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!)
As we get ready for our Honeymoon to Kauai and Maui, the travel bug is really kicking in. It’s been a while since we really got lost and explored a new corner of the world and it’s beyond time to get back out there. It’s going to be difficult to beat our Azores adventure last … More Packing for Hawaii
Recently, I hopped in the car for a longish solo drive to a meeting in Western MA. While not technically a road trip, the familiar wafts of gas station coffee reminded me how much I miss being on the road! We all know what it’s like to pull long hours on the road…and how unhealthy … More Road Trip Diet: My Top 10 Roadfoods
Growing up on Cape Cod meant that every restaurant in town had to serve their version of the creamy clammy chowder that we hold so near and dear to our hearts – even if all that creamy fatty goodness goes straight to our arteries. Traditionally, New England Clam Chowder means a heavy, fatty, creamy, sentimental, and … More [Secretly Healthy] Creamy Cape Cod Clam Chowder
I’ve had some bad luck making crackers… CRACKERS, of all things. Too soggy, too burnt, too spicy — you name it and I’ve screwed it up… in cracker-form. BUT tonight, I broke the cracker-curse. I found a very forgiving & simple recipe for crisp and tasty – not to mention QUICK – crackers. If you’re craving cheese … More No Crackers. No Problem.
If you’ve never been to the Bahamas, there’s a chance you’ve never heard of this drink. Sky Juice – as it is locally known by the bahamians – is so good you might never reach for vodka soda ever again. (Or at least not until bikini season… lets’ be honest…) Even then, nothing goes better … More The Elusive Sky Juice Cocktail Recipe
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