Recipes

Lemony Chicken Stew with Parsley and Dill

By On January 20, 2022

It’s early morning, before the sun has cast any light in the sky.  The house is quiet and warm, my coffee brewing perhaps for the last time in our Bunn maker which… Read More

Annual Wrap Ups

That’s a Wrap, 2021!

By On December 30, 2021

Only a day left in 2021 – we can do this people!  I am ready to turn the page and look forward, with great hope and optimism for 2022.  We have some… Read More

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Holiday Mocktails and Cocktails

By On December 16, 2021

Hi friends, Well, here we are at the second to last post of 2021 and wow, what a year this has been.  I’m feeling very grateful to be able to gather occasionally… Read More

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Food 52’s Italian Jam Shortbread Tart

By On December 9, 2021

Mapping out my posts for the month has proved to be a good move as I am finding myself more organized and productive with The Kitchen Scout than I have been of… Read More

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Marcus Samuelsson’s Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

By On December 2, 2021

Hi friends, How was your Thanksgiving?  I hope you had a safe and special time with family and friends.  Although I did cook a mini Thanksgiving dinner for our family the Sunday… Read More

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Nutmeg and Black Pepper Popovers

By On November 18, 2021

Just say the word Popover and people of a certain age get starry eyed as they remember with great fondess those fluffy, eggy, individual portions of yum that were served in restaurants… Read More

Dining & Reviews

Geppetto

By On October 28, 2021

Last weekend, my husband and I tried out the latest opening from Will Gilson, Geppetto located in Cambridge Crossing.  You may recall one of my earliest restaurant reviews here on the blog… Read More

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Butternut Squash and Red Lentil Soup

By On October 14, 2021

Last weekend, I volunteered with an organization that is new to me, one that focuses on food insecurity.  For three hours, an eclectic group of about 25 volunteers created human chains to… Read More

Dining & Reviews

Servia

By On September 30, 2021

One of the many things I have missed over the past year and a half is dining out.  While I haven’t avoided restaurants altogether, the number of visits we’ve made has been… Read More

Recipes

Vietnamese Caramel Salmon

By On September 23, 2021

After feeling a bit uninspired in the kitchen of late, I have been making every attempt to bring joy back to the simple act of preparing dinner once again.  What better way… Read More

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Corn, Tomatoes and Clams on Grilled Bread, Knife-and-Fork Style

By On September 2, 2021

Imagine for just a moment that you are seated in a trattoria anywhere in Italy.  Maybe you’ve spent the day at the beach or site seeing, but in either case you’ve worked… Read More

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Zucchini Corn Ricotta Tart

By On August 12, 2021

It’s time for me to transition back home from Rhode Island where I’ve been for most of the summer.  I know how fortunate I am to be able to spend time in… Read More