Tenderloin of Beef

So post-Thanksgiving where all you did was eat, drink, sleep and repeat, you may not want to indulge in any more meat; however, the holidays are not over so put your stretchy pants on and listen up! This beef tenderloin recipe has been put to good use at a wide variety of holidays and special occasions […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! We know you have lots of cooking & eating to do today, so we’ll keep this short.  When you look around your table today, whether it’s packed with multiple generations or just a small crew of some favorites, just remember to be grateful for all of those around you, and for all […]

Mom’s Meatballs

I don’t know about you, but I’m discovering in my adult life that I’m kind of a meatball snob. Are they the right size? Are they nice and tender? Depth of flavor? Sauce ratio? This may seem a bit critical, but to me there’s nothing worse than ordering spaghetti & meatballs at a restaurant when you’re […]

The Silver Palate Cookbook’s Chicken Marbella

The Silver Palate Cookbook has been on our kitchen shelf for longer than I’ve been alive I think. The cover is worn and the pages are stained- which is a surefire sign of a good cookbook and one recipe in particular has never let us down. By now, this recipe is ingrained in my head […]

Baked Salmon with Dijon and Dill

Salmon is my favorite food of all time.  Like, if I were stranded on an island and could eat one food and one food only for the rest of my life, that would be it.  Salmon recipes are plentiful, but this one is my favorite.  My godsend of a mother has been making this dish […]

5 Corners Kitchen, Marblehead

When deciding where to have a nice meal out in Marblehead, whether you are celebrating an occasion, entertaining friends from out of town or just want an upscale dining experience, ask around and I’m pretty confident most people will give you the same answer: 5CK, as this restaurant is fondly known by loyalists such as […]

All-Curing Chicken Noodle Soup

This soup fixes everything.  Seriously.  A bad case of the sniffles, a horrible day, a migraine, or a weary soul.  Well, maybe it’s not a doctor-approved remedy, but I swear it makes everything better.  The broth tastes like it’s full of love and warmth and health and all the things that remind me why I […]

Roasted Stuffed Acorn Squash

Unlike summer when the last thing you want to do for dinner is go near a hot oven, fall is the time of roasting anything and everything. My go-to for a quick and easy (and meatless) dinner is roasted and stuffed acorn squash. It will please all of your taste buds with a touch of […]