Recipes

Pineapple, Spinach and Ginger Agua

By On August 2, 2018

I used to buy a lot of magazines.  But now with so much content online, I have to admit that I rarely buy the printed versions unless I am traveling.  Recently, I… Read More

Recipes

Ottolenghi & Goh’s Coconut, Almond and Blueberry Cake

By On July 25, 2018

Summer is simply the best time of year to rediscover the true flavors of so many fruits and vegetables.  Corn is sweet and succulent, green beans and cucumbers taste almost like the… Read More

Recipes

Vegan Hemp Heart Pesto

By On July 12, 2018

I may have mentioned this before on the blog, but I once went on a date with a man who referred to the fourth of July as the half-way point of summer.… Read More

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White Bean “Tabbouleh” with Avocado Dressing

By On June 28, 2018

A few months ago, my husband and I traveled to Italy to visit our younger daughter who was spending a semester “studying” in Florence.  While of course she was “studying”, there was… Read More

Dining & Reviews

Menton

By On June 14, 2018

We recently celebrated our twenty-fifth wedding anniversary with a dinner at Menton in Fort Point Channel.  Menton is one of the many restaurants owned and operated by Barbara Lynch, native of South… Read More

Recipes

Southwest Quinoa Salad

By On June 7, 2018

There are a few personal items that I find worth splurging on from time to time.  If I had to pick the item I am particularly passionate about, it would be handbags.… Read More

Dining Adventures

A Cooking Demo with Elizabeth Minchilli

By On May 31, 2018

If you have been reading The Kitchen Scout for awhile, then you know that I really enjoy following Elizabeth Minchilli. Raised in the suburbs of St. Louis, Elizabeth moved to Rome with… Read More

Travel

Croatia & Montenegro

By On May 17, 2018

While for me there is no place like home, I also love to travel.  Thankfully, I am married to someone who is equally eager to explore the world, preferably to locations yet… Read More

Outside the Kitchen

Mother’s Day

By On May 10, 2018

Would you believe me if I told you the woman in this photo was just 3 months away from her 76th birthday on the day it was taken? My mother always defied… Read More

Recipes

The Paloma Cocktail

By On May 3, 2018

Thanks to everyone who commented on the Mexican Street Corn Salad post last week and to those of you who made the recipe!  I love hearing from you! Looking ahead to next… Read More

Recipes

Mexican Street Corn Salad

By On April 26, 2018

Next weekend, I am co-hosting a bridal shower for our niece at the home of one of my sister in law’s besties, Susan.  Susan is an incredible cook and caterer and I… Read More

Dining & Reviews

Angela’s Cafe

By On April 11, 2018

If you enjoy Mexican cuisine as much as we do, and don’t mind being challenged to find a parking space, then you should head into East Boston to check out Angela’s Cafe sometime… Read More