Bakes For Breast Cancer Holds First Annual #OfficeBakeSale

Get your oven mitts ready! Our friends over at Bakes for Breast Cancer are making it fun and easy to participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. Here are details: Bakes for Breast Cancer, Inc., a regional non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research and care, is launching its first month-long “Office Bake…

The Cinnamon Rice Pudding at Anna’s Taqueria

I’m not a big rice or bread pudding fan mostly because everytime I’ve tried them they have always been mushy and gross. However, while at Anna’s Taqueria inhaling a grilled steak quesadilla, I noticed they had rice pudding and thought I would give it a try. It was yummy, pleasantly mushy yet structured enough not…

Four Layer Peanut Butter Cake for $3.29!

If you’re in the mood for peanut butter cups and manage to scrape together another dollar, head over to Whole Foods and get their peanut butter cake instead. This cake has four layers: a top later of a thick, smooth chocolate mousse, a layer of yellow cake, a later of peanut butter filling, and another…

Eating Your Way Through Autumn

So I’m taking a short break from dissertation editing and fretting about academic life to notice that the Red Sox are winning things and apparently it is Fall already. Hello outside world! While anything with pumpkin typically wins the “eating your way through Autumn” award, I’d like to suggest a couple alternatives. This morning while…

Don’t Smush Your Custard

So this is my second visit to Shake Shack. The first time I was here, I was super excited to try the frozen custard desserts in addition to the burgers. In Shake Shack terms, this means ordering something called a Concrete, “dense frozen custard ice cream blended at high speed with mix-ins.” I had tried…

The Pre-Birthday Cupcake

A coworker brought this cupcake in from Rosie’s Bakery because my birthday is on Friday. Isn’t it beautiful? While I’m not-so-patiently waiting to have my dissertation defense date set, I am excited about being able to give this blog the attention it deserves again. I’ve got plans to update the site, try to include updates from…

Crepes for Dinner

So you might have guessed I’m pretty fantastic at using food to bribe myself to work on my dissertation. Tonight this path took me to one of my favorite spots in all of Boston, Trident Booksellers & Cafe.  Here are tonight’s specials: I took a photo of the menu because I’m not going to remember…