A true Italian dining experience features the freshest produce, the best protein, and delicious beverages. Nothing is half-heartedly made and everything comes together in a harmonious symphony of individual courses. While you may think there is nothing more Italian than a heaping bowl of pasta, small portions are actually more common in Italian households as… Read More »
Beth Wittenstein was born and raised with a love of travel, and has found food to be a huge motivating factor in deciding where to visit next (love of Italian cuisine inspired a whole semester abroad in Florence!). After graduating from the University of Michigan, Beth began expanding her culinary interests by teaching herself to bake, and has been blogging about the experience at Young Idealistic Baker ever since. When she isn’t destroying her kitchen in pursuit of mastering the art of meringues or infusing caramel with whiskey, she loves spending time outdoors, attending yoga classes and taste-testing every Thai restaurant in the Greater Boston area.
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Recipes & Blog Posts
Ginger beer is a naturally fermented ginger drink that has become a staple in our home bars for its versatility and seamless pairing with boozy beverages. Compared to ginger ale, ginger beer is spicier and less sweet, with a natural fizz that makes it a welcome addition in some of our favorite cocktails. Classic drinks… Read More »
This savory side dish got its roots from the Narragansett tribe who named it sohquttahhash, meaning “cooked corn kernels.” As the season steadily slows to its end, a few ears of fresh corn are just the thing to prolong the sunny vacation months. Traditionally made with lima beans in addition to corn, succotash has evolved… Read More »
Summer berries are at the top of our list of amazing things that come with the seasons changing. Strawberries in particular stand out at our favorite farmers markets with their bold color and sweet scent. They’re incredibly versatile and lend themselves to sweet pastries, cakes, and jams. Even salads and savory dishes benefit from the… Read More »
When life gives you lemons, mix them up with some seasonal berries and indulge in fresh strawberry lemonade. Adding fresh fruit and herbs to beverages is an easy way to spruce up a delicious, but basic childhood favorite. Denise and Lenny start with a thyme-infused strawberry simple syrup made with sugar, strawberries, and sprigs of… Read More »
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