On the Kitchen Porch
Nancy Harmon Jenkins
Created 08 Apr 2022
Weekly banter from my kitchen porch: food, wine, people, places, Maine & the Mediterranean.

Latest Posts

a bright red sauce for winter blues
25 Jan 2023 18 14
biber salçası (red pepper paste) in the Women’s Market, Istanbul My friend Zora came home from a recent visit to Kalustyan’s, the renowned emporium on lower Lexington Avenue in New York City, with a g...
Winter Greens & Inspirations
18 Jan 2023 25 8
A Perennial Topic: The Weather! Forgive me for repeating myself but this is the strangest winter I’ve experienced in a long lifetime. When I began writing this post in my kitchen on the coast of Maine...
10 Jan 2023 29 9
It’s hard to believe now but on New Year’s Day I was sitting on the kitchen porch, talking with friends about the weather, the frequent subject of stimulating conversations in Maine. The temperature w...
Eating up the new year?
03 Jan 2023 12 18
This is horrifying! I have been struggling all day to get something meaningful into print for my weekly Substack post, which I like to get to subscribers by Wednesday morning. My son the philosopher p...
Happy New Year, Lobster Stew!
27 Dec 2022 17 14
Vinalhaven harbor in July, one of Maine’s great lobster ports Lobster stew, in all its simplicity, is a total celebration, a glamor dish for New Year’s Eve or any other special occasion. I hope you’ll...

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