Happy Holidays!

On the off chance you needed another excuse to check out Flour Bakery, watch Greater Boston’s Jim Braude whip out his doggy bags when presented with an array of Flour desserts and Oleana treats: May your holiday season bring you just as much joy!

Peeps S’mores

The dissertation hasn’t completely killed me yet, but it is trying. Here’s a break from all the madness – Peeps S’mores! I’m not the world’s biggest Peeps fan but this idea was both easy enough to persuade me to make it without needing to create piles of dishes and, after eating two of these s’mores,…

Cookbooks from Boston’s Best Chefs All in One Place

If you still need holiday gifts this season, or just want to marvel at the sheer awesomeness of how many fantastic cooks we have in this town, Boston Chefs has put together a great list of cookbooks by local chefs: Cookbooks for Everyone this Holiday Season I’m going to resist the urge, for now, to…

Happy Halloween from Julie & Julia

Ed. Note (11/4): We’re now #19 in the list – thanks so much for all your votes!  🙂 Ed. Note: We’re now entered in the Celebrity Halloween Costumes From HuffPost Readers. Please vote for us here: — Posted from my iPhone

One year ago today…

I celebrated my first year anniversary with my boyfriend and surprised him with this awesome chocolate cake from Serenade Chocolatier in Brookline Village. Highly, highly recommended! It’s sort of like a piñata cake filled with all sorts of chocolate goodies inside. The cake even comes complete with small hammer! Happy Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day Goodies Round-Up

Gentle Readers, here are some yummy ideas for Valentine’s Day that have landed in my inbox: Dancing Deer Baking Co., whose motto “nothing says lovin like goodies from our oven!” couldn’t be more true, is offering Penny shipping on orders totaling $29.95 or more using code VPSHIP9 at checkout. A preview of their goodies: Fat…