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Thursday, December 2, 2021

Bento Happiness

After putting it off and shopping around for what seems like ages, I finally got my first official bento box the other night. The Angry Chef and I were tooling around Cambridge before dinner and...

A Toast to the Man in Black

To Johnny Cash. February 26, 1932 to September 12, 2003. Hard to believe it's been five years. Rest in peace.

Bloggy Award!

A big thank you to the Bloggy Awards, who gave us a lovely review this week. We're touched and honored. Go have a nibble!

Get Halloween-y: 13 Tricks and Treats

As sad as I am to see summer go, I'm really excited for fall—especially Halloween. It's still a little bit early for me to bust into full-fledged spooky shopping mode, but here's a baker's dozen...

Pillow Maki

I have two words for you: sushi pillow. You heard me. (Sushi pillow!) Now you can have your fish, and cuddle up with it, too. As someone who counts sushi among her five basic food groups,...

Shake It Up!

I admit it: I'm a fairly thirsty person. Normally I'm a red wine drinker. I love the good—and even some of the bad. Give me a Cabernet Sauvignon, a Brunello, a Bandol, and I couldn't...

Hot Chocolate Pots

A few days ago, I posted my version of Mayan Hot Chocolate. It occurred to me that there are all sorts of fabulous hot chocolate-y accessories out there—specifically, hot chocolate pots. Most hot chocolate pots...

Bento This!

Lately, there's been great interest in bento boxes in my (admittedly small but super fantastic) social circle. My dear friend the Lady Otter has put together some positively breathtaking lunches for herself. Here's a quick...

Fabulous Cookie Jars

Recently, I posted a recipe for Kourambiedes, which are crumbly, buttery Greek almond cookies. I have a pretty basic cookie jar, because I like to be able to see my cookies. In fact, I...

Seeking a Garbage Can that Doesn’t Suck

A good garbage can is one of the most important things in a kitchen. I know, I know. "This barely merits discussion," you're thinking. "I have a garbage can and it does its job: It...