shrimp aglio olio pasta
September 1, 2014

Garlic Shrimp Spaghetti

If you've been reading my blog for a while, or if we've hung out in real life for more than 5 minutes, you know that I love spaghetti. It’s what I like to eat...

lemon basil honey granita bowl

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.

lindt sea salt with pinot noir

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...

zucchini carrot bread

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...

craigie burger

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...

chocolate bacon cookie ice cream sandwich

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.

triple chocolate oatmeal cookies

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...

milky way brownies
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.

mexican fried rice

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,...