Garlic Lemon Shrimp Fried Cauliflower Rice (Whole 30, Paleo, Delicious)

I am writing this post on a plane on my way to San Francisco for a quick work trip, and now I have myself craving cauliflower rice….which is an incredibly odd statement in itself. Cauliflower was one of the┬ástaples for Continue reading Garlic Lemon Shrimp Fried Cauliflower Rice (Whole 30, Paleo, Delicious)

Gourmet Comfort Food Recipe: Pulled Beef Ragu

Beef ragu, beef ragu, beef ragu, beef ragu….sometimes a dish pops in my head and dominates my thoughts so much, that I end up planning an entire day around making that dish. Beef ragu. It is not the first time Continue reading Gourmet Comfort Food Recipe: Pulled Beef Ragu

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. ┬áThis 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 Sangria Restaurant & Tapas, Newton, MA

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

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

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

Steaksgiving with Longhorn Steakhouse w/ Autumn Steak Topping Recipe

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 Steaksgiving with Longhorn Steakhouse w/ Autumn Steak Topping Recipe

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 Steaks Across America – The Massachusetts Steak!

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

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

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

The Perfect, Easy, Roast Beef … with Bacon!

Roast Beef wrapped in bacon

As the winter (finally) draws to an end, I start to pack in some of my favorite cold weather recipes that I probably won’t be making until the fall. I am always on the quest to make a perfect roast Continue reading The Perfect, Easy, Roast Beef … with Bacon!