March, 2014

Dining & Reviews

Puritan & Company

By On March 17, 2014

In November, 2012, Puritan & Company opened its doors in the lively Inman Square section of Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Puritan is named for the Puritan Cake Company, a bakery that once occupied its space… Read More


Summer Vegetable “Ceviche”

By On March 17, 2014

Spring officially arrives in three days, but you would never know it in the Northeast where we have been freezing since Thanksgiving!  We’ve turned the clocks ahead so at least the days… Read More


Truffled Ricotta Dip

By On March 16, 2014

My friend Kathy told me that Whole Foods was carrying a delicious truffled ricotta dip and that I should give it a try.  I value Kathy’s culinary recommendations greatly as she is… Read More

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Bondir Concord

By On March 13, 2014

Located in rural Concord, Massachusetts, Bondir is the second restaurant opened by veteran chef, Jason Bond.  His first installment of Bondir located in nearby Cambridge has been a thriving destination for foodies… Read More


Turkey and Zucchini Burgers

By On March 12, 2014

These luscious burgers are the second dish our Iron Chef team attempted after our Brussels Sprouts, Bacon and Gruyere Frittata. The recipe came from the beautiful cookbook, Jerusalem written by Yotam Ottolenghi… Read More


Brussels Sprouts, Bacon and Gruyere Frittata

By On March 11, 2014

I saw this dish in a Food & Wine gallery online and printed it out to include in my growing pile of recipes to try. Brussels sprouts and bacon are a classic combination, but… Read More

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NYC Food Crawl – Day Three

By On March 10, 2014

So much to do, so little time! It was our final day in NYC and the only thing standing between us and Penn Station was brunch with some friends from home who… Read More

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NYC Food Crawl – Day Two

By On March 8, 2014

We started our second day in NYC with my first visit to the Frick Collection.  We arrived as it was opening for the day which enabled us to go through the galleries… Read More

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NYC Food Crawl – Day One

By On March 5, 2014

My husband recently treated me to a weekend in NYC for a combination Valentine’s and Birthday celebration. Since it was my birthday (and a big one at that), I got to pick… Read More


Apricot Chicken

By On March 1, 2014

In one of my first posts, I mentioned a recipe for Apricot Chicken.  It was given to me by one of my oldest friends, although I couldn’t remember the when or where… Read More