Throw an outdoor soiree with these fire-friendly dishes.

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Seven Hearty Meals for the Dad Who Does Everything

Posted June 13, 2016

In my eyes, my dad can do anything. He is the mechanic, the cook, the driver, and—my favorite—the storyteller. When I was little, I loved those long family car rides where my mom and sisters would nod off to sleep, and I would stay…

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Sea Salt and Black Pepper Rub

Posted May 31, 2016

How my Irish-American guy, born and raised not ten miles from Boston’s city center, grew up to love barbecue is beyond me. Not only barbecue but a very specific style of barbecue — yeah, Boston boys are complex and pretty…

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7 Ways to Grill for a Smokin’ Good Summer Day

Posted May 24, 2016

Let’s dust off the grill, shall we? With spring comes tulips, ramps, sunshine, and our dear old friend, the backyard. If someone can tell me one thing that doesn’t benefit from the smoke and sear of a grill I’ll hand over my next vacation…

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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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Grilled Peach, Corn and Prosecco Mussels

Posted September 18, 2014

Crossover dishes have my heart this week and this one is just so special. Mussels cuddle up to late summer produce in a sparkling broth that says, “sure, it’s almost soup season but let’s keep the prosecco thing going a…

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Grilled Oysters with Herb Butter

Posted July 14, 2014

It’s summer and like I said in this post for Beef, Stout & Oyster Pie last week, I am oyster-crazy right now. Once grilled, small oysters take on an sweeter, concentrated note. And topped with herb butter, well, it’s basically…

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