Dark Chocolate Chickpeas

I was in CVS the other day looking for a snack. And I came upon dark chocolate chickpeas. I like dark chocolate and I like chickpeas, but I would never dream of melding the two together. I decided to try them. They’re…OK. I’m neutral. The chickpea is pretty tasteless, or maybe it’s just that the […]

Neighborhood Restaurants

I’ve lived in my neighborhood for 10 years and am in the process of moving to a new neighborhood (albeit within walking distance of my current one). I’m glad I made it to two neighborhood restaurants before I left. I’ve walked by both of them countless times, thinking, “I have to try this place someday.” […]

A Cheese-y Night

Any day that includes cheese is a happy day in my book. So I greatly enjoyed a cheese tasting event at a local cheese shop, Curds & Co. Some friends and I enjoyed its “after dark” event that took place after the shop was closed to the public. We tried around 6 different cheeses that […]

Providence Eats

My birthday is a week away. My list has stalled due to health issues, but I will keep at it. I’m almost halfway done. I attended a conference in Providence a couple of months ago and tried a slew of new restaurants… Caserta Pizzeria: made-to-order pizza with black olives (my favorite) The Malted Barley: specializes […]

Trader Joe's Brookies

Brookies and Peanut Butter Lovers Reese’s

Trader Joe’s is my main grocery store. I usually don’t pay the sweet treats section any mind, but the other day I decided to peruse it as I strolled by. Something caught my eye. Brookies. I do enjoy a good chocolate chip cookie once in a while and I love brownies. I was intrigued enough […]