Sweet news in Chestnut Hill: Rosie’s remains open

Image source. YAYYYYY. “Although the original Rosie’s Bakery in Inman Square shut for good this weekend, the Chestnut Hill Rosie’s – and the stand in South Station – remain open, co-owner Judy Rosenberg reports. A note about the closing that was posted in Chestnut Hill did not make it clear it applied only to the…

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…

Cupcakes "So Good It’s Stupid"

Hi folks, still writing. For a limited time (only until February 14!) you can sample cupcakes from Shabby Chic Sweets Boutique. Normally to sample their treats you would have to travel all the way to Windham, New Hampshire, so I highly recommend checking out their cupcake kiosk at Cambridgeside Galleria mall located between the Apple store…

Want Free Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream?

Image by I.Z. RELOADED : DAILY ONLINE REFRESHMENTS A little birdie sent me the schedule for the Ben & Jerry’s Boston Scoop Truck for Wednesday, July 28: Boston Common – 11:30am-12:30pm Faneuil Hall – 1:30 – 2:30pm Harvard Square – 4:00 – 5:00pm Enjoy the free sample of ice cream!

Cake Decorating at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts

Not long ago, I was fortunate to attend a cake decorating class with pastry chef Lisa Raffael of Delicious Desserts at the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts.  It was a very generous birthday gift that I will always cherish.  I highly recommend the class and the teacher, who let me walk out of the class…

Make a Bee-Line for Berry Line

Have you been to BerryLine yet? I’ve only visited their location in Fenway but there are also locations in Porter Square and Harvard Square.  According to the counter person I chatted with, BerryLine is locally-owned and operated and has been open a couple years.  They use all-natural frozen yogurt, no frankenfood chemicals here, and their…

A Tribute to Julia Child, Via Web Round-Up

PBS: Julia Child: Lessons with Master Chefs. Julia Child Cooking Videos on PBS. Bon Appétit! Julia Child’s Kitchen at the Smithsonian. Julia Child – Archive of American Television Interview. From the Cosby Show.

Sweet & Savory Summer Dining at Finale

Photo by Finale As posted on the Finale web site: This summer you can enjoy dinner for two at Finale for one sweet price.A sensational deal — offered for a limited time! Offer begins June 22. 2 Dinners + 2 Desserts = 1 Sweet Price ($29.99)

Sweet Cupcakes Coming to Harvard Square

(Photo by Eric Levin/Eleven Studios) Coming in late April! From this article on Boston.com: Is Harvard Square ready for the Organic Karat and the Red Velvet? Those are among the menu items that will be available at Sweet Cupcakes, a self-described “cupcake boutique” that is scheduled to open at Zero Brattle Street in late April,…