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Apricot Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Posted July 28, 2015

One of the many things I enjoy about contributing to Eat Boutique is that I have truly become a better hostess and a better guest. Since I’m always thinking about how to make and give food, sharing recipes here just makes sense.…

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Mustard Sea Salt

Posted July 26, 2015

I have a complicated relationship with ribbon. String, twine or straight up fabric ribbon, every type is so very gorgeous. I love them all so much, I want them all right now. In fact, I can’t stand to toss gently used…

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The Quickest Spicy Pickled Green Beans

Posted July 23, 2015

It’s funny how you can live with someone forever, share secrets, talk endlessly and still never really learn everything about your person. I recently learned that my person, Lenny, likes pickles. I was dumbfounded; I genuinely had no idea! Fortunately,…

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10 Summer Food Gifts Inspired By My Organic Garden

Posted July 16, 2015

Every spring, I commit to building a stupendous summer garden. I challenge myself in small part to flex my green thumb, and in major part to multiply my food gift potential. I’ll make a food gift from anything I find at the local market…

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Welcome to the New Eat Boutique!

Posted July 13, 2015

I’m a steadfast sucker for nostalgia. I know I owe this to my parents — one a devotee to the sentimental and the other stuck squarely in the present, always, which was sometimes a bit of a downer. Those dueling…

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What We Love: Picnic Sides

Posted June 26, 2015

  A friend recently asked me to recommend a kid-friendly spot for brunch near Boston’s Public Garden. For eleven adults and four kids. This probably isn’t as difficult as getting a reservation at The French Laundry, or Blue Hill at…

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