I just realized that I never got around to sharing all my Halloween photos with you guys. But, who says you can’t have a little Halloween in December? After all, signs of All Hallows Eve are never far away, especially when you live in Salem, Massachusetts, a.k.a. Witch City.
Phew! Here’s a quick look back at my entries into the Breakstone’s Battle of the Kitchen Bloggers, hosted by Sandra Lee. (Yep, the same folks who hosted last year’s Triple Churned Challenge.) The Breakstone’s Battle of the Kitchen Bloggers For the contest, Kraft invited me and 2 other bloggers to duke it out. Picture American […]
This pizza is easy enough to pull off on a weeknight. It’s my 2nd entry in Breakstone’s Battle of the Kitchen Bloggers, hosted by Sandra Lee. (Vote & you could win $2,500!)
This is my appetizer entry in the Breakstone’s Battle of the Kitchen Bloggers! Check out what Food Network’s Sandra Lee thinks of my recipe! Plus, you can vote and enter to win a grand prize of $2,500!
I put figs in the same camp as black licorice: People love them—or hate them. There never seems to be a middle ground. If you’re in the first group, then man-oh-man, are you in for a treat. Personally, I love figs. (And black licorice, if you’re keeping score.) They’re sweet; they’re earthy. Not to mention, […]
Ahoy! So, I’m so excited I might burst! I just signed the contract for my first book deal! (Can you see me glowing from there?) OK. *deep breaths* Here’s the scoop. The book The working title is Slushed: From Frozen Gin Fizz to Watermelon Margarita Sorbet—150 Icy Treats for the Coolest Happy Hour Ever. (Ah, frosty, liquid […]
Let me start by saying: This was not a scientific experiment. This was one little mouse in her kitchen with 2 pots and 8 lbs. of short ribs. If you want science, check out Cook’s Illustrated exhaustive test. (Nitpickers, please pick nits over there.) When it comes to cast iron, to a lot of people, […]
This Easter, give that hard-working bunny a little help and make your own candy. You can do it. It’s easier than you might think. Here are a handful of great candy recipes that you can make at home. They’re tried and true favorites at The Mouse House. I’ve even included a few treats for the, […]
I’ve always had an active imagination. I am that auntie who likes to tell your kids stories. If you know me, you know what I’m talking about. And if you have kids under five, chances are that I’ve told your wee ones a tall tale or two. For example, if your kids think that squirrels […]
Now, as you might imagine, Salem, Mass. can be a pretty interesting place to live. And when it comes to celebrating the rites of Spring, I’d argue that no one does it better—this side of ancient Rome, that is. Last weekend, we hit Salem’s fourth annual Spring Fling event, hosted by our favorite kitchen shop […]