Category Archives: North Shore Restaurants

Apple Fritters and Gooseberries

Dear Friends,
It’s been a while. Frankly, I thought you needed a break, but like lots of other annoying things in life, I’m back. I won’t recap the last six months because it’s early in the day and I don’t want … Continue reading

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End of the summer season at The Market Restaurant….

 Aw  Jeez**, I can’t believe that it’s the end of another wonderful summer season at The Market Restaurant in Annisquam. It has been a really great summer of cooking and chopping and peeling. Next Sunday night, the 13th is the … Continue reading

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Short and Main – Pizza Wizardry in Gloucester

Last night was opening night up at Short and Main in Gloucester. Short and Main is the newest restaurant on Main Street featuring delicious wood fired pizza, a fabulous raw bar, fresh salads and a full bar. Owners,  Nico and … Continue reading

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Rain or Snow?

 
What do you call this stuff anyway?
Moving on….
A good friend recently lent me Gordon Hamersley’s Bistro Cooking at Home! Here’s a simple meal that I made last night..Seared Scallops with Garlic, Tomato and Olive Compote. You infuse garlic into some … Continue reading

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the best lagagna anywhere

The Market Restaurant’s
House-Made Lasagna with Eggplant, Tomato,  Pesto and Parmesan
This is the wonderfully tender and flavorful lasagna that has been on the menu for the last couple of days up at The Market Restaurant in Annisquam. It’s ridiculously delicious! Co- … Continue reading

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The Market Restaurant in Annisquam: Summer is on!

Over the weekend it dawned on us that The Market is open for the summer season! We headed up there on Monday evening and had yet another delicious meal in their magical setting. Here’s what I had…
Halibut Carpaccio with Avocado … Continue reading

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The Organic Garden Cafe on Cabot Street in Beverly

The Organic Garden Cafe is the place to go if you want to clean up your act after the big turkey gorge! Everything is 100% vegan which means no dairy and no animal products whatsoever.
” We place emphasis on the … Continue reading

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Mom’s Lemon Squares, and The Depot Dinner in Beverly

Mom’s Lemon Squares
Graham’s 21st birthday this week was cause to take out Mom’s Lemon Square recipe. These are so simple to make and everyone loves them! Mom has been making these for her grandchildren and friends in New Jersey for … Continue reading

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Vidalia’s – Eat Fresh! in foodie friendly Beverly Farms

Vidalia’s in Beverly Farms is our favorite destination for fresh produce, baked goods, coffee, sandwiches, cheese, and more. Vidalia’s is owned by Marylyn Donati and her daughter Erica. She and her two daughters also own the Willow Rest Restaurant in … Continue reading

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Tony’s Magnolia House of Pizza and Ristorante

Tony’s Magnolia House of Pizza and Ristorante
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Last night I got a chance to look at Magnolia House of Pizza with fresh eyes. Our family has ordered truck loads of take out … Continue reading

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