Not Your Average Joe’s in Waltham – The future of this local chain

NYAJ salmon

Not Your Average Joe’s opened in the new Market Basket Complex in Waltham, MA last month. A few weeks ago I joined some bloggers and Not Your Average Joe’s (NYAJ) Executive Chef Jeff Tenner for an introduction into the future Continue reading

All Day Breakfast at McDonald’s is finally here – Boston event today!

Some pretty big news came down the pipe a couple of weeks ago…McDonald’s is FINALLY serving breakfast all day! So now, even after 10:30 a.m., you can enjoy some of your breakfast favorites alongside your french fries and quarter pounder Continue reading

Top Nut Contest with Temptery: Gourmet Nut & Chocolate Gifts

Dark Chocolate covered almonds from temptery

I have this strange affliction where I love to identify ingredients that are missing from things I taste, or ingredients that should be swapped. It’s weird but true. That is why when my friend, and owner of Temptery: Gourmet Nut Continue reading

A real Cape Cod dining experience

Sea Crest Beach Hotel Shore Dinner on Old Silver Beach in Falmouth, MA

The Old Silver Beach Shore Dinner Series at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel provides a real Cape Cod dining experience! We have now spent at least 9 summers around Cape Cod, but have only just discovered a REAL Cape Cod dining Continue reading

The Best Restaurant Dishes and More of 2014

Cafe ArtScience Crustini

Happy New Year! Over the past few days, I was thinking about all  the great things that I experienced in 2014. Naturally, food played a large role in the year’s happy memories. Here is a taste (pun intended) of some Continue reading

The Perfect Gift for your Favorite Home Cook from

Bamboo Cutting Board

We are not huge on frivolous gift giving in my house. As a matter of fact, we use holidays and birthdays as a time to get those things that have been on our wish list for quite some time. These occasions Continue reading

Boston Readers: Win $50 to try Grub Hub for Free!


By now, you just may be sick of cooking and eating your Thanksgiving leftovers. Well lucky for you, in the past year, quite a few companies have popped up to help us have our favorite restaurants deliver us our favorite Continue reading

Steaksgiving with Longhorn Steakhouse w/ Autumn Steak Topping Recipe

Cooking with fall Flavors 3

Disclaimer – This is a sponsored post. However, as always, all opinions are my own This past month, Longhorn Steakhouse posed the question, why can’t Thanksgiving also be Steaksgiving?! Why not celebrate and give thanks with one of the most Continue reading

Travel in Cape Cod: Sea Crest Beach Hotel on Old Silver Beach

sea crest beach hotel on old silver beach

It is amazing that before this vacation was planned, I had never heard of Old Silver Beach, located in Falmouth, MA. As soon as I booked this trip, I started receiving Facebook and instagram comments from friends and readers who tell me this Continue reading

Steaks Across America – The Massachusetts Steak!

Massachusetts steak

Creating a steak that represents Massachusetts is a big responsibility. I mean, how do you represent your state (sorry Florida) on a plate? But, LongHorn Steakhouse asked me to do just that to help promote their new Steaks Across America Continue reading