Splurge Worthy Crab Cakes: Chesapeake Crab Cakes

I live near the ocean and I am very picky about the seafood I eat.  It has to be fresh, it has to be good quality, I’d like it to be as sustaineable as possible, and I don’t want the flavour of the actual fish or seafood to be covered up by any mayonnaise, masked…

New Mother Hubbard: A Full Pantry in Brookline

Old Mother Hubbard Went to the cupboard, To give the poor dog a bone; When she came there, The cupboard was bare, And so the poor dog had none.         -Nursery Rhyme Keeping a well stocked kitchen and pantry can be difficult.  Whether you are a single college student with no time…

Shop This Way: Peapod Pick Up (sponsored)

I used to dread the “quick” errands my mom would take me on.  “We just have to do one quick errand,” my mom would say.  After the first store I would think, “Well that wasn’t too bad,”  but I always thought too soon as I sat in the back of the car staring through the…

Too Cold, Too Busy, Too Tired: Instacart Grocery Delivery Service

I have written about deliver options before from having your Organic foods delivered by Boston Organics, to the service I currently use,  Farmers To You, and other grocery store delivery options.  Some are still going strong and others have stopped or have limited options.  Most recently, I wrote about Heirloom Kitchen that will deliver prepared…

Join the Club: Chicken Soup For You!

Chicken soup, especially in matzoh ball soup form, is Jewish penicillin, but it’s not just for those who are feeling under the weather.  Chicken soup is the cure for just about everything?  Are you feling sick of seeing “elf on the shelf” photos on Instagram?  Are you feeling cold and sick of winter even before…

Your Monthly Bread: A Gift from Hyannis to Your Door

As you might have seen recently in the Wall Street Journal, Pain D’Avignon has a bread-lover’s dream come true with their bread of the month club. There is a choice of :three months ($150), six months ($275), and twelve months ($500).  Click here for a full list of what each month entails (from January’s Winter…

Crescent Ridge Dairy: Knocking on the Milk Door

I’ve never been a milk drinker and we just were not brought up drinking milk.  That’s not to say that we are a “no dairy” family.  We have milk in the fridge that we use primarily for cereal, cooking, and coffee. There was one time when I remember drinking milk.  When my family was staying…

Delivery 101: In Season

In Season.  This is my dream delivery service (and I have yet to try it) but I just can’t keep it to myself. I’ll give you the basics, and once I try it I will fill in the details. I can place my order online on a Saturday before noon and the following magic will happen:  I…

Grocery Store Delivery 101: The Supermarkets

Once you have kids, delivery has a whole new meaning, purpose and value.  The first delivery is usually the most painful, but once you get used to the whole process it’s a breeze.  And, no, I’m not talking about the hospital, birth center, home birth, water birth kind…I do mean food delivery.  It’s new, you might not be…