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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

A Local’s Guide to Boston Irish Pubs & Bars

Ah, Boston. So many pubs. So little time. Especially around St. Patrick's day. Boston is home to some of the oldest taverns in the nation. I've lived here for about 15 years now. The Angry...

Homemade Irish Cream Liqueur

I learned to cook from my mom, who works a certain kind of magic in the kitchen. Of all the things I've learned from her, how to make homemade Irish cream liqueur may not...

Garlic & Rosemary Lamb Lollipop Chops

Lamb rib chops, often called lollipop chops when the bone is Frenched, are an oh-so-sweet appetizer that's simple to make and impressive to present. They're easy to eat, and much more elegant than...

Sweet Valentine’s Mice

Valentine's Mice by Kristin Schell of The Schell Cafe I came down this morning to the nicest e-mail from foodie friend Kristin Schell over at The Schell Cafe in Texas. I couldn't resist sharing. Kristin made...

The Best Way to Roast a Duck (Hello, Crispy Skin!)

Intimidated by roasting a whole duck? Don't be. This post will teach you the best way to roast a duck, and guide you along with step-by-step photos. Editor's Note (Updated November 2021): Since 2009, this...

Two Chocolate-y Valentine’s Treats: Candy & Cocktails, Oh My!

Valentine's Day is approaching. Love it or hate it, it's a fabulous excuse to indulge in a few sweets. Here are recipes for two devilishly delightful chocolate-y treats. Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Hearts (Peanut-butter cup and pretzel...

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...