February 10th, 2011

My Furry Valentine

As Valentine’s day approaches, I’m thinking about my number one man, the guy who’s always there for me and makes our house a home. When I wake up in the morning, I’m grateful to find him sleeping by my side, cocooned beside my belly in a lovers’ spoon; when I come home at night, he’s […]

February 3rd, 2011

Meatball Madness

Straight off the coattails of my personal predictions for the enduring edible delights that are sure to be booming in 2011, I’m prepared to add meatball madness to that list. Not only do I think Italian fare is a constant in this country, and that people hunger for meat and sustenance when times are tough, […]

November 10th, 2010

Bacon, Paired

Bacon’s smoky, salty kiss has long been liberated from the confines of the breakfast table and has made its way into everything from hearty stews to gooey chocolate chip cookies. Like salt, bacon is also a flavor enhancer that lends a unique earthiness to everything it touches. Okay, let’s be honest – everything it touches. […]

November 4th, 2010

To Eat or Not To Eat(aly)

I’m drawn to all things Italian, and not just in the kitchen. But when news broke that Mario Batali was opening an Italian mecca for tutto Italiano, I was hesitant. Why did I doubt the master? I guess I was worried that Eataly would be like every other consumer haven in the city, just another […]

Autumn is awesome. Sure, summer is sizzling, winter’s a wonder, and spring is sweet, but fall is fetching, fall is fragrant…     fall is foodalicious. I’m sure the fact that I’m a born and bred New Englander makes me nostalgic for the changing leaves, crisp air and homemade applesauce, but I think there’s also something special […]

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