Mac’s Shack Wellfleet

Summer is not officially over yet, much to my chagrin. How I long for the temperature to drop and for all the fall foods to come. Since it’s still hot and steamy out, I figured it’s not too late to talk up the best meal from my recent trip to Cape Cod. Chris, Andrew, and…

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Earl Grey Scones

Three years ago, I started the project that saved my life. I can never give this blog enough credit for the positive changes in my life. This journey to a better life has been hard and grueling, but I know I made the best decision for myself. In honor of my blog’s third anniversary, I…

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Blueberry Sourdough Pancakes

In 2019, I was gifted some sourdough starter from one of my culinary instructors. I honestly don’t make very much bread, but my starter does get some action. Early on, I started making sourdough pancakes, and they are now a regular part of my routine. This is my adaptation of King Arthur Flour’s sourdough pancakes,…

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A Tale of Two Stratas

Brunch week has come to an end. Before I finish this series, I want to take a moment to reflect on what a feat it has been to post every day for a whole week. That was a first for my blog. This week has been a sign that I am feeling inspired again. I…

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Makeshift Brunch at Home

Have you ever came home from work on a Friday and feel compelled to make brunch in the morning? Back in late March, that was exactly what happened. Well, something like that. I was cleaning up for the week in the kitchen and saw some leftover items, specifically reduced chicken stock, parsley, and pancetta. I…

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Cafe Raymond Brunch – Pittsburgh, PA

Over Memorial Day Weekend, I got to visit Pittsburgh for the first time in about a year and a half. I did make a couple trips to see my family in New Castle over the past year, but given the situation with Covid, I did not venture past my parents’ house. This time, we made…

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Lulu’s Allston Brunch

For the fourth installment of my brunch series, I am sharing my first Boston boozy brunch. Early last month my roommate, Kat, and I hit up Lulu’s Allston for a lovely brunch in the back patio the night before she left for the summer. In our weekly take out during Covid, Lulu’s Allston came up…

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A Seasonal Brunch

Today is my best friend’s birthday, so naturally I decided to write a post poking fun at him. Back in October, Chris and our friend Anthony came to Boston to see me for my birthday. Excited to have visitors after being in isolation for so long, I planned a three-course brunch to share with my…

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Pavement Coffeehouse (Where Bagel Dreams Are Born)

Day 2 of brunch week is a tale of my favorite bagel in Boston. I first discovered Pavement Coffeehouse during my grad school orientation at Boston University. I ordered The Fix (eggs, sausage, smoked gouda, and pepper jam on a biscuit). I cannot recommend this breakfast sandwich more. The house made biscuit sold me on…

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DC Harvest Brunch

I am kicking off an entire week devoted to brunch starting with a review of my latest brunch out. Last month, I reunited with my friends on my first trip back to DC after a year and a half. Feeling nostalgic for all things DC, I chose a few activities that I knew we could…

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