February, 2014

Outside the Kitchen

Sofra Cooking Class

By On February 28, 2014

A few friends and I regularly attend the cooking classes held at Sofra Bakery & Cafe in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  If you are not familiar with Sofra, it is the second restaurant created… Read More


Farfalle with Leeks and Chicken Sausage

By On February 22, 2014

Spoiler Alert! You may already have a pasta dish similar to this in your recipe box! But on the chance that you do not, you should add this one to your culinary… Read More


Beef & Butternut Squash Stew

By On February 19, 2014

This recipe for beef stew is an adaptation of one Giada de Laurentiis makes on her Food Network show, Giada at Home.  Have I mentioned that I am slightly obsessed with Giada?… Read More


Glazed Chocolate Cake

By On February 12, 2014

Does your family enjoy chocolate?  In our family, two of us have unconditional love for chocolate and seek it out, in its many forms on a regular basis.   Of the remaining two… Read More


Espresso Chocolate Mousse Cups & Bake Sales

By On February 9, 2014

When our older daughter recently left for her first semester at college, she left something behind.  Her room was in a state of complete disrepair.  The mess would not wait 7 weeks… Read More


Chicken with Red and Yellow Peppers & Memorable Recipes

By On February 6, 2014

Some of the recipes I’ve collected over the course of my lifetime feel like old friends to me.  I may not “see” them all the time, but they will be there for… Read More