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Cold Cherry Soup

Cold Cherry Soup

by BnB Finder July 29th, 2014| Best BnB Bites, Recipes

Sweet soup -- that's meant to be served cold. If you've never cooled off with a dish like that on a hot summer evening, try this sweet and spicy soup made with fresh cherries, quality maple syrup, and a touch of black currant liqueur. Cherries

candy cane cookies

Candy Cane Cookies

by BnB Finder December 17th, 2013| Best BnB Bites, Recipes
Here's a Christmas treat that combines two favorites: cookies and candy canes. These cookies are not only shaped like real, 3-d candy canes, they're also rolled in a coating of sugar and crushed candy cane. After making a batch of simple sugar cookie dough (remember to use confectioner's sugar),

BOKX 109 American Prime

by Julia Loschiavo June 20th, 2013| Chef Interviews
Located in the Hotel Indigo in Newton, Massachusetts, BOKX 109 American Prime provides guests with quality food, service, and experience. A modern atmosphere combines with high-quality foods to create the epitome of fine dining. An emphasis on locally grown produce and natural meats give the menu freshness and
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Cafe de Boston: A Marketplace Eatery

by Julia Loschiavo May 16th, 2013| Chef Interviews
Located in Boston's Financial District, Cafe de Boston provides customers with a customizable and delicious breakfast and lunch experience. The unique marketplace concept provides customers with complete control over their meal, giving them the option of self-serve or made-to-order stations. From the salad bar packed with fresh, high-quality produce
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Chef Gerry Tice

by Rachel Dushkewich April 18th, 2013| Chef Interviews
Looking to blend historic Boston experiences with cutting-edge culinary flavor? Look no further than the OMNI Parker House! Savor Boston Cream Pie at its birthplace where literary greats like Charles Dickens and Ralph Waldo Emerson hosted their “Saturday Club!” Just as historic as its location
Chef Mark Goldberg

Chef Mark Goldberg

by Rachel Dushkewich February 28th, 2013| Chef Interviews
Looking for the latest and greatest in New England cuisine? Look no further than PARK, right in the middle of Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts! Relatively new on the scene, PARK opened its doors in the spring of 2012. Chef Mark Goldberg mixes French

Bacon Jam

by BnB Finder February 12th, 2013| Best BnB Bites, Recipes
In the last few years, bacon lovers have found new and often surprising ways to use their favorite smoked meat. Not only is bacon not just for breakfast anymore, it's not just for savory dishes anymore. Bacon has jumped out of the frying pan (and the salad bowl and

Chef Lydia Shire

by Michele Pesula Kuegler May 7th, 2012| Chef Interviews
As our spring menu series draws near to its end, we arrive close to home.  This week, our first stop is in Boston.  Only an hour away from where I live, it is one of my favorite, local culinary destinations.  The array of foods available is just amazing.  One

Olé Mexican Grill, Cambridge, MA

by Michele Pesula Kuegler February 2nd, 2012| Restaurant Reviews
On an evening without kids in our company, what better way is there to spend the evening than a leisurely dinner for two at a restaurant?  With last Friday being one of those nights, I graciously accepted the offer to dine at Olé Mexican Grill.  Not only would

Ithaki, Ipswich, MA

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 10th, 2011| Restaurant Reviews
I was invited to dinner at Ithaki last week.  Bringing my husband for company, we made the hour drive in hopes of finding a tasty meal ahead.  Much to our delight, we enjoyed a delicious three-course meal that was filled with great food, excellent service, and pleasant atmosphere.

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Whim, North Andover, MA

by Michele Pesula Kuegler May 26th, 2011| Restaurant News
We are starting our summer series with a brand new restaurant, Whim, which is located at Smolak Farm.  To learn more about this restaurant, we interviewed Michael Smolak, owner of the farmer.

TT: Last summer you had a chef demo series.  How did you decide to integrate that into your

Blue on Highland, Needham, MA

by Michele Pesula Kuegler May 12th, 2011| Chef Interviews
If you're contemplating a night out at a fine restaurant, perhaps Boston is the destination of choice.  However, if you want to stay away from the traffic and parking delights of that city, why not look to the west?  Just thirty minutes outside, you will find Blue on Highland,
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