A blog about eating, drinking, and making things - one small batch at a time

Month: November 2012

Apple Galette with Vanilla Bourbon Caramel Sauce (otherwise known as crazy easy recipe using frozen puff pastry)

Apple Galette with Vanilla Bourbon Caramel Sauce (otherwise known as crazy easy recipe using frozen puff pastry)

I have seen so many puff pastry Pinterest “pins” that I just had to get in on the action. PLUS OMG THEY SELL IT FROZEN AT TJ’s! Whew, sorry. I’m a little excited. The hubs loves him a fruit dessert, so I thought I’d throw […]

Brew day!!!!!

Brew day!!!!!

Finally. Brew day is here. It’s basically a national holiday. Today we’re brewing our imperial red. This is the first recipe I ever designed, so I’m a little proud of it. The recipe calls for a variety of malts (some cara amber for example) and […]

The Prettiest Beer

The Prettiest Beer

Baby Tree, how I love thee.

Tonight I made latkes, and drank a bomber of Pretty Things Beer and Ale Project’s Baby Tree. (more…)

Spotlight: Harpoon Brewery

Spotlight: Harpoon Brewery

For those of you who are familiar with local Boston beers, you’ll know a lot about one of my  favorite hometown breweries: Harpoon. This weekend I flew “home” to surprise my best friend for her birthday, which was oh-so-fun and completely hilarious (as are all get-togethers […]

Chicken Coconut Curry: Part II

Chicken Coconut Curry: Part II

With Indian dishes (in my opinion) the more spices, the merrier. This recipe is not just curry powder, coconut milk, the end. You gotta work for it kids! But it is so, so worth it. Think of it as an excuse to expand your spice collection.