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Your Guide to the Azores: Europe’s Best Kept Secret

Your Guide to the Azores: Europe’s Best Kept Secret

The Azores is a small archipelago of 9 Portuguese islands about 2 hours from Lisbon, in the middle of the Atlantic ocean. SATA/Azores Air (they’re the same airline) flies direct, from Boston to Ponta Delgata – the capital city.  In only 4.5 hours, you could […]

Quick Pickling Carrots in a Basic Brine

Quick Pickling Carrots in a Basic Brine

Quick pickling is an easy way to preserve your extra veggies – especially if you have a farm share or a garden, and you wind up with way more veggies than you can possibly consume. I like to quick pickle, over regular-pickling, because I plan […]

I scream, you scream, let’s make coffee ice cream with almond milk

I scream, you scream, let’s make coffee ice cream with almond milk

  Coffee ice cream is one of the no-frills flavors that I’ve often overlooked in favor of chunky-peanut-butter-chocolate-swirl-madness or some other equally-as-sexy promise of ice cream euphoria. But really: that classic coffee ice cream is a slam-dunk flavor every time, with no guess work, and […]

What to do with your produce when you go on vacation (don’t throw it away!)

What to do with your produce when you go on vacation (don’t throw it away!)

  Summer is the time for an abundance of fresh vegetables, maybe a farm share, or a kitchen garden. But summer is also time for traveling. These are two of my favorite things, but unfortunately the two do not mix. Keeping a garden requires daily […]

Azores Part 2: Hiking + Swimming in the Azores

Azores Part 2: Hiking + Swimming in the Azores

This guide is broken into four chapters, outlining the best of our 9-day trip to São Miguel, the Azores, during mid-October 2016: PART 1: Getting Around  PART 2: Hiking + Swimming PART 3: Azorean Eats  PART 4: What to Wear in the Azores    Or […]