Recipes & Cooking

Throw Your Own Wedding: Pâtes de Fruits (pat-A fwee)

By Ross Sveback / March 22, 2012

These candies have a very, fancy name yet are simply jellied fruit.  Depending on the type of fruit you are…

Throw Your Own Wedding: Peppered Pig Candy

By Ross Sveback / March 22, 2012

If you love bacon, you are going to love this appetizer – you may not even want to share it…

Throw Your Own Wedding: Spring Carrot Layer Cake

By Ross Sveback / March 22, 2012

Spring is the inspiration for this cake.  Iced in a Spring green and embellished with tender vegetables, this is sure…

Slice: Sweet Things

By Joy Summers / February 23, 2012

There is no reason to skip dessert, not in this town.  We boast some of the best pastry chefs in…

Socially Savvy: Polishing Your Skills

By Sean Ryan and Edward Piechowski / February 9, 2012

Prepare for Spring with a Midwinter Cooking Class Winter’s cold dark nights can leave us feeling as if we’re locked…

Truffle Hunt with Bret Bannon: Stay at Julia Child’s Home in France

By Lavender / January 11, 2012

Program We are excited to be considering offering a Winter Truffle Hunt in 2012. Details are currently being finalized. The…

Locally Sourced: Sitting at Bret’s Table

By Joy Summers / December 15, 2011

On a crisp winter afternoon, I was invited inside the warm Longfellow neighborhood home of Bret Bannon and his partner…

Locally Sourced: Food Swap

By Joy Summers / December 1, 2011

I learned many invaluable lessons this summer. One was that pickling is really just boiling – shockingly simple. Who knew? Also, making…

Holiday How-To: Reminisce and Stress Less

By John Michael Lerma / December 1, 2011

I was the hippopotamus for Christmas Christmas wasn’t about anxiety until 5th grade.  It used to be the odor of…

Nordic Ware: Family Affair

By John Michael Lerma / November 3, 2011

I grew up watching Leave it to Beaver, Father Knows Best, and first run Brady Bunch on television.  Entrepreneurship was…

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