I was thrilled to add PASCHA Chocolates to my roster of clients and delighted to work with them. I learned about their fine chocolates at the Food Allergy Research and Education conference where I was a speaker last June in Chicago.

I enjoyed meeting Courtenay Vuchnich and her chocolates so much, I had to tell EVERYONE to try them!

Now you can make these delicious cookies at home. Because they’re free of the top 8 allergens (tree nuts, peanuts, eggs, soy, dairy, fish, shellfish, wheat) they’re also safe for lunchbox or classroom treats that might get shared. Take a batch to your next Halloween party and watch them disappear. The recipe appears here on the PASCHA Chocolates website. Thanks Roz for the name!

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Crafty Bastards and Oyster Lore at Harpoon Brewery

September 11, 2014

Many people do not know just how intertwined the history of oysters and beer are with this country’s early days. It’s fascinating how our beloved beer and bivalves played such prominent roles in Colonial taverns, diets, commerce. 70 lucky guests got the inside scoop on Tuesday – or should I say inside shuck? Those who scored […]

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An Evening of Beer, History, and a Boatload of Oysters

September 9, 2014

  Well I’m on my way shortly here to a terrific event at Harpoon Brewery. Imagine a giant Venn Diagram with Oysters, Beer, History, Culinary Geekdom all intersecting. THAT is where we’ll be tonight!   An Evening of Beer, History, and a Boatload of Oysters… Tickets, Boston – Eventbrite.

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Anything is Possible – Oysters and Out of the Shell Pairings at Urban Grape

September 9, 2014

Kicking off the news season of pop-ups at The Urban Grape, The Oyster Century Club co-hosted an evening of inventive pairings with five oystsers expertly shucked by The Boston Raw Bar Company. Shucking and Slurping TJ Douglas knocked it out of the park with the pairings: Wellfleets (Crassostrea Virginicas) welcomed our guests paired with a sparkling Gruner Veltliner. Urban […]

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An Urban Affair: Out of the Shell. The Oyster Century Club @ The Urban Grape

September 7, 2014

I wish I could say “come join us” but this event sold out before I could even post about it! Will post photos soon. For now, you can follow along using the #oyster100 hashtag on Twitter or FB or IG. Stop by The Urban Grape and ask what to pair with your next dozen oysters […]

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Aprons inspire – Kitchenwares, Chef Scelfo & Yours Truly in the Boston Globe

August 27, 2014

How excited was I when none other than @SchmattaHari herself asked me if I’d like to share my opinion on aprons? Pretty darned excited. First of all it’s Jill Radsken, smart, funny journalist and owner of the best twitter handle ever. Second, “share my opinion” are probably my three favorite words, maybe even as exciting […]

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What I’m Doing Instead of the Ice Bucket Challenge – Building Access to Water for Women of the Sahel

August 20, 2014

If you’re doing or thinking of doing the ALS Ice Bucket challenge, or if you’ve already done it. I appreciate your enthusiastic support of efforts to end that terrible disease. I have been asked a number of times why I haven’t done the ice bucket challenge. This is why. I had the life-changing experience (thank […]

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CIS Chix, A Step in the Right Direction, Towards Dinner. My Chat with National Geographic’s The Plate

August 19, 2014

I was delighted to speak with Charlotte McGuinn Freeman and Maryn McKenna of National Geographic column, The Plate. Bring Back Home Economics: Three Food Writers on Teaching People to Cook – The Plate: Maryn McKenna. The three of us were inspired by the success of Leanne Brown’s Good and Cheap, a cookbook designed to address the […]

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The Wrong Kind of Surprise – Epi-Pen? Check. Clear tote? Check? Potential Disaster? Check.

August 11, 2014

I was packing for my quick trip to Maryland, having been invited to a pre-season Redskins-Patriots game by my brother. Thanks Mike! It was great fun and my first time Tailgating. My first time – I wasn’t enjoying it at all. Mike knows more about the game than most people, and also about the cheerleaders. […]

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