CapeMay.com Blog

Year: 2011

Cape May Diamonds

Cape May diamonds are our today-connection with the Ice Age. With luck, beachcombers find a gem dazzling in the sunlight – one that has been tumbled to the brilliance of a jewel from Tiffany’s. That is a rare find, indeed.


Furry Phantoms of Cape May

I was thinking about good old Punxsutawney Phil. He did not see his shadow, so we may actually live to see spring. Old Punx got me thinking about ghosts of animals. I have had more than one run in with a furry ghost, and quite a few of those encounters were right here in Cape May.


Pressed Posies: Give your Valentine a Victorian remembrance

This is the time of the year when thoughts may turn to that which is sentimental or romantic. The Victorians were known for their attachment to that which is pretty and reflective of special times.


Memorable Meals

One of the biggest obstacles in preparing comfort foods is the persistence of memories. Food whose essence fills a room with tantalizing smells enveloping our olfactory senses and transporting us back to Grandma’s kitchen. Try Persnickety’s recipes for Chile Verde (video) and Chicken and Dumplings.