Posts Tagged ‘ Holiday ’

[April] Eggs

Apr 3rd, 2014 | By
[April] Eggs

The Egg and You Traditional rites of spring have long revolved around the egg. There is even an old Latin proverb, “Omne vivum ex ovo” which means “All life comes from an egg.” The Romans weren’t alone in celebrating the egg. Eggs have long been held as an emblem of new life, and as time
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[November] Bring on the Brine

Nov 9th, 2012 | By
[November] Bring on the Brine

Brining a turkey is great for the holidays, and this easy marinating method adds enough moisture and flavor to pork and poultry that you won’t even need a sauce. Chef Ron Boucher, owner of Chez Boucher Cooking School and Savory Square Bistro in Hampton, New Hampshire, says that this simple technique yields complex and delicious
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[February] A Sparkling Valentine’s Day

Feb 1st, 2012 | By
[February] A Sparkling Valentine’s Day

For some, people the “must-have” list for St. Valentine ’s Day includes flowers, chocolate, candles, soft music, and, of course, Champagne. Only the wine produced in the same-named region of France can bear that title, but would a nice sparkling wine do just as well? Could the magical pop of the cork, the fizzy, gurgling
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The Popovers Pumpkin Pie

Dec 15th, 2011 | By
The Popovers Pumpkin Pie

The Popovers Pumpkin Pie This recipe, featured on our Winter 2011/2012 cover, comes from Jennifer Beach of Popovers on the Square in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. For more tips, techniques and delicious recipes for baking the perfect pie, be sure to check out the article on page 12. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar
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Elves at Work: Behind the Scenes at a Holiday Bakery

Dec 7th, 2011 | By

The holiday countdown has begun and things are bustling at The Commissary in Hampton, New Hampshire. The facility prepares the baked goods for two restaurants—The Galley Hatch in Hampton and Popovers on the Square in Portsmouth, New Hampshire—as well as for their own extensive catering operation. Jennifer Beach, director of baking, marshals her bakers like
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Editor-in-Chief, Jean Kerr, on TV Diner with Billy Costa

Dec 5th, 2011 | By

Editor-in-Chief, Jean Kerr, chats with TV Diner’s Billy Costa about the Feast of the Seven Fishes. Check out the video, and click here to read the story, featured in FLAVOR’s holiday issue.  



The Feast of the Seven Fishes: A Christmas Eve Tradition

Dec 2nd, 2011 | By
The Feast of the Seven Fishes: A Christmas Eve Tradition

Photographs by Ted Axelrod. In Christian cultures around the world, seafood is the culinary centerpiece of the Christmas Eve table. Fasting or meatless meals prior to a feast day was proscribed by the Catholic Church, and yet the practice of eating fish the night before Christmas has also been widely embraced by Protestants. My own
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Halloween Decorating Tips

Aug 22nd, 2011 | By
Halloween Decorating Tips

The following decorating ideas and tips come from stylist and entertaining guru Matthew Mead. See the article A Halloween Happening from the Fall 2011 issue for fun party food ideas and recipes. Creating the Mood Getting into the, ahem, spirit of things, starts with great decor. Mead has an abundance of ideas using household staples
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The Easter Bunny Hops into Boston

Apr 19th, 2011 | By
The Easter Bunny Hops into Boston

Area restaurants offer exclusive dining options this Easter Celebrate Easter in “Beantown” at some of the area’s finest restaurants. Whether it’s an a la carte menu, prix fixe, or buffet, Boston’s top venues have you covered. Restaurants that are celebrating with Easter brunch, lunch, dinner and weekend specials include the following: Aura at the Seaport
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