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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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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Cookout Classics: Grilled Corn with Spicy Aioli

In the Summertime, I love grilling fruits and vegetables. There’s just something so satisfying about grilled pineapple and watermelon skewers with some feta added in for good measure- or some grilled onions and peppers to throw on top of a freshly prepared and juicy cheeseburger. Here in New England- grilling outdoors is an activity that’s […]

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Summer Scoops: One-Ingredient Watermelon Sorbet

I know that this upcoming Fourth of July isn’t going to be like anything we’ve grown used to in terms of celebrations here in the States. Large cookouts/BBQs, packed pool parties, busy beach days, and crowded fireworks displays are pretty much cancelled this year in states that are taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously- but that […]

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Cookout Classics: BLT Tacos

Making a BLT isn’t exactly a challenge and doesn’t require any significant level of skill. It’s three basic, core ingredients and mayonnaise (if you prefer) spread out on some bread or a roll. Writing a long introductory post about something so simple doesn’t exactly feel necessary. What I *will* say is that BLTs are also […]

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