Monthly Archives: May 2013

The top 5 grilling tips you need to know


Today is Memorial Day, and whether it’s at home or with friends, the vast majority of Americans will celebrate with a cookout. Here are some quick grilling tips to ensure you’ll do your grilling right: Make sure your grill is

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Cheese blintzes for Shavuot

Tonight begins Shavuot – the Jewish holiday that celebrates the occasion when god gave the torah to the Jewish people at Mount Sinai more than 3,000 years ago. More info on that can be found here. Shavuot is traditionally celebrated

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Fiddlehead season!

Sauteed fiddleheads

Fiddleheads are the edible tender shoots of the ostrich fern, found throughout the Northeast U.S. but especially common in Maine. They fall into the same category as fresh peas, morels, squash blossoms, and other seasonal delicacies – they’re here for

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A simple salad for spring

Arugula Salad

This time of year can be torturous for farmer’s market enthusiasts. Here in Boston, sprig weather is here but most vegetable crops aren’t ready for harvest yet. What’s a locavore to do? A simple salad using pantry ingredients is a

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