Cookout Classics: Grilled Elote

As we wind down Summer 2022 and in checking my calendar recently- I have so many end-of-the-season cookouts, BBQs and outdoor get-togethers lined up in the coming weeks ahead with both friends and family alike who are looking to savor as much time in the sunshine that they can before that all-too-familiar Fall chill rolls […]

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Summer Sweets: Pink Lemonade Bars

Is there anything more quintessentially Summer than both the visual and taste of a cold glass of lemonade? It’s one of my favorite treats to enjoy this time of year- especially in recent weeks while the temperatures continue soaring- so I knew I wanted to incorporate it into one of my recipes this month as […]

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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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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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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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Cookout Classics: Roasted Broccoli and Bacon Pasta Salad

Before I begin rolling out my Autumnal inspired dishes and pumpkin-infused desserts (of which I have oh so many this year,) I thought I’d share a quick, easy and universally beloved side dish recipe for those of you who plan on throwing the biggest and boldest of Labor Day Weekend cookouts, backyard BBQs and/or beachside […]

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Cookout Classics: The Frycuterie Board

I love a good charcuterie- especially when there’s a healthy variety of meats, cheeses and (sometimes) fruits to pick from and not too much of one thing or not enough of another thing. Seeing how my friends and family arrange their own take on the trend is always fun, too- ranging anywhere from simple and […]

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