Summer Sides: Cacio e Pepe Zucchini

My longtime friend and podcast co-host, Stef, is the undisputed Queen of Sustainability- and I’ve written in the past about some of the amazing things she does on the farm she runs with her husband, Andy- including the absolutely insane crops they grow every year. And around this time of the Summer season, Stef always […]

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Clambaked…

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve been down by the Cape, where community clambakes can be a pretty common event throughout the Summertime. Everyone brings some seafood and/or a side, maybe some drinks depending on the crowd- and you gather around to cook the food together in a fire pit and enjoy each other’s […]

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Patriotic Popsicles: Berry-Coconut Pops

Although it doesn’t feel like there’s much to be patriotic about these days, what with the non-stop bad news in the headlines- today is still a holiday and any day off from the usual everyday hustle and bustle of work is worth celebrating. I knew going into this week’s posting schedule that I had wanted […]

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Summer Sides: Caesar Pasta Salad

It’s about that time of year where I embrace easy, crowd pleasing and cookout-friendly recipes- be it main courses, satisfying sides, or light and refreshing desserts and beverages. I am all in on everything grilled, tossed or loaded with citrus this time of year- and I thought I’d kick off my Summer 2022 recipe series […]

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Spring Sweets: Banana Pudding Cups

It’s getting to be that time of year when I am craving all of the tropical fruits and flavors- like watermelon, kiwi, mango, coconut and especially bananas! Some of you may remember my Banana Cream Pie Parfaits I had shared last April in preparation for Easter dinner, and while the assembly of these pudding cups […]

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A Taste of Spring: Cauliflower ‘Potato’ Salad

Although it’s still a little early in the year to steadily and consistently grill outdoors for backyard BBQs or cookouts- that hasn’t stopped myself or my friends from preparing dishes to get us feeling more seasonal with every nice, sunny and warm day we have here in New England! One of my favorite Springtime/picnic snacks […]

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A Taste of Spring: Shortbread Cookies with Edible Flowers

Happy First Day of April, everyone! To commemorate a new month and hopefully some sooner-than-later sunnier, warmer days ahead- I wanted to share a bright, colorful and sweet seasonal cookie recipe that I like to whip up each year around Easter! If you’re looking for more realistic looking edible flowers for your cookies- there are […]

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Baking to the B Movies…

When my friend Stef and I met nearly twenty years ago (!!!) while working at the same small grocery store in our former little country town, we quickly bonded over many similar interests: music, art and especially low budget, bad horror movies and preparing/trying different types of food. Over the years, our common interests have […]

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