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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Super Bowl Recipe Roundup: 20 Game-Day Nibbles

Pizza, meatballs, wings, ribs, cookies, and ice cream sundaes and floats? Yes, please! With Super Bowl weekend just around the corner, here are links to some of our favorite game-day nibbles and noshes here at...

One Potato, Two Potato, Part 1: Cognac-Laced Potato Cream Soup

The humble potato is so versatile—and filling—that I'm not sure why I don't use it more often. This soup sounds fancy, but you can whip it up in no time flat—with stuff you probably already...

Butter-Fried Sea Scallops

So simple. So yummy. There are a zillion recipes out there for pan-fried scallops. This is one of mine. The fresher my ingredients are, the less I usually fuss with my food. This recipe combines a...

Happy New Year!

Wow. 2009! I'll take my flying car and silver jumpsuit now, please. Hehehe... Hope everyone had a fabulous evening last night! The Angry Chef and I had an unexpectedly quiet night. We had planned to go...

Goat Cheese & Black Pepper Truffles

Looking for an extra, last-minute appetizer for New Year's Eve that's easy and delicious? These goat cheese & black pepper truffles fit the bill—and then some. The combination of tangy goat cheese and green herbs is...

Christmas in the Country

We spent Christmas day in the country at my folks' house. They live a few hours from Boston, in a warm house that's nestled on the edge of a pine forest. It was a...

Cookies for Santa

The Angry Chef and I are heading out soon for Christmas Eve dinner with our dear friends the Lady Otter and D. Bunnyhunter. Many key members of the Mouse Empire, however, have turned up to...

Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies

We had some serious snow this weekend here in Boston. (In fact, I think it's still snowing out!) Here's Dexter, The Barking Sous Chef, out in the blizzard last night. He loves snow so much,...

How to Make Your Own Hot Chocolate Mix

Did you know you can make your own hot chocolate mix? As in, grind cacao nibs to a fine powder, then mix them with milk and sugar for an out-of-this-world hot chocolate-y experience? You can. And...