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What We’re Loving: Spirited Cocktails for Halloween

Posted October 29, 2014

Come, sit for a spell (sorry just a little Halloween humor). Living just a few miles from Salem, Massachusetts, I appreciate this spooky, kooky, creepy, crawly holiday in a way that goes beyond the scares, tricks, and treats. Halloween, to me, is…

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Six Ridiculously Delicious Rhubarb Recipes

Posted April 18, 2014

Want to know a (not-so-secret) secret? Maggie is crazy—as in over the moon—about rhubarb. How do I know? Let’s just say that the last few weeks of recipe testing for her upcoming cookbook, Food Gift Love, have included a delightful…

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Five Reasons to Fall for Campari

Posted March 28, 2014

Oh, Campari, how I have loathed and loved you. And I am not alone. Many find the first few sips of this scarlet-hued liqueur to be a bit abrasive. It is only after persevering through a bit of face puckering…

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Food Gift: Basilcello

Posted December 2, 2013

I remember my initial sip of homemade Limoncello. It was my very first small batch infusion, and after 40 days of marinating, the cordial’s big reveal was at a backyard picnic with all my European friends. I suppose I’m the…

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Apple Orange Hot Toddy

Posted November 5, 2013

When the air gets nippy, we want a hot beverage (with just a little booze) to help combat the cold. Thankfully, Denise has a Hot Toddy with a dash of homemade apple simple syrup and a bit of orange that is…

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Little Tipples: Blackberry Bourbon

Posted October 29, 2013

  This is the second installment of Little Tipples, a neat little series hatched by illustrator Katt Frank and food writer Sean St. John. To see the first, check out Sloe Gin. This time, one of our favorite berries gets…

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Blackberry Farm

Posted October 23, 2013

Rachel volunteered at one of our very first Eat Boutique Holiday Markets, and has returned to every single event since. That’s five big markets, people, so she’s worked herself into my life such that my Mom now asks, “How’s Rachel?”…

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