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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Mid-Autumn Meat Feast at The House of the Hungry Mouse

The other night, The Angry Chef and I had a good old friend over for dinner. We hadn't seen him in quite a while, and it was so lovely to catch up. He brought a...

Halloween Bento

I got bamboozled today. It's Halloween, so I shouldn't be surprised. You could say I got tricked—and treated. Instead of my regularly scheduled box lunch, The Angry Chef made me the sweetest bento ever. Literally. Here's today's...

Celebrating Halloween 2008 in Salem, Mass. (a.k.a. Witch City)

With Halloween right around the corner, Salem, Massachusetts is THE place around Boston to get your spooky on. We spent last night up there, eating and drinking well into the early morning hours with...

Homemade Meatballs: A Step-by-Step Tutorial

Let me preface this by saying: I am not Italian. The Angry Chef is, however—and very much so—and these meatballs were more than acceptable to him. Regardless, I understand that I'm treading on hallowed...

Maple Fireside Nightcap

Last week, our dear friends the Lady Otter and D. Bunnyhunter brought us a little jar of Macallan's Amber Liqueur to sample. Made by Scotland's The Macallan, this is an amazing whiskey liqueur with notes...

Rib of the Week: Candied Maple Sesame Ribs

I'll say it again: I swear we eat more than meat. The ribs I made the other night got me thinking about other seasonal, autumn-y things I could do with beef spare ribs. These are a...

Rib of the Week: Garlic and Rosemary Roasted Beef Ribs

I'm not sure if this happens to other people, but sometimes I really crave a rib roast. You heard me right. A standing beef rib roast, as in that giant hunk of roasted beast that...

A Photo Tour: Apple Picking at Brooksby Farm

I have a peck and a half of apples sitting on my kitchen counter. There are Macouns. Red Delicious. Courtlands. I know I'll probably make some kind of pie or rustic tart, but I'll...

Molasses Ginger Drop Cookies

Call me crazy, but when I've had a long day, there's something really satisfying about going home and baking cookies. The dough is simple to throw together. They don't take long in the oven. And...

Rustic Apple Galette

This may be the shortest intro in Hungry Mouse history. We're out the door in a few minutes on our way to a party, but here's what we're bringing. A galette is basically a rustic...