Join us for a photo tour of our hometown, Salem, Massachusetts. We captured a little of what it’s like to be here on Halloween day and night–from ghosts and goblins to a real magic circle with the witches of Salem.
We have a lot of love for our friends here in town, many of whom run small shops and businesses. For this post, I’m going to skip most of the museum-y type places, and instead show you guys a little bit about what it’s like to walk around town during October.
If you know me, you know I have a great fondness for jam, jelly, and marmalade. It actually kind of borders on a problem. If you’ve been at The Mouse House late at night, you may have seen me sneaking a spoonful or two of jam after midnight. If you catch me, I’ll probably claim […]
If you’re looking for a little last-minute inspiration in your own kitchen, here’s a collection of recipes to help you throw together an Irish-inspired feast of your own, including several that feature Guinness stout.
If you live anywhere in New England and you don’t know about the Hawthorne Hotel, you should. And if you’re ever in Salem, Massachusetts, you have no excuse not to stop in. Tell them The Hungry Mouse sent you to have a nibble. You won’t be sorry. So The Hawthorne is one of those grand […]christmas, hawthorne hotel, Holiday, salem
Ho, ho, ho! So, if you’re like me this year, you might be scrambling around for a few last-minute gifts. (Seriously, where did the time go?) Here’s a dozen ideas for delicious gifts you can make at home in the few days before Christmas and New Year’s. 1. Black & White Chocolate Chip Cookies I’ve […]gifts, homemade
It’s good to be back in the kitchen! (Here, have a giant platter of meat!) The last two weeks have been a whirlwind! Between baking dozens of practice tarts for Bon Appetit’s Holiday Bake-Off Party and making a kamikaze run to New York City to their Culinary Studios, I’m happy to be back at The […]beef, chili, garlic, roasting
This post could also be titled: How to Find An Oddly Butchered, Bone-In Pork Loin Roast, Chisel Away at It Like It’s the Statue of David, and Turn it into a Lovely Roasted Rack of Pork Worthy of Company.