Gourmet Comfort Food Recipe: Pulled Beef Ragu

Beef Ragu Recipe with pasta

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

Healthy Holiday Virtual Potluck – Ground Turkey & Zucchini Lasagna from Simply Gourmet in Southie

Ground Turkey & Zucchini Lasagna

I am very excited to be joining 5 other amazing bloggers for a Healthy Holiday Virtual Potluck! Over the next 5 weeks, we will each share a healthy holiday recipe and an opportunity to win your choice of fantastic healthy 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

Spring Lunch Menu at Lydia Shire’s Scampo

A few weeks ago I received an invitation to come in and sample Scampo’s Spring Lunch Menu. I was thrilled for a number of reasons, the least being it is a 5 minute walk from work, the most being…well, its Continue reading

Absolutely the Best Homemade Meatballs Ev-er!

The best homemade meatball recipe

It has been just over a year since I first published my meatball recipe on the blog. Since that day, it has become my 2nd most popular recipe, next to my Beer Bacon Chocolate Chili. There is only one problem, Continue reading

Somerville Hidden Gem: Lil Vinny’s Ristorante – Now Closed

Update: In January, 2012, Lil’ Vinny’s closed. I love organizing events. Weddings, showers, birthday parties, teas, work events, anything! If some one even mentions an event I usually can’t even stop my mouth from volunteering to take on the project. Continue reading

Easy, Delicious, Baked Chicken Cutlets w/ Treasures of Tuscany Olive Oil

While I haven’t been blogging much over the summer, I have DEFINITELY been eating…and doing a little cooking as well! I first perfected this cutlet recipe a few months back. I wanted crispy cutlets, but there is nothing worse than Continue reading

Recipe: Our New Fave – Chicken Cacciatore

A couple of weeks ago, I had a very bad NOT cooking week. It was hot out, I was cranky, and all I wanted is take-out chicken wings! So when I woke up that Tuesday morning, I thought I better Continue reading