Paris, le deuxième jour
Beauty / Photography / Travel

Paris, le deuxième jour

Today’s adventures circled around errands to pick up dainties to nibble on and gifts for friends, was rounded out by a healthy dose of people-watching and classic French cuisine as well as a romantic end of the evening when we happened upon the Louvre and Arc de Triomphe at night, all lit up and lovely. Continue reading

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Honey Roasted Pistachios over Asparagus with Dates and Goat Cheese {recipe}
Culinary Creations and Recipes / Food / Gourmet the BlueBoots Way

Honey Roasted Pistachios over Asparagus with Dates and Goat Cheese {recipe}

Despite my affinity (in theory) for vegetables, getting them into me can sometimes be difficult. Veggies go bad faster than you can say “vegetable” sometimes and it can get frustrating. This, however, this recipe is sweet and salty AND chock full of vegetables, that rise as the star of this dish. It is exciting. It is … Continue reading

Boston / Food / Good Eats

Mornin’ visit to Blackbird Doughnuts in Boston’s South End

I kept thinking of the classic Beatles song “Blackbird” on the way. 🎼🎶 to this gourmet doughnut establishment in the South End neighborhood in Boston. We tried four different kinds: 🍩Salted Toffee 🍩Lemon Coconut 🍩Lemon Bismarck 🍩Raspberry chocolate The favorite was lemon coconut, but I also liked salted toffee. The lemon coconut had a nice … Continue reading

A FRESH & GOURMET Approach to a Mother’s Day Soiree {3+ Recipes!}
Culinary Creations and Recipes / Food / Gourmet the BlueBoots Way

A FRESH & GOURMET Approach to a Mother’s Day Soiree {3+ Recipes!}

My mother-in-law’s birthday fell on Mother’s Day this year, and we all wanted it to be an extra special weekend filled with good company, food, and cheer. Despite the initial feeling of relief I had when I heard the meal was already planned and set to go, I ended up playing an active role in … Continue reading