Time to Get Tropical ….Tropical Cauliflower Rice Salad!

Pineapple rice 2

It is officially summer ya’ll! If the temperatures creeping about 100 degrees daily didn’t tip you off, then maybe all the incredible fruit available right now should have! This time of year is perfect because you don’t even have to cook! Continue reading

Boston Blue Grass Brunch at Loretta’s Last Call

Lorettas Blue Grass Brunch Bacon Jam Dumplings

The Blue Grass Brunch at Loretta’s Last Call on Lansdowne Street in Boston’s Fenway Park area, is the Boston blue grass brunch I have been looking for since news of the closing of two of my favorite brunches, The Blue Continue reading

Sangria Restaurant & Tapas, Newton, MA

Steak topped with ham & fried egg at Sangria restaurant & tapas

Last month, Sangria Restaurant & Tapas opened around the corner from us in Newton, MA.  This is co-owner Marlon Cardona’s first adventure in restaurant ownership after a long career of working in (mostly Italian) restaurants. We went during their grand Continue reading

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 Wayfair.com

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