A Pumpkin/Shrimp Soup from The Voice coach

A Pumpkin/Shrimp Soup from The Voice coach

My favorite word is ‘pumpkin.’ You are a pumpkin. Or you are not. I am. Harrison E. Salisbury You know what I like about fall? It’s all about delicious food and beautiful colors: from a pumpkin spice latte to a butternut squash bruschetta. And, of course, a pumpkin soup. There are a lot of different recipes of a pumpkin soup. You will find them everywhere – especially during Yellow Leaf Season – online and in all print magazines. But I really (I’m telling you – really) like the recipe below. If you’re a fan of The Voice show you...

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“What’s For Dinner” Photo Contest

“What’s For Dinner” Photo Contest

All great change in America begins at the dinner table. Ronald Reagan   What did you have for dinner last night? Share your dinner picture and win our Apomme prize! The contest will run throughout October 2014. Just put “What’s For Dinner Photo Contest” in the subject line and send it to ayudin@wickedlocal.com Good...

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Best Bakeries in Boston

Best Bakeries in Boston

I have a constant sweet tooth, so I like anything from the bakery, like cupcakes, cookies. Carmen Electra It’s a great idea to start your day with a small cup of coffee and one of the delicious desserts. It will definitely brighten your busy daily journey. Boston may offer a lot of remarkable bakeries with its own New England flair and French atmosphere. Canto 6 Jamaica Plain in Boston is full of marvelous restaurants and bakeries. Consequently, there is no surprise that one of the best bakeries in Boston is located here, in J.P. According to...

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Moschino Ice Cream

Moschino Ice Cream

I love dessert. All kinds. But there’s something about ice cream that makes me happy. I am drawn to its simplicity. I am perplexed by the endless supply of constantly growing flavor options. And I am always in the mood for sprinkles and a sugar cone. Rachel Nichols If you need some ice cream – get it here: Moschino iPhone 5...

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Marlene Dietrich’s Favorite Recipe for Stuffed Cabbage

Marlene Dietrich’s Favorite Recipe for Stuffed Cabbage

The French approach to food is characteristic; they bring to their consideration of the table the same appreciation, respect, intelligence and lively interest that they have for the other arts, for painting, for literature, and for the theatre. Alice B. Toklas Marlene Dietrich met Jean Gabin in Los Angeles: “I got to know Jean Gabin when he came to Hollywood. He had fled from occupied France. As always in such cases, I was asked to help him get used to his new life. My task was to speak French, translate, and to hunt around some French Coffee...

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National Donut Day

National Donut Day

The only circle of trust you should have is a donut. Unknown.   It’s beautiful outside – warm and sunny. It’s Friday! And it’s first Friday in June! So it means that it’s National Donut Day! Don’t forget to get your free donut. For example, Dunkin’ Donuts is offering a free donut with purchase of a beverage. I already got mine. Did you? Happy Friday, my dear readers, and Happy Donut...

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All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Event in Boston

All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Event in Boston

I know I have to run 20 more minutes if I eat ice cream. Basically, I eat everything, but I just do more training. Jackie Chan   It’s hard to believe now that Scooper Bowl, Boston’s huge all-you-can-eat ice cream and cancer research fundraising event, started with only 4 local ice cream companies and lasted just for 6 hours in 1983. Today it’s the most popular and definitely the nation’s largest all-you-can-eat ice cream festival. The 3-day event involving 20 tons of ice cream donated by the famous ice cream companies: from...

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