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Life in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA


Baked Shells with Winter Squash

Baked Shells with Winter Squash

This right here may be the perfect late fall/early winter dish – it’s seasonal, warm, comforting, and (most importantly) delicious. Oh, it’s also pretty easy too. Continue reading


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Fennel & Carrot Slaw

Carrot & Fennel Slaw

Seeing as summer is almost over, I should tell you about the best slaw ever.  What makes it the best slaw ever?  Fennel, one of my favorite flavors, and a lack of mayonnaise.  Oh, it’s easy too. Continue reading

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Pasta with Goat Cheese and Roasted Asparagus

Creamy Goat Cheese Pasta with Roasted Asparagus

Asparagus season is coming to a close here in New England but if you happen across some good-looking spears, I definitely suggest that you try this dish.   Continue reading

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Tastes like summer…

Lentil-Walnut Burgers

…At least it did on Friday!  Right now it’s in the fifties, rainy and gray and I’m having a hard time remembering that it was 70 just three short days ago!  In honor of the short-lived warm-up (although we’re supposed to hit 80 this weekend!) I decided that Friday night’s supper would be cookout-style with a twist – lentil-walnut burgers, red bliss potato salad with blue cheese and sparkling vanilla lemonade. Continue reading