Tag Archives: Eats

First Look Video: The Mexican Touch 185 Washington St Gloucester MA


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Caffe Sicilia Spinguni Where Have You Been All My Life?

OMG, I have no idea how I didn’t know about this before today.  Stop in, they sell them by the slice.  Tremendous.  $2 a pop. Look at other posts from Caffe Sicilia on GMG here

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Flattop Special At Mamie’s Kitchen

So frickin good.

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Gingerbread Muffin Tops With Mascarpone Frosting

Gingerbread Muffin Tops With Mascarpone Frosting My daughter Amanda and I have had a craving for a Gingerbread Muffin from the Gingerbread Confection Bakery chain out of town for over a week…every once in while my husband (AKA “St Barry”) … Continue reading

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Fork Spinning At The Fort Square Cafe

A guy makes two of these a week. Perfectly balanced forks, one of which hangs just by a tine and spins around the other. You can see them for yourself at The Fort Square Cafe.

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Thanks Myron From Ma and Pa’s Pickles

Spiiiiiiiicy!!!  Just The Way I Like My Pickles!  

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Festive Cran Raspeberry Punch

Rest up  GMG FOB’s, ther is only five days until we say goodbye to 2013 and hello to 2014! Who is ready to  toast the new year in with a delicious adult beverage? Now that the silver, china and crystal are … Continue reading

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The Grub At Sista Felicia’s

We shucked the Topnecks in record time this year.  Got the assembly line thing down to a science and Felicia’s Polpo was the best she ever did. Hope y’all had a great Christmas.

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Sista Felicia Is A Little Tied Up Today

Sorry I have been a” little tied up” today preparing for tonight and tomorrow’s feasts, but wanted to take a moment and wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday form my kitchen to yours Cheers!

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Dog Bar Wings- Tremendous! and a tip…

My favorite wings in town go to Cape Ann Brewing.  Cape Ann Brewing and The Farm Bar and Grille are my favorites on the North Shore.  Coming in just behind those two with excellent wings of their own is Dog … Continue reading

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Shrimp Cocktail & Cocktail Sauce

Shrimp & Cocktail Sauce Ingredients 2 ½ lbs flash frozen 16/20 Cocktail Shrimp tail on (defrosted) 1 fresh bay leaf ½ lemon Ice bath( in large mixing bowl, combine 8 cups ice cubes and 12 cups cold water) Cocktail Sauce … Continue reading

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Octopus Salad

Octopus Salad Ingredients 2½ cups Octopus, cooked, cleaned, and cut into ¾ inch pieces 1 cup sweet Vidalia Onion, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped ¼ teaspoon red crushed pepper ½ teaspoon kosher salt ½ … Continue reading

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Spinach Risotto

Spinach Risotto, a perfect dish to serve on cold winter nights. Risotto is one of the items that can always be found in my pantry. I reach for it often during busy holiday seasons.  Risotto is easy to prepare, makes a hearty meal on its own, and … Continue reading

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Cape Ann Farmers Market Winter Solstice Market This Saturday 9-12PM

For more info- capeannfarmersmarket.org

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GloucesterCast 12/15/13 With That Nutty Redhead and John Thomas Grant

  The GloucesterCast Podcast Taped 12/15/13 With That Nutty Redhead and John Thomas Grant and Host Joey Ciaramitaro To listen to the podcast- To order your nuts -www.thatnuttyredhead.com   for John’s Photography- http://www.johnthomasgrant.com

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CUCCIADATTA COOKIES ~ Christmas Fig Cookies Sicilain Style

CUCCIADATTA COOKIES It simply would not be Christmas in a Sicilian home without Cucciadatta Cookies on the table. Each year on December 19 the ladies in our family reconvene in my kitchen to prepare Pinulata and Cucciadatta Cookies, two very special … Continue reading

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Passports Fish Taco- 5 Stars

The Fish was still crispy and had the perfect medley of sauce and fresh toppings.  Brough the girls for lunch and the children’s meals were cheap and they gut up the grilled chicken so when it hit the table we … Continue reading

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Da Cave…

http://thecavegloucester.com/ Those little Russian Tea Cakes are dope.  You can also get Glosta Joe’s Coffee there (a great holiday present or stocking stuffer)

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Italian Nacho Dessert Dip

Delicious and fun twist on traditional Italian Cannoli…makes a perfect dessert dip for holiday gatherings. Italian Nachos Ingredients 1 cup Mascarpone Cheese 3 cups fresh Ricotta Cheese ⅛ teaspoon pure vanilla powder (can substitute ½ teaspoon vanilla pure extract) ½ … Continue reading

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Not Gary’s Dip At Stones Pub

Gloucester’s version of Cheers

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Treats From Sista’s Kitchen For GMG Holiday Party Tonight!

Looking Forward to celebrating with GMG FOB’s Tonight at Bodin Historic Photo on Main Street in Gloucester. Just packed up some delights highlighted in this months Cape Ann Magazine ! Italian Nachos Sista Felicia’s Holiday Torrone Candy Hope to see you there tonight!

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Tommorrow is St Lucia Day…Soak Your Wheat Berries Tonight

St. Lucia Pudding is traditionally served in Sicilian homes on December 13th, Santa Lucia Day. I have my Wheat Berries soaking do you? Ingredients 4 cups wheat berries, soaked in water overnight 8 cups whole milk 2 cups sugar 8 tablespoons … Continue reading

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Panini Time!

Sista Felicia’s Tuscan Panini Ingredients 2 slices Artisan Rustic Tuscan Bread 2 slices Prosciutto 8 pieces pre-sliced Mozzarella 1 tomato cut into slices 3- fresh basil leaves 1/2 teaspoon Atlantic SaltWorks Tuscan Blend 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 tablespoon olive oil … Continue reading

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Christmas by the Sea, presented by The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce’s Manchester Division, kicks off this evening in downtown Manchester. There’s something for everyone as the town rings in the holiday season.

Thursday, December 5th from 5 to 8pm The Chamber of Commerce Christmas Party and Lucky Nines Raffle will take place in the newly-renovated Seaside Cycle at 23 Elm Street. All are welcome to drop by and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres … Continue reading

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Minestrone Soup

  Minestrone Soup Ingredient 1/4 cup olive oil (plus 2 tablespoons) 5 large garlic cloves minced 2 cups diced carrots 2 cups diced onion 2 cups diced celery 1 Bayleaf 1 teaspoon kosher salt (plus 1 teaspoon) 1 teaspoon freshly ground … Continue reading

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