Beef and Guinness Pie

Posted January 1, 2013

This recipe warms our hearts and our bellies. It is the perfect little pot of dinner. Pour some red and follow Denise’s instructions – both for cooking and for dining fireside. I plan to. And, I’d love to hear what…

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Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal

Posted October 18, 2012

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and it is the one that I have the hardest time making. I have a pretty painless routine during the week, and I still never seem to manage to get a…

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Perfect Plum Crisp

Posted September 5, 2012

Oh boy, I sympathize with Denise and Lenny! Summer is evaporating by the second and there are plenty of baked goods to still make. Thank goodness, sweet and tart plums linger into September. I’m going to enjoy this truly perfect…

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French Onion Soup

Posted March 12, 2012

Paris is getting warmer by the day. You can see and smell the city transform into spring and, quite frankly, it’s exciting; everyone is in the best mood. But as I walked the brocantes around the city yesterday, it was…

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Asian-Inspired Meatballs and Spaghetti

Posted February 27, 2012

When the weather changes from winter to spring, I tend to want lighter dishes. But it could be cold and grey or warm and sunny, and I’ll always want meatballs. They’re well-suited to a fancy cocktail get-together or a regular…

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Pear Liqueur

Posted October 25, 2011

Yesterday was National Food Day, and we had a lovely time participating in the Boston Food Swappers‘ community-sourced potluck in Boston. I was one of the judges, and everything was just delicious. I hope the winner enjoyed our Eat Boutique…

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