Food + Drink

Sugar Shack Success

A local family’s passion for sweet treats lives on at a rustic shed-turned-shop in Cohasset. By Laura DeSisto   Photography by Kate Rogan f you’ve lived on the South Shore during the last 40 years, chances are pretty good that you may have sampled Maggie’s Corner famous chocolate cake with cream cheese frosting. The cake … Read more

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Chic City Cuisine

Simple recipes for a romantic dinner for two. Story and recipes by Sarah MacDonald   Photography and styling by Kate Rogan Lemon Herb Sea Bass with Heirloom Tomato Risotto Roasted Butternut Squash, Brussels and Prosciutto Flatbread Espresso Chocolate Tart Lemon Herb Black Sea Bass with Heirloom Tomato Risotto Ingredients  1 whole black sea bass, filleted 1/2 lemon, … Read more

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Amore da Roma

Simple recipes for a romantic dinner for two. Story and recipes by Sarah MacDonald   Photography and styling by Kate Rogan Bruschetta on a Toasted Garlic Ciabatta Spaghetti Carbonara with Crispy Sage Affogato with Biscotti Bruschetta on a Toasted Garlic Ciabatta Ingredients  1/2 loaf of ciabatta bread 2 cloves of garlic, peeled 1/2 cup of olive oil … Read more

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Osteria Vivo

A new Pembroke restaurant puts a fresh spin on Italian cuisine. By Maria Allen Photography by Kjeld Mahoney Anyone who has traveled to Florence, Italy, will immediately recognize the wall-sized photograph of the Ponte Vecchio that wraps around the dining room at Osteria Vivo in Pembroke. If visitors were to judge a book by its … Read more

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Recipes for a Table For Two, S’il Vous Plaît

Simple recipes for a romantic dinner for two. Story and recipes by Sarah MacDonald   Photography and styling by Kate Rogan Gougères Steak Frites with Compound Butter Tarte Aux Pommes Gougeres Ingredients  1/2 cup water 1/2 cup milk 1 stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons 1 teaspoon of Kosher Salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 4 … Read more

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Gingerbread Man

By day, James Kukstis makes his living penning stories for Wicked Local, covering the Marshfield beat. In his off hours, however, he swaps his writer’s hat for a brightly colored knit beanie and fires up the oven at his Scituate home to pursue his other passion-baking. Known as Mr. Butterscotch, Kukstis operates a small-but-mighty side … Read more

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Not-Your-Average Super Bowl Snacks

Elevate your game day menu with these seriously delicious recipes. Text and photography by Kate Bowler It’s a big day for football fans, but it’s an even bigger day for snack lovers. Super Bowl Sunday is the perfect occasion for classic game day dishes like wings and nachos, but don’t be afraid to introduce your … Read more

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New and Nosh-Worthy

5 South Shore dining spots we’re excited to try out this year. Osteria Vivo Restaurant & Bar When They Opened:  November, 2021 What to Order:  Lobster and Oxtail Bolognese and an Espresso Martini   From acclaimed restaurateur Jimmy Burke and wife Joanie Wilson comes a new Italian eatery dedicated to providing an exceptional blend of … Read more

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Thanksgiving 400 – Learning the History Behind the Holiday at Plimoth Patuxet Museums

Learning the history behindthe holiday at Plimoth Patuxet Museums. By David Kindy Think you know about Thanksgiving? Think again. This fall, Plimoth Patuxet Museums will be commemorating the 400th anniversary of the First Thanksgiving with the launch of a new exhibit, “We Gather Together: Thanksgiving, Gratitude, and the Making of an American Holiday.” On display … Read more

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Honey Baby – Recipes With Local Cranberries

New to the Plymouth dining scene, Honey Baby is an upscale, modern cocktail lounge that offers a relaxed “must chill” atmosphere and a creative menu of craft cocktails and off-the-charts bites. “We’re going to take care of you, make you comfortable and do our best to put a smile on your face while you relax … Read more

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E/2 Kitchen & Bar – Recipes With Local Cranberries

An evolution of Marshfield’s longstanding and beloved restaurant Ember, E/2 Kitchen Bar has long been a destination for creative cocktails. Rooted in Ember’s history, the restaurant carries the same glamorous atmosphere and open kitchen concept as its predecessor. What has emerged is a modern menu that suits the region’s dine-in and take out interests, adapting … Read more

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Lenny’s Hideaway – Recipes With Local Cranberries

What do you get when you mesh a funky bar with legit Mexican food and spinning vinyl? A true original. Lenny’s Hideaway transports you from the barrio to the beach in downtown Cohasset. The cuisine is traditionally prepared, inspired by owner/chef duo Stephanie and Derek Burke’s roots and adventures in Irapuato, Mexico, Baja, California and … Read more

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The Tasty – Recipes With Local Cranberries

Located in the heart of Plymouth’s vibrant downtown district, The Tasty is the perfect fusion of New England gastropub and craft cocktail bar. Rustic dishes change with the season, inspired by fresh, locally sourced produce and global cuisine innovation. Artfully crafted cocktails are a highlight and are served up with plenty of hospitality. Ascending to … Read more

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The Great New England Pumpkin Pie Contest

Plimoth Patuxet Museums invites professional and amateur bakers to submit their best pumpkin pie recipe for a chance to win prizes! Plimoth Patuxet Museums is delighted to gather the New England region around a very special table this fall that will celebrate pumpkin pie and reward bakers for their prize-winning creations. The Great New England … Read more

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Entertaining With Elegance

Duxbury interior designer Jessica Rogan shares simple ways to outfit your home for an unforgettable summertime brunch. Story and Photography by Kate Rogan Florals by Consider the Lilies  Glassware and decor accessories from Darilynn’s Longing to live near the ocean and be closer to family, Jessica Rogan and her husband James made the decision to … Read more

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