Chowing Down on Chowder

Butternut Squash Cod & Bacon Chowder

Butternut Squash Cod & Bacon Chowder

Ahh so where were we??? Yes…. Autumn. Seeing as how it’s the beginning of November, to say that Fall is in full swing, is an understatement! The days are considerably (miserably) shorter, temperatures have dropped significantly and all the leaves have turned and are falling. Layers, scullies, and scarves are being donned by almost everyone you see (at least on the East coast), and all things pumpkin have resurged. So yeah, it’s most certainly autumn…. 

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Buttery Garlic Shrimp

Buttery Garlic Shrimp: A Scampi Tale

” A skimpy… a scampi!” Sometimes you just want something easy and indulgent… That’s NOT a dessert food. Enter buttery, delicious, succulent garlic shrimp. So easy, yummy and satisfying without all the “what the hell did i just eat???” guilt. Another perfect (end of) summer quicker whipper upper.


Summer Sashimi

Hey guys and gals… I’m back! Sorry I’ve been away for a while. You know that saying, ” Life is what happens when you’re busy making plans”? Well, that’s exactly what happened to me over the last month or so. All awesome adventures, creative breakthroughs and happenings pretty much. Well except for that one thing,… 

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“LET THEM EAT CAKE!”… A (True) Wedding Story

  I recently attended an awesome, quaint and fun wedding in the countryside (a briar to be exact) in upstate New York. The setting was perfect, the guests had great energy and the vibe was awesome (but then again the bride and groom are awesome folks, so it was to be expected).

Roasted Beets

Never Miss a Beet

Good old beets. Pretty, huh? You either love them or you hate them. It’s just one of those things. Like Marmite. I fell in love with beets years ago when I first had them over a frisee salad with goat cheese and a red wine herb vinaigrette. I remember thinking the colors were so pretty…. 

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