Tag: Stanley Cup

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All Good Things

The Bruins’ loss to the Canadiens last night still stings, and I am not proud of the way the Bruins went out. They are a better team and organization than that. They will have to wait till next season to redeem themselves. At least we ate well. Game 5’s dinner was a nod to the ...

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Stanley Cup Meals, Round 2: Adversity and Diversity

Round 2 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs has begun! The Boston Bruins are facing their perennial rivals, the Montreal Canadiens, in their continuing quest for one of  the most coveted trophies in sports. It won’t be easy; the Canadiens are a tough, persistent team with an outstanding goalie. But that description applies to the Bruins ...

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Stanley Cup Playoffs, Round 1-Handled!

Round 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs is down to the last few games, but the Bruins are already through to Round 2! They gave up one game to the Detroit Red Wings, but no more. This year’s celebratory countdown of wins is in Cup-cake form. However, since I am unsure how long these cupcakes ...

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Not With a Bang, But a Whimper

I had such high hopes for the “Bacon Brunch” trio of recipes in the Bacon issue of Food Network Magazine, but while the dishes were tasty, they weren’t very bacony. Here you have Chicken and Bacon Waffles, Waldorf Slaw with Bacon, and a Smoky Bloody Mary. I matched these up with some sauteed Swiss chard ...

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Hacked!-Chef of Steel (aka CSA Week #1)

Sigh-First Things First: Congratulations to the Stanley Cup Champions, the Chicago Blackhawks. They fought for every goal, and they never stopped fighting until it was done. Most admirable, and most impressive. Patrick Kane, if you have enjoyed your stay in the lovely city of Boston, consider making it your new permanent home. I’ll make cupcakes. ...

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Behold The Power of Cupcakes.

First things first: The Boston Bruins are two wins away from their second Stanley Cup Championship in three years. Go B’s!!!! Here we have the basic yellow cupcake. I baked these up last week, when there wasn’t anything “desserty” in the house. The recipe is from The New Good Housekeeping Cookbook (well, it was new ...

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The Incredible Edible Kick In The Ass

First things first: Woo Hoo! Tonight the Bruins begin the final stage of their quest for the Stanley Cup, against the Chicago Blackhawks. 12 wins so far, 12 bottles. Hey, It’s June 12th-kismet! So, as you may know, I’m taking cooking courses online through America’s Test Kitchen. I’ve been at it for over a year ...