On Halloween we took a hike in Arlington at the Alewife Brook Reservation. In this post I reminisce about Halloweens past, and the beauty we discovered so close to home, and a snowy Halloween that is so different than those celebrations of days past.
An easy and delicious way to make roast beef. Brown it, pop it in the slowcooker and you’ve got a good 6 hours or so to do your thing! Whether it’s a sunday, a weekday or any day in between. And of course how could I not include memories from my own Sunday dinners with family back in the 60s
Today I roasted a Picnic Pork Shoulder and created my own Char Siu sauce, including making my own Hoisin Sauce and Five Spice Powder and it brought back memories of trips to Chinatown when I was young.
Obviously I love lemon, and the combo of coconut and lemon just sounds like summer to me. So do frozen ice cream bars. This post is about memories of scary things when I was four, and the treat we had after a particularly funny scare – lemonade. Try this lemon inspired treat with your kids or make it as ice cubes to plop into an adult beverage with friends.
On this quiet 4th of July I remember instances of bravery and a special ice cream to celebrate them all!
If you like Indian food, you will love this naan recipe. Simple ingredients, just a few steps (including allowing the dough to rise) and you have a bread perfect for spicy food, or perfect for dessert! You decide. And some lessons from my father in honor of today, Father’s Day.
When I was young, childhood contained a mix of days, some good, some bad. But the day we made our own bread and butter was one of the best!
Have you ever had a taffy pull? It can be fun, and for me it brings back a lot of childhood memories.
Looking for a simple scallop recipe? This one was so simple to make and was inspired by my memories of spending time with family in Nahant.
Love a firepit? Thinking of adding one to your yard? Wondering what you can cook over it? My memories of camping and a few simple recipes might be just what you’re looking for.