Scouting Missions

True scouting missions are captured here, including visits to area gourmet shops and unique farmer’s markets, meetings with women who run businesses in the food industry, cooking classes and cookbook reviews.

Outside the Kitchen

Armenian Market Tour and Cheese & Spinach Phyllo Cups

By On November 20, 2014

What are you thankful for this year? One of the things I am thankful for is surviving my first six months as a blogger!  I have to admit it is a teensy… Read More

Outside the Kitchen

My week with Ina Garten

By On November 6, 2014

Fifteen years ago, The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook was published which was our introduction to Ina Garten and the food she once prepared at her specialty food store in East Hampton, New York.  She just… Read More

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