Food - General, Places - Massachusetts

Review: Kane’s Donuts

Kane's Donuts exteriorsLiving in New England you become accustomed to seeing a Dunkin’ Donuts on every other corner (if not every corner). It almost feels like heresy when you step into another donut establishment. However, that isn’t the case when you walk into Kane’s Donuts in Saugus, Mass.

Located off the beaten path on Boston’s North Shore, Kane’s Donuts has been frying up doughy goodness since 1955. It’s even been recognized by Travel Channel as a “Donut Paradise.

“Bon Appetit” magazine has also recently named Kane’s Donuts one of the Top 10 Places in the U.S. for Donuts. So let’s take a look inside:

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Cuisine - American, Places - Massachusetts, Recipes

Thanksgiving Dinner at Eurostoves

Turkey dinner at EurostovesThere’s this really awesome cooking school/kitchenware store in North Beverly called Eurostoves. I recently went for a team-building exercise and our group put together a full turkey dinner for Thanksgiving in October.

We learned lots of tips to take the hassle out of the turkey day dinner – like make-ahead dishes to reduce the stress and just enjoy your wacky family. Recipes from the class included:

  • Turkey Brining and Apple Cider Gravy
  • Apple Celery and Smoked Ham Dressing
  • Mashed Potatoes with Sage and Cheddar
  • Marmalade Cinnamon Cranberry
  • Herbed Butternut Bisque (Almost like a dessert soup!)
  • Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Citrus and Coriander
  • Creamed Mushrooms, Onions and Brussels Sprouts (OMG! This is how you get kids to eat brussel sprouts!!)
  • Garlic Roasted Green Beans with Caramelized Onions
  • Goat Cheese Toasts
  • Potato Broccoli Croquettes (See recipe below)
  • Autumn Trifle

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