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Two Days in New York

By On March 30, 2017

My younger daughter and I took a quick trip to New York City back in January during the last week of her winter break.  The idea was sparked by my good friend,… Read More

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Island Creek Oyster Bar – Burlington

By On January 26, 2017

If you are a fan of oysters, then you have undoubtedly tasted the omnipresent Island Creek Oysters that appear on menus across the country.  What started as an oyster farming business has grown… Read More

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It’s A Wrap 2016!

By On December 22, 2016

What are you cooking up for the holidays?  Winnie would like to know… Hard to believe that we are at the end of another year, oh Kitchen Scout subscribers!  The blog’s 3rd… Read More

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Myers & Chang

By On November 3, 2016

Back in January when I shared a recipe for Spicy Sesame Noodles, I mentioned that I had been doing some recipe testing for Joanne Chang’s forthcoming cookbook that she is writing with… Read More

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Rino’s Place

By On October 20, 2016

Rino’s Place is a restaurant that has been on my list of places to try.  I discovered the restaurant when it was featured on a Food Network show I reluctantly admit to… Read More

Recipes

Carrot Ginger Soup

By On September 29, 2016

To get to our daughter’s college in Pennsylvania, it isn’t necessary to drive through the state of New Jersey, but that is exactly what we did last Friday.  My husband needed to… Read More

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The Maiden

By On September 15, 2016

One of the best ways I have found to keep track of the many restaurants I want to try is to follow them on Instagram.  If I want to follow a place that… Read More

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Trattoria di Monica

By On August 11, 2016

We are back from our summer vacation, just in time (literally) to welcome our daughter’s friend from college who came to the Boston area for a three day visit.  Our daughter was… Read More

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New Rivers

By On July 28, 2016

About a year ago, I started following the Instagram of a Providence, Rhode Island based restaurant New Rivers. It’s not a new restaurant, but a friend who lives in the city told me… Read More

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Tiger Mama

By On June 23, 2016

There are three friends, Amy, Laura and Sheila with whom I have enjoyed many dinners and cooking classes over the years.  In fact, they were the “original companion diners” in my post… Read More