Fall Foodie: Cayenne and Cheesy Chili

During a recent night in, I decided to curl up with my fleece blankets and enjoy a couple of horror movies to get into the impending Halloween spirit. When that didn’t quite feel cozy enough, however- I also opted to make one of my go-to Fall comfort foods to add some extra warmth to what […]

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Creepy Creations: The World’s Biggest Peanut Butter Cup

When it comes to Halloween candy and, specifically- which Halloween candy is the best- the conversations can get downright divisive. While there are candies that are universally reviled and should never be passed out to Trick-Or-Treaters (I’m looking at you, Milk Duds)– the top five, typically things like Snickers and Kit Kats- are ranked differently […]

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Game Day Eats: Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

Usually around this time every year, I’d be taking a day trip to The Big E with my friends to do a little impulse shopping, hop on some potentially dangerous carnival rides- and indulge in deep fried Oreos, French fries and gourmet macaroni and cheese. Of course, COVID-19 had other plans, and much like everything […]

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Fall Foodie: Apple Cider Doughnut Holes

With Labor Day here, it’s finally time for me to start unveiling some of my favorite Fall-inspired recipes over the course of the next couple of months. Apple! Pumpkin! Cinnamon! This season calls for some of the greatest flavors to combine together in hearty, filling portions that warm the body and the spirit as the […]

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Local Loves: Hot Dog Annie’s

Having been born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts- there was one place that was mandatory to visit for families and groups of friends in and around the city before the end of each Summer- a little red roadside takeout spot in Leicester that has been there for over sixty years and remains famous for serving […]

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Taste of Summer: Buttermilk-Battered Pan-Fried Fish Fillets

I enjoy seafood year-round- it’s one of my favorite things to eat- but I especially love it in the Summertime when lobster rolls, crab cakes and fish and chips are served fresh and can be savored beach-side while the weather is still nice and warm here in New England. Since I’m getting getting ready to […]

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A Month to Remember: July 2020

With July wrapping up and August kicking off this coming weekend- it’s hard to imagine that there’s only a few weeks left in Summer 2020- and what an unprecedented Summer it’s been. While many of my favorite seasonal activities like music festivals and BBQs/cookouts with friends and family weren’t possible this year given the current […]

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Breakfast Buffet: Coconut Banana Pancakes

I’m sure I’ve said it before in past recipe posts- but I love the flavors of the Summer season. Fresh fruit, grilled meats and seafood, crisp vegetables and rich macaroni or potato salads- but a lot of those recipes are more for the afternoon and evening crowds. When it comes to breakfast- I haven’t really […]

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