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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Spooky S’mores Martini for Halloween

It wouldn't be Halloween here in Salem, MA if we weren't drinking some kind of goofy, seasonal cocktail. This year, it's the Spooky S'mores Martini, which we served with flaming Halloween Peeps.

Toasted Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Ridiculously easy, step-by-step photo recipe for Toasted Pumpkin Seed Brittle. Need a last minute hostess gift? This'll work like a charm. (Plus a bunch of suggestions for other brittle flavor combos.)

Homemade Pumpkin Dog Biscuits

This was my first whack at homemade dog biscuits. I honestly don't know why I waited so long to try this at home. They were so easy.

Life in Salem, MA at Halloween

What's it like to live in Salem, Massachusetts during Halloween season? Pull up a chair and I'll tell you all about it.

Fiery Pumpkin Hummus

This pumpkin hummus is hot and spicy--and makes a great app for the Fall season. Serve it in a hollowed out sugar pumpkin.

Wordless Wednesday: Frankenstein Layer Cake

#OldFashionedChocolateCake #CreamCheeseFilling #FantasticNightWithFriends #CountdownToHalloweenInSalem

County Fair Special: Homemade Corn Dogs

Corn dogs are one of those great polarizing foods: Peeps either love 'em or hate 'em. Me? Call me a savage, but I need once like once or twice a year, usually in the thick...

A Visit to Tendercrop Farm (Newburyport, MA)

Whenever The Little Black Cat and I go adventuring in Newburyport, we almost always stop at Tendercrop Farm on the way home. They're open every day year-round. The produce is great, a lot of it...

Wordless Wednesday: Hey Thanks, David Lebovitz!

#HolyMacaroni #TwitterLove #ThanksABunch #GetTheRecipe

Kid Food Special: Octodogs

  Calling kids of all ages (and all you H.P. Lovecraft fans) out there! OK, so these are really silly. And I should note that I didn't invent these little suckers. There's a whole sub-culture dedicated to making...