August 16, 2014
It’s the very height of summer. So you’re in the mood for something ultra-fresh that won’t bloat you-up like a balloon or put your family into a food coma. It should be healthy, satisfying and something that gives you a reason to visit a farm stand or green grocer.
Oh, and you’re also feeling just a little bit daring.
That last bit cinches it. You’re in the mood to finally make some zucchini pasta. Read the rest of this entry »
August 5, 2014
When I bring up my seasonal obsession with zucchini – which, incidentally, is in full effect at the moment – I always marvel at how many people describe the delicious summer squash as either tasteless, or perhaps even more astonishingly, as boring and difficult to work with. Tasteless? Boring? Difficult to work with? Hearing those kinds of comments, I instantly know that the people making them are woefully uninitiated in the many sublime pleasures of the deceptively simple vegetable.
Growing up the grandson of a Neapolitan grandmother, I was introduced to zucchini as an ingredient in a multitude of meals at a very early age. When properly prepared, zucchini serves as the basis for an enormous number of mouthwatering dishes. In fact, if anything, the difficulty of working with zucchini is often having too many meal directions to choose from. Read the rest of this entry »
July 18, 2014
Chris Caesar of Boston.com reports that MIT’s latest tribute to Tetris, the classic 1980′s video game, has come in the form of … hash browns. Read the rest of this entry »
July 11, 2014
Ok, since the announcement this week that Crumbs is (at least temporarily) out of the game, a lot of us have begun jonesing for a high quality cupcake fix. Fret not, loyal Chew On That readers – to soothe your urgent cravings, we have five of the finest, freshest cupcake recipes from our sister site, SavvyFork.
Check these beauties out now! Read the rest of this entry »