The three main ingredients are fresh lemon juice, basil, and honey. FRESH and LIGHT. It's like Mother Nature herself came up with the idea.

First, taste both the chocolate and wine individually. Is there an instruction line more beautiful than that? A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of hosting a small Chocolate and Wine Pairing...

This quick bread is filled with so much healthy stuff, it's practically a salad. It has zucchini, carrots, bananas, raisins, walnuts, and Greek yogurt. All nutritious. The fact that it tastes a teeny bit like...

With all these years of dating experience, my love for restaurants, and my innate obsessions with making lists, I can give you some semi-professional-ish advice... on The Best Date Night Spots in Boston, and...

Just imagine: buttery chocolate shortbread cookies with mini chocolate chips and crumbles of salty bacon + sweet creamy strawberry ice cream + more chocolate and bacon. It's so worth the mess.

Soft and chewy oatmeal cookies with milk chocolate, white chocolate, and dark chocolate. There's a secret ingredient to make these cookies even better...

July 23, 2014

Summer Reading 2014

Last year I made a list of my recommended books for summer reading (and a few years ago I wrote a list of my favorite food books). I'm continuing the tradition since it looks...

July 17, 2014

Milky Way Brownies

The perfect Milky Way Brownies. Bites of chocolate, nougat and caramel in an intensely dark chocolate brownie base. This is now one of my very favorite brownies in the entire galaxy.

At La Brasa in Somerville, I may have had the best steak I've eaten this year (so far). That's a big claim, I know, because I am a very enthusiastic carnivore. At La Brasa,...

July 10, 2014

Overnight Chia Oatmeal

I realize that chia pudding falls in the love-it-or-hate-it category. I definitely belong in the former group. I can't get enough of the cold, creamy, almost jelly-like pudding (my favorite is coconut chia pudding). And...