City Living Boston

Cantaloupe and Prosciutto

This is hardly a recipe, but the ingredients really matter.  This is an appetizer that takes a fabulous ingredient and highlights it.  This is also a finger food that can stretch your dollar.  You don’t need a lot of this prosciutto to go a long way.  If you are having …

Endive Cru Three Ways

I’m not having a party this week.  I’m still recovering from Thanksgiving.  But, I do want to give you a couple recipes that are quick and easy for a dinner or cocktail party or even a festive after school snack.  So this morning, I went to get my coffee at Formaggio Kitchen …

Mamadou's & Winston's Flowers

So what’s new? Mamadou’s Artisan Bakery is now open in Winchester.  Mamadou’s has been at the farmer’s market in Arlington.  Mamadou is from Senegal and is now offering artisan bread all year at their Winchester Bakery on 63 Swanton Street  They are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10am – 6pm. Winston isn’t …

Chicken with Olives and Tangy Beer-Tomato Sauce

This recipe is a slight modification of a recipe from Maryana Vollstedt’s book The big book of casseroles. Chicken with olives and tangy beer-tomato sauce Remember to double the recipe if you are making it for your family and another family.  Otherwise one recipe will give you 6 servings. Ingredients: Tangy Beer-Tomato …

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 …