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EAT AND BE MERRY … WHILE EATING LOCAL FOOD

Jessie’s Monthly Recipe

March 2021 Recipe – Best Ever Pound Cake

Pound cake is not the sexiest of treats, I’ll give you that, but it is one of the most comforting and satisfying. Moreover, it is the perfect blank canvas and takes beautifully to being zhuzhed up with a dollop of whipped cream and a handful of berries or a scoop of your favorite ice cream. This particular pound cake calls for buttermilk, which adds a lovely tenderness to the cake, and reminds me of the Sara Lee version with which I grew up – and […]

February 22nd, 2021|Jessie’s Monthly Recipe|

WINE OF THE WEEK

Wine of the Week(end)

Summer is upon us and it’s the perfect season for sangria. There are many premade sangrias that can simply be chilled and served over ice. Super easy and convenient. You can then add whatever you want to make it extra fun – fresh fruit, additional fruit juice, a splash of brandy or triple sec, even seltzer or soda. My choice for a premade sangria is Mija. They are made with natural, unfiltered fruit. The red is a blend of red wine, blood orange, acai, pomegranate, […]

By |June 24th, 2022|Wine of the Week|

RESTAURANT REVIEWS

Great Barrington’s Perfect Steakhouse Experience: Number Ten

It’s impossible to gauge what makes for a perfect experience of any kind. Such a thing is, in all likelihood, unattainable. However, when a restaurant commits itself to presenting diners with an atmosphere that compliments its menu so seamlessly, it may be as close to perfect as one can get. Thus, Great Barrington’s Number Ten, a steakhouse named for its location next to the historic Mahaiwe Theater on Castle Street, has achieved another level of synchronicity. At once, Number Ten has created a warm and […]

March 24th, 2022|Main Street, Restaurant Review|
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