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Homemade Boston Cream Donut Recipe

Homemade Boston Cream Donut Recipe

Photo by Farideh Sadeghin Makes 18 Prep time: 20 minutes Total time: 3 hours Ingredients for the donuts: 12 ounces|350 ml evaporated milk ⅓ cup|80 grams granulated sugar 2 (1/4-oz.) package active dry yeast 4 tablespoons|56 grams unsalted butter, melted 2 teaspoons vanilla extract ¾ teaspoon kosher salt 1 large egg plus 3 large egg yolks 4 cups|532 grams bread flour, sifted, plus more for dusting canola oil, for frying for the custard: ½ cup|110 grams granulated sugar 5 large egg yolks ¼ cup cornstarch 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 ¼ cups|560 ml whole milk […]

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Abbott’s Frozen Custard Opens In Arlington

Abbott’s Frozen Custard Opens In Arlington

Abbott’s Frozen Custard opened in Arlington Center Friday. (Shutterstock) ARLINGTON, MA — A New York-based chain of frozen custard shops opened its Arlington location Friday. The shop’s grand opening ceremony starts at 2 p.m. and will feature Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Mike Kennealy, owner Jason Denoncourt and Town Manager Adam Chapdelaine. Free frozen custard will be served. Abbott’s Arlington is the chain’s fourth location in the Boston area; Abbott’s also has shops in Brighton, Needham and Lexington. Abbott’s opened its first shop in Rochester, NY in 1926, 24 years after founder Arthur Abbott started selling frozen custard […]

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Forthcoming Union Square Improv Comedy Theater Will Serve Beer and Taquitos

Forthcoming Union Square Improv Comedy Theater Will Serve Beer and Taquitos

Somerville is getting an improv comedy theater that will serve alcohol and various snacks. The folks behind the Union Improv Festival and the Kerfuffle event series plan to open Union Comedy, a 72-seat theater and improv school located at 434 McGrath Highway, up in the Prospect Hill section of Somerville’s Union Square area. Union Comedy will offer original long-form improv comedy programming, as well as an improv comedy school. Theatergoers won’t go hungry or thirsty: There will be a bar which will serve beer (Red Stripe, Anchor Steam, and Somerville’s own Aeronaut all feature on the opening night menu), […]

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Here are the most expensive dishes you can order at Encore Boston Harbor

Here are the most expensive dishes you can order at Encore Boston Harbor

A carousel adorned with 83,000 flowers and 11,000 jewels sits in the front lobby of Encore Boston Harbor. It’s not hard to spend money at Encore Boston Harbor; the Everett casino is, after all, a casino. However, Encore’s dining establishments offer some particularly indulgent ways of parting with one’s cash. From the locally sourced seafood to the rare cuts of steak imported from across the world, New Englanders will be hard-pressed to find surf or turf more exclusive — or expensive — than the dishes on the various menus at Encore. In ascending order, here’s a look the priciest […]

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Best Boston sports bars in the D.C. area

Best Boston sports bars in the D.C. area

Boston sports fans far from home deserve a place to watch their seemingly endless championship dynasties reign. If nothing else, this is a place for D.C. sports fans to avoid on certain game days. Whether it’s a Sox game at 1:05 p.m. or one of those nights where the Celtics, Bruins and Patriots overlap, these bars, pubs and taverns will make you feel as close to home as possible 500 miles away. 1. Dirty Water DC While they brand themselves as “The Boston Sports Bar of DC,” Dirty Water is much more than that. Known to host quite a […]

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The Boston Pizza Festival is back with some wild pizza creations

The Boston Pizza Festival is back with some wild pizza creations

Boston Pizza Festival –Penny Strakus Everyone has their favorite go-to pizza joint — if not for the quality of the slices, than for the sheer proximity to home — but may we suggest City Hall Plaza for your next pizza run? On July 13 and 14, the plaza will host the third annual Boston Pizza Festival , a pie-filled bonanza featuring talented artisans from Boston, New Jersey, Washington, D.C., Lowell, and the motherland itself: Naples, Italy. Tickets ($15 for GA, $50 for VIP) include entry into the event — and, in the case of VIP, one hour of early […]

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Tatte Adds Stunning Pastries to the Berklee Campus Today

Tatte Adds Stunning Pastries to the Berklee Campus Today

Berklee College of Music benefits from a baked good bonanza today as Tatte Bakery & Cafe unveils its 13th location. The local bakery took over the space previously occupied by Back Bay Beats , aka B3, which closed in November 2018 , and has filled it with its signature white tiling, sprawling pastry cases, and skillets of shakshuka. Founder Tzurit Or is on a journey to bakery domination, thanks in part to support from Ron Shaich , a Panera founder who has since left the chain and concentrated his development focus on small but growing chains in the Boston […]

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Sweet Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Sweet Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

If you’re looking for a new pulled pork sandwich recipe, try this summertime sweet slow cooker pulled pork. The mango juice mixed with spices give amazing flavor! We love pulled pork sandwiches any way we can get them. We often use our smoked pork recipe , but sometimes the weather just doesn’t cooperate, even in the summer! A few months ago we shared our favorite Instant Pot pulled pork …and today we’re sharing slow cooker pulled pork! Thanks to the Ohio Pork Council for sponsoring this post and allowing us to share this Fried Pork Chops Recipe. There’s nothing […]

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Boston Market closes 45 locations

Boston Market closes 45 locations

Boston Market, the pioneering fast-casual rotisserie chicken chain, has closed 45 of its restaurants over the past week as part of a restructuring designed to improve the brand’s “long-term sustainability.” In a letter to employees dated July 8 and shared with members of the media on Monday, CEO Frances Allen acknowledged closing six locations on June 30 and another 39 on Sunday as part of a “broad-based analysis” of its locations. “We must take steps to ensure our operational structure will support long-term sustainability,” Allen said in a letter to employees. “Part of that effort involves continuously analyzing our […]

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Eventide Is Shipping Those Famous Lobster Rolls Nationwide

Eventide Is Shipping Those Famous Lobster Rolls Nationwide

Welcome back to AM Intel , a round-up of mini news bites to kick off the day. When Lobster Rolls Fly Tell your New England expat friends and jealous faraway family: Acclaimed Maine restaurant Eventide Oyster Co. (which has a casual Boston sibling, Eventide Fenway ) is now shipping those famous brown butter lobster rolls nationwide via Goldbelly , a website that lets customers order signature items from popular restaurants around the country. (Other local spots on the platform include Flour , which is shipping its sticky buns and Boston cream pie, and the Omni Parker House , also […]

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