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Building Holiday Traditions

The Holiday season is fast approaching with a marathon of cooking, travel, gift wrapping, holiday parties and visiting loved ones. This past weekend my boyfriend and I had family visiting from Massachusetts. We spent the weekend sharing with them the many different flavors and experiences that the Monadnock region has to offer. Whiling creating our weekend itinerary, I […]


Deconstructed Chicken Pot Pie

There’s just something about homemade chicken pot pie that is so comforting. Maybe it’s the perfect balance of chicken, herbs, veggies, gravy and flaky golden crust. I often enjoy adding a little twist to my chicken pot pie, by making “Deconstructed Chicken Pot Pie”. I begin by placing split chicken breast (with skin on) in […]

Grilled Cheese

Grilled Cheese Wednesday: The Perfect Cure for Writer’s Block

What is it about the simple perfection of melted cheesy goodness between two pieces of toasted bread? Yesterday I sat with my morning coffee and stared at the blank word document before me. “What should I blog about?” I repeated over and over to myself while resisting the urge to procrastinate on Facebook. Finally, my […]