Giving the Thanksgiving Side Dish a New Lease on Life

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. People will be starting their food prep this weekend, or at least start shopping, for Thanksgiving. Main courses are pretty standard, but Thanksgiving side dishes can actually make or break the whole meal. This month I set out to take the traditional side dishes and step them up a…

Falling for Italian Prune Plums

The signs of Fall are peeking around every corner. It’s still pretty darn hot in the Northeast during the day, but our nights are getting cooler. The farmers market ingredients have started to shift slightly. Italian prune plums are making a grand entrance. Get them now, before they disappear.

Resolutions are never too late …

It’s never too late to make a resolution, or two. Today is March 1 and I’m thinking “Why not start now?” Last month I jumped in with both feet doing Soul Cycle, which it turns out I love. I also started a fun little Facebook event in February called “Drink More Water ,” which had…