Author Archives: Domestocrat

About Domestocrat

I'm a lady who enjoys photography, football, cooking, long drives with the windows down, This American Life, kettlecorn, hot yoga, pop punk, my nephews, my cat Reggie, and my home: Boston.

Our Blue Apron Experience

Meal kit delivery services are all the rage lately and are so ubiquitous, you’ve probably heard a lot about them. There are many delivery service options – PeachDish, HelloFresh, Plated, Blue Apron, Terra’s Kitchen, Chef’D, Purple Carrot, Home Chef, Green … Continue reading

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Getaway to Bar Harbor, Maine

In addition to the must-do activities of visiting Acadia National Park and going on an Acadia Sightseeing Nature Cruise, there is so much to do in Bar Harbor, Maine. This post is my recap of all of the highlights of, … Continue reading

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Acadia National Park, Maine

In mid-July John and I headed up to Bar Harbor, Maine – a place that we’ve wanted to visit for years. We’d planned a long weekend to celebrate John’s birthday and have a relaxing getaway. Acadia National Park has been … Continue reading

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Recipe: Caprese Salad Pizza

It’s summer so naturally I’m eating a lot of caprese salads. I love having a little basil plant in my kitchen in the summer, they are pretty to look at and the smell is insanely good. That said, my craving … Continue reading

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Recipe: Peanut Butter Pie with Chocolate Ganache

My husband is a peanut butter fiend! Lord help me. All we need is an Oreo pie crust in the house to get him in a psychotic frenzy about peanut butter pie. That said, I’ll make any excuse to top … Continue reading

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Recipe: Baked Corn & Leek Risotto

Pay·off (noun, informal): the advantage or benefit that is gained from doing something the return on an investment To me, risotto is the one recipe I make with the biggest payoff. You spend hours stirring, adding chicken stock, adjusting the temperature, testing … Continue reading

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Recipe: Six Ingredient Strawberry Shortcake

When I think of homemade strawberry shortcake I don’t usually think easy or simple; I think pastry dough, lots of lamination, kneading, cutting in butter, etc. After some research I found a few reputable recipes that were way simplified vis-à-vis … Continue reading

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