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Saturday, December 14, 2019

How to Cook White Truffles

What are white truffles? How do you buy them? Let's talk about how to cook white truffles. White truffles, a.k.a. tartufo bianco, are a highly prized, fragrant type of wild fungus that are only in...

How to Cook Chanterelle Mushrooms

Hands down, chanterelle mushrooms are one of my favorite mushrooms on the planet. Let's talk about chanterelle mushrooms, how to buy them, and how to store and cook them once you get them home.    What...

Fresh Blackberry Mojito

Summer is coming, and man, do we have a new favorite cocktail here at the Mouse House.  Have you had a blackberry mojito before? Because if you haven't...get ready.  It's the perfect, sweet mash up of lush,...

Rustic Strawberry and Blackberry Galette (a.k.a. Open-Faced Pie)

You guys. I know. Summer is over. Berry season has come and gone. (And our kitchen is finally back in working order. Looooonnnnng story involving a great deal of unpleasantness that kept us from our regular...

Quick Blueberry and Raspberry Breakfast Pastries

Fresh berries are in season, and I couldn't be happier! This is one of my favorite berry recipes. These pastries are sweet. They're buttery. They're bursting with summer flavor. And they couldn't be simpler to make. Throw...

World’s Easiest Apple Crisp

One of our fav things about living in New England in the fall is apple picking! It's still pretty warm here in Salem, Massachusetts, but we go religiously every year, whether the weather calls for...

Whole Roasted Carrots

You guys! Winter is coming...and I am super excited to get roasting! These carrots are extra fancy—but so easy! This simple, roasted side dish has a TON of visual impact on your dinner table—with minimal effort. Your...

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Looking for a satisfying, impressive, and SIMPLE side dish? These roasted fingerling potatoes are perfect. (This time, I fancied the dish up with some carrots and mushrooms.) We served this with our Thanksgiving Turkey this year. (Here's my Perfect (Super Moist!)...

Pork Chop and Root Vegetable Sheet Pan Dinner

This is a great way to get a whole meal prepared all at once. It's fast and easy. The whole pan cooks in about 40 minutes. The trick? You want use boneless pork chops that are 1/2-3/4 of an inch...

Autumn Apple Cider and Bourbon Cocktail

Happy October! We've almost made it through Halloween season here in Salem, Massachusetts. Only a few more days to go until the big party. (Check out pictures of last Halloween in Salem, MA here.) To say that...