Last week was a big week here on the wee little island of Brigantine. Not only did we kick off the start of the summer season, it was also the year’s first farmer’s market! Booths we’re bustling with bright red strawberries, radishes, spring onions, greens, lettuces, and lots and lots of asparagus.
Over the past 7 years, gardening has become my number one most favorite hobby. I inherited my green thumb from my Momma, who also loved getting her hands dirty and watching things grow. My thumb started out brown, and while it’s still far from a pure Kelly green, the shade gets a little brighter with each…
It’s not easy being green, especially if you’re a vegetable. I meet people all the time who claim they don’t like green vegetables, but I’m calling BS. They just haven’t had them prepared the right way.
I’ll never forget the first time I sat down at an Italian restaurant and saw “spiedini” written on the menu. My eyes widened as I remembered one of my favorite childhood dinners: thin slices of breaded meat wrapped around a filling of tomato, onion, breadcrumbs and cheese. My family called them spiedini and we ate them…
Citrus! Sweet, Sweet (and sour) Citrus. Without your glowing jewel tones and bursts of vitamin C, how would we ever survive the harsh brutalities of winter? Just seeing citrus this time of year gets me feeling all bright eyed and bushy tailed. Look!
Now this is a story all about how My leftovers got flipped-turned upside down And I’d like to take a minute, just sit on your throne I’ll tell you how I made them into a soup called minestrone! Just call me the Fresh Princess of Soup. Or call me a nerd. Either way, we both […]
Can you believe its October already? I can’t. I’m just not ready to let go of summer yet. I’m not ready to accept the days getting shorter, the weather getting cooler, or the holidays that are just around the corner.