Recipes

Blackberry and Brie Pizzette

By On April 18, 2019

This week, I’ve been fiddling around with ideas for appetizers for our Easter gathering with family and friends.  When I am a guest, I often offer to bring one of the meal’s… Read More

Dining & Reviews

Art and Food in NYC

By On April 11, 2019

For the past many Februaries in recent memory, my husband and I have spent a weekend in New York City.  He has an annual meeting he attends that coincides with either Valentine’s… Read More

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Super Seed Bars with Goji Berry

By On April 4, 2019

Winter felt really long this year.  Last week when I boarded a plane to fly south for a bit, I was ready in more ways than one.  Not only did I crave… Read More

Dining & Reviews

Country Mile

By On March 21, 2019

The exterior of Country Mile on Belmont Street in Watertown is nondescript.  Like us, you may drive right by it unaware.  Had I paid closer attention ahead of driving there, I might have… Read More

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Cherry Tomato and Eggplant (or Butternut Squash) Curry

By On March 14, 2019

Almost three years ago, I posted a recipe for homemade Chana Masala from Meera Sodha’s colorful book, Made In India.  It’s delicious and if you love chana masala as much as I do,… Read More

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Veggie and Grain Bowl with Peanut Miso Dressing

By On March 7, 2019

Lunch options on ski trips “back in the old days” as my kids like to tease, were usually some sort of cellophane wrapped sandwich, a burger, a bowl of chili or a… Read More

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Chickadee

By On February 14, 2019

A few weeks back, some friends and I went to the first sample sale held at Alice Walk in South Boston.  My friend Susan, who you’ve met on the blog a bunch… Read More

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Valentine’s Day Menu

By On February 7, 2019

I think the Double Stuffed Potato Bites from last week made an appearance at a few Super Bowl parties.  A friend told me she has made Turkey Meatball Casserole a few times since… Read More

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Double Stuffed Potato Bites

By On January 31, 2019

I am dedicating this post to all of my friends who have either been following the Whole 30 this past month, eating their own version of clean or completely avoiding alcohol for… Read More

Recipes

Hot and Sour Mushroom Soup

By On January 24, 2019

I wasn’t going to blog this week. Today marks about day 10 of my feeling under the weather.  What started as a cold developed into an upper respiratory infection and while I… Read More

Dining & Reviews

Forge & Vine

By On January 17, 2019

There is only one thing wrong with Forge & Vine, located in historic Groton, Massachusetts.  This fun, new restaurant is just a teensy bit too far from where we live for it… Read More

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Turkey Meatball Casserole

By On January 10, 2019

Happy New Year! Have you fallen into a 2019 rhythm yet?  I haven’t found mine just yet.  One of our daughters is still home from college and my calendar has been peppered… Read More