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 watering, occasionally weeding, and regular attention. A farm share needs to … More What to do with your produce when you go on vacation (don’t throw it away!)

New Books: The Azores Travel Guide …& my Master’s Thesis

Hey Everyone! You might have noticed that I added a BOOKS section to Rise & Brine. This is where you’ll find my two new ebooks [and all my future ebooks!]. Ebooks are a great way to find and access all the relevant information on a topic in one convenient place. My Azores traveler’s guide, below, … More New Books: The Azores Travel Guide …& my Master’s Thesis

Your secret WOW dish involves: Smoked Fish Stock

Normally I stay away from fish stocks unless I’m going all-in with a chowder or asian soup. Fish stock is sometimes [expectedly] fishy and thin, not adding too much oomph to the final dish. It needs to really get dressed up to stand up to the bold flavors that tend to find their way into my kitchen. But now, … More Your secret WOW dish involves: Smoked Fish Stock

Serious Ice Cream: Balsamic Feta Cheesecake Ice Cream

Sounds decadent, right?  It’s not as diet-busting as you’d think, which is a really solid bonus because bathing suit season is just around the corner. Maybe this creation sounds a little suspicious too: feta and balsamic in my ice cream?  This isn’t a salad! … but trust me on this: feta and balsamic are much … More Serious Ice Cream: Balsamic Feta Cheesecake Ice Cream

It’s Science: 10 Tips for Longevity from Rhonda Patrick

Since Donald and I got engaged (woooo!) things have have been a little crazy. We’ve been in the car a lot, visiting family every weekend, and so we listen to a lot of podcasts. Today we heard from Rhonda Patrick on the Joe Rogan show – she’s a big proponent of gut microbiome research, which … More It’s Science: 10 Tips for Longevity from Rhonda Patrick