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

BFF Guest Post – Roasted Butternut Squash Enchilada Casserole Recipe with Guacamole

Butternut squash enchilada casserole

My best friend (since middle school), Melissa, is a busy working mom of two. So, when she gets the chance to try a new recipe, and it works out wonderfully, and everyone in the family likes it, well that is Continue reading

Steaksgiving with Longhorn Steakhouse w/ Autumn Steak Topping Recipe

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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

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

Del Frisco’s Grille Menu Semi-Secret Item – The Triple Treat

Del Friscos Burlington Triple Treat 2

Before last week, I was only familiar with Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse. The upscale steakhouse chain is well-known, upscale, and always on-point. And then I discovered the “other” Del Frisco’s concept, Del Frisco’s Grille. This more family friendly concept Continue reading

That’s right, I eat at the Olive Garden…and I like it!

Olive Garden Salad

I am no Marilyn Haggerty, so when Olive Garden reached out to see if I would be interested in reviewing their new menu, I was intimidated at first. I also almost turned them down because I had never reviewed a Continue reading

Pork Loin Africana, Just Add Cooking, and a giveaway for my Boston readers!

Just add cooking recipes

All readers can take advantage of a $20 discount on their first Just Add Cooking order by using the promo code SPRINGBLOG. Lately my weeks have been a balancing act. If I don’t find time to go to the grocery Continue reading

Sweet and Sour Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Picture of sweet & sour stuffed cabbage rolls

Back when I lived in Florida, my sister and I would take our weekly Thursday pilgrimage to Lenny’s Restaurant in Clearwater for their Sweet & Sour Cabbage Soup. The flavors in a sweet & sour cabbage dish are just so Continue reading