Bone Broth

After hearing about all the fabulous properties of this, the latest fad in health and diet (at least it sure seems that way) I decided to jump on the bandwagon and make bone… Continue reading

Vietnamese-inspired Coconut Gelatin

A few weeks ago, one of my coworkers brought in coconut gelatin and gave us all a taste, and wow that stuff is good! It’s light-tasting and refreshing, and definitely makes a good,… Continue reading

Watermelon Lime Cocktail

This is hands-down my favorite summertime drink. I actually first discovered it last summer in Cambodia where it’s just fresh fruit everything! but you can make it anywhere. Just purée watermelon with lime… Continue reading

Cucumber Lime Basil Ice Cubes

I think I’m onto something here, although I don’t think I’ve nailed it. Here’s the concept: ice cubes made out of things you want in your drink – either to flavor water, or… Continue reading

Demi-glace

This month my book club is reading Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain. (To be honest, we need a new method of picking books, but I’m enjoying it so far.) I just got to… Continue reading

Avocado Popsicles

I had been eying this recipe from Food Republic for a while – I mean, avocado anything! And now I think it is finally hot enough outside to make them! So easy: –… Continue reading

Soup Stock

Hooray for my first time ever using my crock pot! So excited because this means I can cook things without heating up my entire apartment (which will be useful when summer finally makes… Continue reading

Blueberry Cranberry Syrup

This syrup came about because we had just made this delicious Irish Cream French Toast and had completely neglected a topping (not that it needed it, let’s be honest, but why waste the… Continue reading

Irish Cream Black Tea French Toast

Why make regular French toast when you can make fancy, exciting French toast? For this one, replace the milk you’d normally add with Irish Cream and black tea, add vanilla and cinnamon, and… Continue reading

Clam and Oyster Chowder

What to do on a less-than-summery day in Cape Cod? Make Clam Chowder! Traditionally you make it with flour and, apparently, with bacon. But based on the dietary restrictions at hand, we worked… Continue reading