I'm 28 and an engineer in the suburbs of Boston. I was born and raised in a small town in NE Texas. After graduating from the Univ of Texas, I lived in LA for 1.5 years before moving to Boston.

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  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Favorite foods: TexMex, chicken fried steak, fried catfish, biscuits and gravy, smoked brisket, okra, tomatillos, winter squash, cilantro, greens, grilled pizza, brussels sprouts, mushrooms, peaches, French food

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The Best Lobster Rolls in Boston

I LOVE the Neptune hot buttered lobster roll (and pretty much anything else they make). If you don't want to wait 2 hrs, just go early and preferably on a week night for a MUCH shorter wait. We liked to get there at 5, put our name on the list, go hang out in the Rose Kennedy Greenway or walk around the North End, and then usually within a half hour, we would be seated!

The Best Ice Cream in Boston, 2015 Edition

Loved the Kimball Farm shout out! That's one of my favorite summer pilgrimages!

Light and Easy 5-Minute Fruit Mousse

This recipe is SO dang good. And so easy! And pretty! I love it!

9 Fantastic Fruit Beers to Seek Out

If you're in Boston and like sour beers, give Night Shift Brewing a try. Their Cape Codder Weisse (a sour aged with cranberries) and their Mainer Weisse (a sour aged with blueberries) are both FANTASTIC!

10 Essential Books For Cocktail Lovers: Vintage and Modern Classics

We also love Vintage Spirits & Forgotten Cocktails!

Though for 2014 and beyond, we are HUGE fans of the Death & Co cocktail book. I like it even better than PDT's. It's organized by spirit rather than alphabetically, which I find much easier to use when you're wanting to figure out a new drink to try.

Sam Sifton's Basic Cranberry Sauce

This is now a staple on our Thanksgiving table. I absolutely love it (and this coming from a person who honestly usually prefers canned cranberry sauce).

Win a Copy of 'A Boat, a Whale, & a Walrus'

Start with chips and homemade salsa and guacamole. For the main course, Carne Guisada with homemade tortillas, Spanish rice,and borracho beans. Sopapillas and vanilla ice cream for dessert.

American Chop Suey: The Cheesy, Beefy, Misnamed Stovetop Casserole That Deserves a Comeback

This article made me so happy to see! I just moved away from New England where I had my first experience with American Chop Suey in a dive-y small airport diner in Fitchburg (outside of Boston). Gosh was it good!

From Scientific Cuisine to Southern Icon: The Real History of Pimento Cheese

Interesting, I've never heard of Velveeta in pimento cheese either. I've only seen it made with grated cheddar. Thanks for the interesting article! It's really cool to learn about the history of something so beloved!

Win a Copy of 'Fried & True'

simple and classic buttermilk fried chicken!

The Real Reason Sugar Has No Place in Cornbread

Very interesting article! Thanks so much for the enlightenment! I'm definitely one of those southerners that uses some flour and a pinch of sugar (though less than my mother uses), but I would LOVE to try cornbread made the "old fashioned" way with stone-ground cornmeal!

Win a Copy of 'Salad Samurai'

couscous salad with vegetables, feta, and a vinaigrette mixed in!


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