The Kitchen Scout
Out & About

Pammy’s Cambridge

By On November 2, 2017

There was something magical about walking into Pammy’s in Cambridge, Massachusetts for our first visit a few weeks ago.  Was it the way co-owner, Pam greeted us so warmly, welcoming us as… Read More

Recipes

Plum Blueberry Crisp

By On October 19, 2017

I like it when my house is quiet and I can hear myself think.  Opportunities for this kind of silence seem increasingly rare, however.  I may be home alone with a sleepy… Read More

Out & About

The Rail Trail Flatbread Company

By On October 12, 2017

Last weekend, my husband and I, along with a few other area food bloggers and influencers attended a Fall Menu tasting at The Rail Trail Flatbread Company in Hudson, Massachusetts. This was… Read More

Conversations

In Conversation with Joanne Chang

By On October 3, 2017

Joanne Chang won the James Beard award for Outstanding Baker in 2016.  Equally impressive are the Boston-based businesses she and her husband Christopher Myers have created over the past two decades. If… Read More

Out & About

Out on a Limb

By On September 27, 2017

I cannot believe September is over!  Where the heck did the month go?  For me it just seemed to fly by.  How about for you? Do you remember a few posts ago… Read More

Recipes

Lentil Chili

By On September 21, 2017

If someone were to ask me to name my favorite season, I would answer that without a doubt it is Autumn.  Guess which season coincidentally begins today? What is it about Autumn… Read More

Restaurants

Comedor

By On September 14, 2017

One of my oldest friends, Arlene who you read about when I posted her recipe for Apricot Chicken during the blog’s infancy, joined me for a long overdue catch up dinner last… Read More

Recipes

Fusilli with Eggplant, Fresh Tomatoes & Parsley

By On August 31, 2017

When I was in elementary school, my best friend lived just a few houses away.  Although we were a year apart in age, we were thick as thieves, walking to school together… Read More

Recipes

Greek Zucchini Noodle Salad

By On August 17, 2017

First of all, thank you so, so much for all the nice comments I received about last week’s post.  It means a lot to me to hear from you!  I even heard… Read More

Recipes

Grilled Turkey Tenderloins with Apricot Salsa

By On August 10, 2017

You might want to grab some coffee…it’s a long one. Let’s talk about reinvention. For the past year or so, I have been wondering both to myself and out loud to my… Read More

Restaurants

Ledger Restaurant & Bar

By On July 27, 2017

Ledger, a new restaurant and bar in Salem, Massachusetts opened in late June and some friends and I decided to give it a try just a few weeks later in early July.… Read More

Recipes

Cacio e Pepe Pasta with Slivered Sugar Snap Peas & Zucchini

By On July 13, 2017

Wow – that’s a long title for a recipe!  I even left out the word “salad” after pasta.  Although I developed the recipe as a pasta salad, the second time I made… Read More