Craving in New England: Spice, Raw, Fresh, Warm

Here are some of the dishes I’m craving right now. These are all things I have delved into lately. Mushrooms I love mushrooms all year but especially in the winter. The earthy umami flavour and toothsome texture of mushrooms are hearty, cozy and comforting. These are some gorgeous mushrooms from …

The Other Concord: Concord NH

“You’re going to Concord, NH?” *blink blink* -long distant stare- was the reaction I got when I mentioned that Isabelle and I were going to a mother daughter weekend away. People talked about how Concord, NH was a little run down and not so pleasant. I’ve never been afraid of …

Xfinity Has Chutzpah (Sponsored)

Sometimes progress is slow, but when a company has chutzpah, the kind of chutzpah Mrs Maisel has, you’d be surprised how fast things can change. We use Xfinity services at home and I partner with them as well on posts such as this one. I have been wanting to watch …

Holiday Treats: Gluten Free Pecan Pralines

Candy without a candy thermometer? I was skeptical but willing to give it a try. They were actually that easy and delicious. Gluten Free Pecan Pralines Ingredients 1 1/2 cups of pecans, chopped slightly 1 cup brown sugar dark or light works ⅓ cups heavy cream ¼ cups butter, unsalted …

Clara’s Nutcracker: José Mateo’s Ballet Theatre

There are as many unique dancers as there are snowflakes, and there may he just as many versions of The Nutcracker. The story is basically the same, with a few additional characters based on which country you see The Nutcracker in and which version is being performed. Some variations focus …

Cookie Decorating in North Cambridge:

Making and decorating cookies with your kids can be a fun memorable moment. On the flip side, it can be a crazed stressful mess. This year you can take a shortcut and do it for a great cause. NOCA Provisions located in North Cambridge has begun their “Kids for Kids” …