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The No Knead Bread that No One Will Tell You About

The No Knead Bread that No One Will Tell You About

This no knead bread recipe is the stuff dreams are made of. Nothing beats the smell of freshly baked bread on a chilly day. It’s comforting, and means you’re going to tuck into a big warm loaf of something tasty.   If smells of fresh […]

No More Salt + Lime: It’s all about the Sangrita

No More Salt + Lime: It’s all about the Sangrita

Have you ever heard of sangrita?¬† It is, apparently, an authentic Mexican mixed-drink mixer + tequila chaser. One that I’ve never heard of….. so, naturally, I couldn’t wait to try to make it! Donald ended up in Chicago for work again, and passed along this […]

Let’s Party Like it’s 1621: 10 Recipes [Probably] Served at the First Thanksgiving

Let’s Party Like it’s 1621: 10 Recipes [Probably] Served at the First Thanksgiving

Hey everyone! I have a confession: When I was little, I wanted to be a Pilgrim when I grew up. This is 100% true… right mom? I know you’re reading this. ūüėČ It only took one trip to Plimoth Plantation to make this decision …maybe […]

Around the World in 5 Recipes

Around the World in 5 Recipes

Hey everyone! I had a realization the other day: Food connects everyone: past, present, future, real, or otherwise. Food can bring the past to life, it can take you to other cultures around the world, and it even makes fictional characters a little more life-like! […]

Learning to Love Mezcal

Learning to Love Mezcal

Mezcal is a rich, smoky, pungent liquor. Similar to Tequila, but smoked – to me it tastes like to Scotch. Both tequila and mezcal are made from the Agave plant, but the process for making each is a little bit different, resulting in much different […]

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 […]

[Secretly Healthy] Creamy Cape Cod Clam Chowder

[Secretly Healthy] Creamy Cape Cod Clam Chowder

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 […]

No Crackers. No Problem.

No Crackers. No Problem.

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 – […]

The Elusive Sky Juice Cocktail Recipe

The Elusive Sky Juice Cocktail Recipe

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 […]

Your secret WOW dish involves: Smoked Fish Stock

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 […]