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Green Thanksgiving: Packing up the Leftovers

In our family, we’ve slowly crossed sandwich and snack ziploc bags off of our shopping list and replaced them with re-usable, and easily washable Happy Sacks.  My daughter’s lunch rarely has anything disposable in it.  Her cutlery is Bambu.  All our leftovers are kept in glass or melamine.  Why should the holidays …

Store Hours: Shopping for Turkeys

Bakers’ Best Monday-Friday 7:30 am – 7:00 pm Thursday (Thanksgiving): CLOSED (617) 332-4588 Flour Bakery We have stopped taking orders for Thanksgiving but we are working hard to make extras of everything to sell on Wednesday, first come first serve.  Happy Holidays! Monday-Tuesday 7:00 am – 7:00 pm -Fort Point …

Thanksgiving To Do List

Here we go… Whether you are at home or at work this week, tomorrow is a pivotal day in the preparations for Thanksgiving. To do: Make a detailed grocery list for all the ingredients for all the meals before, during and just after Thanksgiving. Do not go shopping (unless you …

What's For Dinner: Supper Club

Smells of warm cookies waft down the hall.  Supper is warming in the oven.  Vegetables are steaming on the stovetop.  The home-made oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are perched on their cooling rack.  The sweet sound of a cork popping from the bottle of red wine and the clink of wine …

Thanksgiving: The Peripheral Meals

I think the biggest problem with Thanksgiving is when you forget about the peripheral meals.  There are the friends who drop by the day before because they are in town.  There is tea after the New Yorkers come in after their longer than expected drive.  There is lunch on Wednesday …

Cranberry Turkey Sandwich

If you just can’t wait for Thanksgiving, buy some cranberries and you can give yourself some tastes of the holidays this week.  With a little cranberry sauce you can make the Cranberry Roquefort Tartines if you are feeling festive.  If you just need a sandwich for work, buy some turkey, bread and take …