Eat With Your Stomach, Not Your Brain – An Interview with Dr. Brian Wansink

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

  I was fortunate enough to interview Dr. Brian Wansink, lead author to over 100 academic articles and books, including his best-seller Mindless Eating. Dr. Wansink spent a lifetime studying the reasons for the decisions people make when they eat.  Whether you are someone who is interested in losing weight, or even a nutrition expert, [...]

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Get Cooking Like a Pro at Le Cordon Bleu

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Cordon Bleu

By Edie Ravenelle   Whether you’re an adept chef-wannabe or a cooking newbie logging way too many hours watching the Food Network, it’s time to get yourself to a real Master Chef kitchen and let the pros teach you the tricks of their trade, in person.  Check out for the 2013 Master Chef Series [...]

Purefections brings the sweet to the street starting November 17

Friday, November 2nd, 2012


Chocolate Pop-Ups By Matt Robinson Despite study after study promoting the health benefits of chocolate, some people still look no further than the counter of their neighborhood convenience store for selection. Boston may not be Hershey Park, but it is a major center for  sampling some great chocolate confections. From the Taste of Chocolate Tours [...]

A Little Bit of Napa… Just down the road in Massachusetts

Thursday, September 20th, 2012


MA Wine and Cheese Trail story A Little Bit of Napa… Just down the road in Massachusetts by Edie Ravenelle Before you shed too many tears over Labor Day’s unofficial end to summer daytrips to the beach, program your GPS to some inland Massachusetts destinations that will delight your scenic senses, and your inner sommelier.  [...]

Pairings with Chef Adrian – Truro Vineyard wines

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

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  Every other Thursday evening, wine enthusiasts and foodies are invited to an intimate evening of food and wine pairing from the kitchen of Chef Adrian Cyr. He will be pairing Truro Vineyards wines with an array of different coursed culinary treats. Along with this will be an opportunity to learn about the ingredients used [...]

Give the gift of great bread for Mothers Day – Pain D’Avignon

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012


A unique gift suited for any occasion, Pain D’Avignon’s Bread of the Month Club delivers fresh-baked European-style treats from picturesque Cape Cod to doorsteps nationwide. Bread aficionados from coast to coast will appreciate this unique opportunity to savor the hand-made loaves and baked goods that have made Pain D’Avignon ( a New England tradition for [...]


Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

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MAY 16-20, 2012    Over the past 15 years, the Nantucket Wine Festival has become one of the country’s most celebrated and prestigious wine and food events.  Situated in the heart of downtown Nantucket and attended by world-renowned winemakers, chefs and celebrities, the 16th Annual Nantucket Wine Festival takes place May 16-20, 2012.  Highlights include: [...]

Wild Salmon with Low-Fat Lemon Dill Sauce & Roasted Asparagus- from the Meal Maven

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Wild Salmon with Low-Fat Lemon Dill Sauce & Roasted Asparagus *The preparation of this delicious healthy meal all takes place in under 30 minutes! Get organized and it will be easy.  Serves 4 4, 6-8 oz wild salmon fillets with skin 4 T non-fat plain Greek style yogurt   3 T Dijon mustard (add less for [...]