Shelby Larsson

Shelby Larsson, writer, editor, resides in Boston, where she wanders across the city, eating and drinking as she goes. She loves New England (with a particular affinity for Maine), architecture, cities, beer, cheese, and adores cooking up a big meal for family and friends. You can read more about Shelby’s eating adventures on her blog, Lady Gouda.

Salt Water Farm Cafe

Posted August 27, 2013

Ever since I moved up to the (literally) greener pastures of the northeast (from Texas), I have longed to visit Maine. Everything I hear sounds positively magical: rocky beaches, farmer’s markets, and the ever-present salty breeze. Shelby’s adventures have transformed…

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Puritan, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Posted June 16, 2013

We feature many boutique food makers on Eat Boutique and, just in case you were wondering, restauranteurs are makers too! After several visits to Puritan & Company, I felt the vibe of a true maker in every detail. Between the…

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Soft Pretzels with Fondue

Posted January 14, 2013

This time of year, sometimes you just have to cut all the sweet with a salty snack.  Despite loving a nibble of candy cane ice cream and Christmas cookies and holiday booze, the idea of a soft pretzel and homemade…

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Apple Dutch Baby

Posted October 31, 2012

With fall in full swing, I have been cooking and baking with apples more than anything else these past few weeks. Time and time again, I find myself pulling The Apple Lover’s Cookbook off my kitchen shelf, looking through its…

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Blueberry and Nectarine Crisp

Posted August 26, 2012

Shelby has an amazing talent for combining fruit, a bit of sugar, flour and spices into a dish I want to eat for breakfast, lunch or dessert. Remember this Blueberry Bread Pudding? This Crisp is no different and uses my…

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Bonfire Food: Banana Boats

Posted August 9, 2012

S’mores have long held the seat of honor at summer bonfires.   The promise of melty chocolate and perfectly golden marshmallows sandwiched between two squares of graham crackers will quickly send kids running to look for the perfect roasting stick.…

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Refrigerator Bread and Butter Pickles

Posted July 16, 2012

If summer went exactly as planned, I’d spend cool July evenings around a big bonfire in my back yard.  Friends would gather, we’d cook easy summer dishes, grill up some meat and top our burgers and dogs with homemade fixin’s…

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