Monthly Archives: July 2009

Bastille Day Feast

Foreign Holidays = Good excuses for dinner parties. We started with Gregor Mendel cocktails, French-ified with a splash of Chartreuse. Nicks and Christina brought ancho├»ade (spread of anchovies, garlic, cilantro) which we broiled for a few minutes on toasts. Then … Continue reading

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Bastille Day Menu!

Bastille Day was incroyable. I’m going to post about a few dishes we made, but I need to spend some time recovering (sleeping) before writing too much. In the meantime, translate this menu to get yourself excited. ** Mousse des … Continue reading

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The Best of the Garden

I got home. It was time for dinner. The rain had stopped for the first time all day. I ran to the roof. It had been a while since I’d had a garden salad, and Ben and I had been … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Tory Row, Harvard Square

I’d already read about Tory Row, and passed by it several times (it takes up the location formerly occupied by The Greenhouse, a popular breakfast spot) by the time Ben and I stopped in for dinner. We were both looking … Continue reading

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Grilled pizza!

Step 1: Make some pizza dough. Or buy some. Step 2: Flatten dough. Heat grill. Put pizza dough directly on medium heat grill. Step 3. Grill 1 side. Take off grill. Find random toppings from refrigerator. We used: home-made pesto, … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Small Plates, Harvard Square

Sometimes you wish dinner was just appetizers and desserts. Which is why tapas is great. Ben, my mother, and I went to Small Plates, tucked away off of JFK street in Harvard Sq on a Thursday night. It replaced another … Continue reading

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Collard Greens

I like avoiding going to work. So I joined a couple friends and went to a farm in Concord early in the morning. On a quarter acre, Food for Free plants a variety of vegetables to grow, harvest, and donate … Continue reading

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