July 2009

Julie and Julia: A Movie Review

July 30, 2009
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I’ve just returned home from an advanced screening of Julie and Julia, and while I’d like to stay calm, cool, and collected and write an analytical and objective review of the film without using effusive words I have to admit that this will be an utter impossibility because I found the film to be absolutely […]

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Summer Vegetable Gratin

July 22, 2009
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In the summer time my mind doesn’t normally think, “Eureka! Let’s make a casserole.” But perhaps it should? The rainbow of produce I picked up at the Copley Square Farmers Market seemed destined for greatness so when I stumbled upon this light and eye appealing recipe I knew I had found a match made in […]

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Boston Food Blogger Julie and Julia Meet-Up

July 20, 2009
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I feel like I’ve been waiting for this movie to open forever at this point. I just loved reading My Life in France as well as Julie Powell’s thoroughly enjoyable Julie and Julia novel and I simply can’t wait until I have the opportunity to see Meryl Streep and Amy Adams bring both women to […]

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$20 and the Copley Square Farmers Market

July 15, 2009
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I’m absolutely astounded at the amount of gorgeous fresh produce that I was able to purchase yesterday at the Copley Square Farmers Market for less than $20. Yes, I still had 25 cents to spare after my vegetable shopping spree that included rainbow carrots and ruby red beets from Atlas Farm, summer squash and zucchini, […]

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Homemade Nutter Butters

July 9, 2009
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As an unabashed peanut butter addict who frequently can be caught eating spoonfuls of the sweet and salty goop directly from the jar I am by default also a fan of Nutter Butter cookies. This recipe caught my eye quite some time ago and I found it yesterday while browsing through my extensive collection of […]

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Cape Cod Popcorn

July 6, 2009
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There’s a home movie of me swirling around my family that unfortunately only exists on a VHS tape or I’d happily share it with you. Don’t worry there isn’t any night vision or scantily clad D list celebrities in it. It’s simply several very amusing takes of me around 7 or 8 years of age […]

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