Monthly Archives: February 2011

Baking Brief: Google Recipes

A quick post before I declare myself officially on spring break for the week: I saw a post on the Boston Globe “Business Updates” blog declaring that Google has come up with a new search view option that’s handy for … Continue reading

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Cross-country skiing in Jackson, NH

Winter in northern New Hampshire is, for the most part, long and cold. Although there are many opportunities to partake in a variety of winter sports, a particularly popular one in Jackson, NH is cross-country skiing. I was in Jackson … Continue reading

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In Boston, the Cupcake Trend Refuses to Die

What’s the deal with the cupcake trend, that it refuses to relinquish its fad status quietly? That’s the question a lot of food critics and customers alike have been asking lately, especially around Boston. As one cupcake-only bakery in California … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Multimedia in Journalism

On Friday, Emily Sweeney stopped by our Reinventing the News classroom to talk about multimedia in journalism. Sweeney is a Northeastern alumna, staff reporter at the Boston Globe, the president of the New England chapter of the Society of Professional … Continue reading

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The Whoopie Pie War

There’s a dessert war going on here on the east coast, and it’s all over the whoopie pie. Yes, that little chocolate cake and frosting dessert has been the cause of a fair amount of controversy in the past few … Continue reading

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Going Crazy for Red Velvet

Is Boston going crazy for red velvet cake? Last week,¬†Flour Bakery held a fundraiser for Brookline non-profit “Lovin’ Spoonfuls” called “OMG Red Velvet!” The¬†event, which had 10 chefs making their best red velvet creations, was cited in a WBUR radio … Continue reading

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Presentation: Epicurious

I’ll be honest: when I volunteered to present a website this Friday for class, I had no idea what website I would choose. For the most part, I get my recipes and ideas from what I see around me and … Continue reading

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