Mary Swenson

Mary Swenson lives in a coastal town north of Boston in a very old house with her husband and antique cat where she enjoys cooking for and entertaining anyone and everyone. She is a freelance writer and photographer, an endless re-decorator, and runs a tiny handmade business. with her husband. She can be found Instagramming. and Pinning. between (and, let’s be honest, during) meetings for her “real job”, and will update her long-abandoned blog .when the mood strikes. One day. Maybe.

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Roasted Butternut and Sage Sauce Lasagne

Posted February 18, 2015

Oh my gosh, if it gets any colder out there, I’m going to just… dig into this lasagne, the entire casserole dish, in front of a fire. And then I’ll make another to gift to you because squash and cheese…

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Glittered Peach Nectar Mimosas

Posted August 25, 2014

This summer has been filled with an embarrassment of (delicious) riches. From the Plum-Frangipane Crostatas to the Streusel Topped Blueberry Pie, the Smitten Kitchen Ice Cream Cake to these Boozy Aperol Limemade Popcicles, and then this Champagne and Peach Sorbet…

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Goat Cheese Cake with Boozy Berries

Posted July 16, 2014

Now that summer is here, all warm and aromatic and fruity, I’m taking my time. I spent a weekend in Vermont with the family, just long enough to grill up everything, make some fresh pie and drink and laugh until…

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Rosemary Infused Honey

Posted June 16, 2014

I love France for many reasons, and one of them is the flavored olive oils, vinegars, and honeys. They seem to make each and every dish just a little more special, a little more thought about. A splash of tarragon…

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Rustic Fennel Apricot Bread

Posted April 22, 2014

Old Italian uncles, a much-loved and much-tested bread, and some killer apricots? Count me in! – Amy I have this really, really cute great-uncle. His name is Evo, and he’s 100% Italian – which, waaaay back when, apparently wasn’t a…

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Meyer Lemon Mini Cannoli Cups

Posted March 24, 2014

We may be a Boston-based operation, but that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate (read: adore) the West Coast. Mary just gave us yet another reason to dream of a warmer, more citrus-y state (of mind)… -Amy I’m a New England…

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Flourless Molten Chocolate Cake Cups

Posted February 11, 2014

When Mary popped up in front of me at the Eat Boutique Holiday Market last December, she was full of smiles, with a look that just cultivated joy. In fact, she felt just as she had in her early emails…

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