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Oven Roasted Tomatoes on Polenta "Flatbread"

Posted by The Small Boston Kitchen under Top Foodie Blog
At the height of summer I find that I'm a surrounded by tomatoes so fragrant I'd like to bottle it up and wear it as perfume. But then it's deep into fall and I'm trying to ignore that our days are getting shorter and chillier and it's b... [...]

National Sandwich Day was November 3 and I'm celebrating all month long.  I made a grilled ham and cheese sandwich on Oroweat's Healthfull Flax and Fiber bread... and I slapped a sunny side up egg and some spicy red salsa on top of it.  Why? [...]


Recipe to Riches Week 3: Appetizers

Posted by Mardi@eatlivetravelwrite under Top Foodie Blog
Here I am back again for another stint as a Recipe to Riches official blogger. Recipe to Riches (“a new competitive reality series where each week, Canadian home cooks battle to have their original recipes become a President’s Choice product, win $25,000 and become eligible for a grand prize of $250,000″) is now in its [...]

Ay, ay, ay...I'm still struggling with the baby weight I gained when I was pregnant with my son.  This week, we celebrated his third birthday.  I guess it's not called baby weight anymore, it's called toddler weight.  Before I get to the... [...]

Ok so I cheated a little with this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe. It was supposed to be buckwheat blinis with smoked salmon and crème fraîche but anyone who knows me will know that smoked salmon is one of the foods I simply cannot eat (just a dislike, not an allergy).  In any case, [...]

Here we go...I'm thinking Thanksgiving already and it's not even Halloween yet.  Sorry!!
I wanted to get to you before the holiday craziness began.  I want your full attention... 

Before you plan your Thanksgiving meal, I want you to reflect in the abundance of blessings you have right now.  [...]


Spiced Port Fig Jam

Posted by The Small Boston Kitchen under Top Foodie Blog
The other day, I made a spiced port fig jam for a dinner party that we were catering and I couldn't wait to share the recipe with you. Ripe with spiced fall flavors, it's perfect for slathering on bread, topping with yogurt or simply eating on its own ... [...]



Travel Tuesday: Nachos, Costa Baja style

Posted by Mardi@eatlivetravelwrite under Top Foodie Blog
As some of you know, I recently returned from La Paz, Baja California Sur in Mexico, where I was on a sponsored TweetUp for the Mexico Tourism Board organised by the amazing folks at Ogilvy.  Sadly, this will be the final post in this series of dishes inspired by this trip and today I will [...]


Queso Fundito with Roasted Poblano Puree

Posted by The Small Boston Kitchen under Top Foodie Blog
I think that lounging around on a Sunday with the football on just begs for a hearty snack. In between plays and downs, there should be the sounds of chips crackling. It's just the way it should be. In fact, I'm surprised nobody has made that the an of... [...]


DSC_0173Happy Navrathri! Happy Dusserah! It is such fun filled festive occassions that make me miss home a lot. Yes, it is true that you have built this new family of friends, new home and get the opportunity to celebrate with them and create new [...]