Sourcing a Completely Local Thanksgiving Meal

My family is all about the traditional dishes at Thanksgiving: mashed sweet potatoes, green bean casserole with crunchy onions on top, traditional bread stuffing. We usually have two kinds of cranberry sauce: fresh and jellied. My grandmother also brings some regional Pennsylvania-Dutch fare, such as corn pudding, red beet eggs, and apple butter (recipe here).  Sometimes we’ll…

The Local Mix at Area Four

I first heard about Area Four while attending a #BostonTalks Happy Hour at WBGH last month. They make a fantastic pizza using twelve-year-old starter dough, fermented for over 30 hours, and handcrafted in their scratch kitchen. When I heard that A4 sources most of their ingredients locally, I immediately set a date to visit their…