The holiday season had me crunched for time this year. I wanted to give some sort of food gifts to my family, but cookies weren’t an option because my sister Courtney does a gorgeous job with cookies each year, and I still haven’t been able to master fudge. There wasn’t enough time to bake bread, […]
As I have said many times, I get a lot of magazines. They are split pretty evenly between food and mom magazines, which I think is totally normal for a single 30-year old woman with a weakness for cheap subscriptions to publications that trend towards crockpot recipes, “design on a dime” tips, and the occasional Jamie […]
New England food comes in many forms, and Brooke Dojny has included them all in the newly revised edition of “New England Home Cooking.” The book is a true pleasure to peruse - not just for its wealth of over 350 recipes, but the back story and detail given to each dish. I am always interested in the story behind […]
I will get to this glorious breakfast burrito in 2 shakes… But first, Happy Evacuation Day! Never heard of it? You’re about to.
Last weekend Kayte introduced me to the German Baked Pancake. More like an enormous popover than a pancake, the entire thing is baked in an oven-proof skillet and served in wedges. I don’t know how I managed to live nearly thirty years without knowing about this dish. Shameful!
Sometimes we would have oatmeal for supper when I was little. My mom would make a pot of it on the stove, and then set out molasses, maple syrup, raisins, and brown sugar. We had fun building our own bowls…like an ice cream bar. Until this winter I hadn’t had homemade oatmeal in roughly 20 […]
I grew up with two kinds of coffee cake…the homemade tube-pan version my mom made and the Drake’s packaged version my grandparents always had in the cabinet, alongside the Devil Dogs and Swiss Cake Rolls. My mom’s version, sweet and crunchy with nuts, memorably served as my birthday cake one year when I had a […]
After a super fun night at Greg and Courtney’s wedding, nothing could have been more delightful than waking up Sunday morning to the sight of falling snow. It really capped off the Currier and Ives feel of the weekend, and since I knew I wasn’t the one that was going to be driving in it, […]
Now that we have entered the most magical of months, it’s time to celebrate all things holiday – and that includes here at A&A! I will be trying out holiday recipes and featuring some of my favorite sights, sounds, and smells of the season, along with the occasional cup of cheer. This is the time […]