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Whether it's giving a peek of our family homestead, trying a new restaurant, visiting a local farm or whipping up a new recipe, I'll share the experience here with you. I adore ALL. THINGS. FOOD.

A Kitchen Inspired By A New England Shore Cottage

A Kitchen Inspired By A New England Shore House

I grew up spending August at my grandparents’ New England shore cottage in Groton Long Point (GLP), Connecticut. I treasure those memories of historic cedar shake houses that lined the beaches and lagoon. The sound of distant fog horns from offshore boats, and the crisp, pale, comfortable decor in which the interior of every house […]

Berry Cucumber Yogurt Smoothie

Berry Cucumber Yogurt Smoothie

The garden is starting to produce LOTS of goodies right now: kale, gooseberries, black raspberries, peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, peas, onions, and more! After spending time picking a bagful of berries and veggies this afternoon, my youngest announced he wanted to make a smoothie out of our haul. So, once the picked produce was analyzed, we […]

Easy 10 Minute S’mores For A Summer Party

Easy 10 Minutes S'mores For A Summer Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LetsMakeSmores #CollectiveBias #sponsored Late spring and early summer are the best out here. The BEST! Our house sits on a few acres of land, peppered with really tall black walnut trees. At dusk, the fireflies come out in […]

7 Tips On How To Handle Food

7 Tips On How To Handle Food

Hello foodies! This is a guest post about 7 tips on how to handle food from Chef Christopher, who hails from Singapore. Hope you enjoy! -Liza When it comes to food, everyone wants to have it in a clean and hygienic condition, it’s more than just its taste. There are food lovers out there who love […]

How To Grill Steak

How To Grill Steak

I’ve partnered with Kenmore Elite Grills to share an easy grilling recipe (steak!) and spread the word about their awesomeness just in time for Father’s Day and July 4th celebrations, and the rest of your summer outdoor living fun. It’s grilling season (finally)! I know lots of people fire up their grills throughout winter, and I’m […]

Cookbook Roundup – April 2015

Cookbook Roundup - April 2015

In case you didn’t know, I’m writing an article each month for Washington Independent Review of Books (WIRo Books). It’s a fun roundup of recently released cookbooks, and a few food-related books, too! Cookbook Roundup – April 2015 The foodie in me LOVES this, as does the the English major. I mean, getting my hands […]

Chicken Fried Rice

Chicken Fried Rice

Sometimes dinner takes hours to prepare, with meticulous mis en place, fifteen different steps, more pots than burners, and ingredients so expensive you wince at the check-out. Other times, it’s the exact opposite. Like one of our weeknight must haves. A favorite of both my husband and my youngest: homemade chicken fried rice. Its presentation? […]

Mother’s Day Breakfast

Happy Mother's Day

Let’s take a second to set the stage. Mia is 10; Jack is 6. Heard while sitting at my desk, within earshot of the kitchen: clanking of drawers and metal objects. Fridge door opens and closes. I hear an egg crack… Mother’s Day Breakfast M: “First you put a little bit of milk in the […]