Avid runner, cyclist, yoga enthusiast, knitter, cook. Mom of 3 hungry teenagers. I go the grocery store and farmstand just about every day.

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  • Location: Westborough, MA
  • Favorite foods: Soft shell crab, lobster, artichokes, fish, chicken, roasted eggplant, fresh pasta--really, anything but red meat.
  • Last bite on earth: Lobster tamale dipped in clarified butter.

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The Ultimate Rich and Creamy Vegan Ramen With Roasted Vegetables and Miso Broth

I made this the other night with all the listed was simply amazing. Worth the effort, incredible flavor, hearty...the best.

Win a Copy of 'Plenty More'

shredded brussel sprouts with maple syrup and pomegranites.

Cook the Book: 'The VB6 Cookbook' by Mark Bittman

Coconut rice with black bean tomato curry sauce

Cook the Book: 'Coi' by Daniel Patterson

Avocados and fresh, fresh ingredients--steak, tomatoes and wine sauces.

Cook the Book: Lonely Planet's 'The World's Best Spicy Food'

Texan hot spicy i couldn't eat more than 2.

Cook the Book: 'Daniel: My French Cuisine' by Daniel Boulud

Kenji's Pho with trotters in the broth; sourcing it alone took a few days!

Quick and Easy 1-Hour Pho

Is it possible to make this with pork and chicken but not beef and flank steak?

Cook the Book: 'Ottolenghi'

miso marinated eggplant with garlic, pine nuts and sauted kale

Cook the Book: 'The French Market Cookbook'

Caramelized leek tart with Cherry tomato confit.

Bake the Book: The Ice Creamists

Toscanini's white chocolate ice cream

Cook the Book: 'Hiroko's American Kitchen'

I have been using benito to make my own dashi, miso in salad dressings, and toasted sesame oil on scrambled eggs.

Snapshots from the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin

My husband and i visited the storehouse a few years ago, can't say enough about what a great tour it was--learned all about hops and barley (i sort of wanted a quiz at the end!), watched a great series of videos on barrel-making, and loved the whole feel of the experience--definitely one of the best things we did in Dublin by far

12 of Our Favorite Food Movies

I'm with @MaggieK, Mostly Martha is a classic. Also, how about French Kiss--many great food scenes, and one incredible dinner in a vinyard.

Super Bowl Party Giveaway: Baby Back Ribs and Pulled Pork

Smoked ribs at my friend's house down the street. Amazing.