Archive for the ‘quick’ Category

Santa brought me an immersion blender for Christmas, and I must admit, I’ve been going a little crazy blending things. I’ve made a couple really great soups and this is the first of those. This soup was crazy easy and very tasty. However, if I did it again I would use only half the amount […]



So apparently I blinked, and suddenly summer was here. Seems like yesterday it was May and we were all thrilled at the prospect of a sunny, 70 degree day. Now we’re all cursing the heat and humidity and running up our electric bills, churning out the A/C. The last thing anyone wants to do on […]

These little toasts are perfect for snacking, appetizers, cocktail parties, Superbowl parties, breakfast, or any time really! You can freeze them for up to two weeks, and pop them in the oven as needed, or you can whip up a whole batch at once and please even the most gourmet of house guests. Ruth Reichl […]

Today, in Boston, it is grey and rainy and generally dreary. Which is, if you ask me, a perfect example of how I feel about going back to work after the Thanksgiving holiday. All of the planning, the cooking, the eating, seeing family and friends, traveling, and relaxing is over, and we’re back to work… […]

I wanted to share this recipe up because it’s so easy to make (a lot easier than taking a good food photo when it’s dark out!), and really good. Salmon and capers have always been linked in my mind; my mom always made them together when I was younger, and so many delicious recipes use […]

So I’ve been getting a lot of great tips lately from Apartment Therapy’s food/kitchen blog,, and when I saw this recipe on there I thought I absolutely had to try it – and conveniently, we had everything on hand already! The ingredients are few and common, but they produce a sauce flavor and texture […]

Happy Monday, everyone! I can’t believe how fast August is flying by. Before I know it we will be in our new apartment with a new kitchen and missing our old roommates and old house. Chris gets home from his Eurotrip this week, then we pack, celebrate his birthday on Monday, and move on Tuesday! […]