusing it … more ...
    Leaving aside anything made with powdered eggs (which don’t really count as eggs at all in my book), I’ve never met an egg dish I didn’t like. But at the tippy top of my list of favorites is the edible … more ...
    A healthy roast bird   Published Mar 26, 2014
    Our spring feasts — often centered around Passover and Easter — typically call for a center-of-the-plate star like brisket or lamb. Of course they’re delicious, but both can seriously ramp up the fat and calories in a meal that tends … more ...
    Dinner for Your Honey   Published Feb 13, 2014
    Why wait for dessert to give your Valentine’s Day dinner a sweet touch? We’ve created a delicious savory dinner that has a sweet side thanks to a touch of honey. Start with homemade pasta tossed with a lemon-honey sauce and … more ...
    Passion fruit, chocolate and Champagne. Could there be three ingredients better suited for a holiday built around love? There are several components to this dessert, but none of them is difficult and they combine to form a most impressive and … more ...
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