Dining & Reviews

Orfano

By On February 20, 2020

Oh dear.  It’s rare that my reviews coincide with The Boston Globe’s.  However, the infamous Devra First, whose intensely poetic write-ups are both enviable and annoying, has reviewed Orfano this past week… Read More

Recipes

Cookie Decorating Class

By On February 13, 2020

This past week, I was invited to participate in an exceptionally fun and inspiring cookie decorating class at a friend’s home.  I thought I would share it with you for today’s post!… Read More

Recipes

Life Alive Organic Cafe

By On February 6, 2020

As I drove into Boston a few weeks ago, my mind drifted to the homemade cashew milk that was sitting in my fridge.  What was I going to do with the tasty… Read More

Recipes

Alison Roman’s One-Pot Chicken with Dates and Caramelized Lemon

By On January 23, 2020

Do you need another roast chicken recipe in your repertoire?  This question consumed me as I considered whether the recipe I prepared for our Sunday supper this past weekend was blog worthy.… Read More

Recipes

Sheet Pan Salmon Fajitas

By On January 16, 2020

Family dinners are a thing again in my household.  Not every night, but let’s just say I have temporarily retired my “cooking for two” repertoire. It’s funny because when our girls were… Read More

Recipes

Coconut Date Balls

By On January 9, 2020

Happy New Year! How is everyone?  Did you enjoy your holidays?  Is your house put back together yet?  I have to admit that while our tree is down, there are still some… Read More

Outside the Kitchen

It’s a Wrap, 2019!

By On December 26, 2019

It’s the day after Christmas and the house is quiet.  Sleepyheads are still in bed while others have left the building in pursuit of fresh air.  I’m on my second cup of… Read More

Recipes

Slow-Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

By On December 12, 2019

Thank you for the lovely comments on my post last week about our trip to the Cotswolds! It was fun to write it up and relive a fun weekend in the English… Read More

Travel

The Cotswolds

By On December 5, 2019

Our extended family spent the Thanksgiving holiday in London this year which was super fun.  At the height we were 12 strong, including our 5-week old great nephew who is the best… Read More

Recipes

Armenian Spinach and Cheese Phyllo Pie (Sou-Beoreg)

By On November 14, 2019

Three years ago, I had the pleasure of being featured in the magazine Where Women Cook and I shared that experience with you all in this post.  The magazine showcases female cooks… Read More

Recipes

Amy’s Smoked Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

By On November 7, 2019

Years and years ago, we were at an evening paddle party and our friend, Amy brought the most delicious soup to share for dinner.  It was a soup she had enjoyed while… Read More

Dining & Reviews

Sarma

By On October 24, 2019

About 7 years ago, when it appeared that things were running fairly smoothly in our household, I decided to think about what my next chapter was going to look like.  For some… Read More