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
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
Here is a quick update on sprouting your own sprouts – it works! In about 3-4 days, the little sprout seeds grow into fresh sprouts – at a fraction of the cost of store-bought sprouts. Plus you can decide what sort of sprouts you’re in the mood for – there are so many more options … More Sprouting Sprouts from Seed
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