Recipe: Butterscotch Pecan Bread Pudding

Butterscotch is what I always imagined ambrosia would taste like. The smooth, rich combination of sweet butter, crumbly brown sugar, and thick cream – not to mention vanilla and salt – is truly theĀ  nectar of the Gods. I love it better than fudge or caramel. Last week I was wracking my brain trying to…

Recipe: Sweet & Spicy Pork Burgers

I have an announcement: I’ve found heaven in a hamburger. Two Aprils ago I traveled to the Finger Lakes district of New York to attend my friend Sarah’s bachelorette party. She loves pubby-type places, so on the first night of the weekend we found ourselves at Parker’s Grille in Seneca Falls, a small local chain…

Recipe: Crisp and Juicy Cider Can Chicken

Several years ago, around the time I moved to Cambridge, a new friend told me about a strange little technique for roasting chicken. One that completely sidesteps the whole breast side up-or-down debate, that the eternal battle between enjoying moist white meat OR crispy skin. Yep, this recipe threw all that away, because instead of…