Creating The Wow Factor With Summer Foods

Summer foods don’t have to be boring cold cut sandwiches or the same old, same old. Check out these delicious summer foods that are designed to wow your guests, your family, and your friends.

Why Some Culinary Offerings Are Better For Summer Recipes

Many recipes are great to enjoy during any season, while others are better suited for cooler or warmer weather. These amazing summer recipes are sure to whet your whistle during the heat of the summer season.

Spring Recipes – Asian Primavera Noodle Bowl Recipe

Chef Ned Grieg at Woodman’s in the Essex Room shows how to make a delectable Asian primavera noodle bowl in this podcast that is both appealing and satisfying. Read more to learn how to make this easy and colorful dish at home for your next meal or get together.

Spring Recipes – Bombay Vegetable Fajita Recipe

When spring has sprung, it’s time to incorporate fresher and lighter foods into your recipe repertoire. This delicious Bombay vegetable fajita recipe is sure to satisfy!

Spring Recipes – Ceviche Shrimp Calamari Mojo Recipe

Seafood is most certainly a New England staple, and it’s one that you can do hundreds of different things with. In this podcast, we’ll be discussing a delicious ceviche shrimp calamari mojo recipe that any seafood enthusiast is sure to love.

Spring Recipes – Red Cornmeal Cake Recipe with Crushed Blueberry Sauce

Every great spring meal is topped off with a light, refreshing dessert. Chef Ned finishes our spring recipe podcast series with this delicious, fruit-based cake dessert that uses some unique ingredients that set it apart from the rest.

Spring Recipes A Trilogy of Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Grilled cheese sandwiches aren’t just for kids! In this podcast with Executive Chef Ned Grieg of Woodman’s and the Essex Room, we’ll be discussing three amazing twists on the grilled cheese sandwich recipe that you can use to make delicious, adult-friendly grilled cheese at home or for any special occasion. John Maher:  Hi. I’m John […]


Frosting Recipe by Auntie Mad This final recipe originated with Gini’s Aunt Madelyn (“Auntie Mad”), a legendary family cook who worked in the kitchen of the Essex Lobster House. Auntie Mad is said to have “put the Lobster House on the map,” with her popular Baked Stuffed Lobster, but she is also remembered for her […]

Costillas De Puerco (Pork Ribs) En Salsa Verde

Costillas De Puerco En Salsa Verde (Pork Ribs in Green Sauce) Recipe by Vanessa Woodman de Lazo What musical rhythm comes to mind at the mention of tomatillos, cilantro, pork ribs and Serrano chilies? If you’re thinking Latin pop with some reggae flair, then you are unquestionably ready for this flavorful recipe proffered by Vanessa’s husband, musician and producer, […]

Lobster Tricia (Lobster Casserole)

Lobster Casserole Recipe by Patti Lobster Casserole Ingredients 1 large green pepper, diced 1 large red pepper, diced 2 large sweet onions, diced 1 pound mushrooms, sliced 2 tablespoons butter 1 4-ounce jar pimentos, sliced 1 4-ounce can black olives, sliced 8 ounces Monterey jack cheese, shredded 1 cup cracker crumbs, crushed (use Ritz or […]