how to peel and seed tomatoes

how to peel and seed tomatoes

If you’ve ever read a recipe that asks for tomatoes, peeled and seeded, you may wonder just how to do that. Taking the skins off (and the seeds out) is great when you’re making tomato sauce or tomato soup. Also when you want to freeze or can a lot of...
back to school snacks

back to school snacks

I was wondering if it would even be necessary to include an introduction to this great big snack round-up. I sort-of think not. I mean, even if you don’t have kids heading back to school, you’ll appreciate all these yummy, healthy, clever, inspired snack recipes all...
vermont cheesemakers festival

vermont cheesemakers festival

If you have ever been lucky enough to come to Vermont in the summer, you know how much there is to do around here. Check out some of the fun things I have been doing with my kids on our Vermont staycation this past week. If you haven’t been before, I highly...
sweet corn ice cream

sweet corn ice cream

It may seem weird to infuse ice cream with corn, but it has actually been a favorite flavor in Central and South America for generations. And now apparently it is coming into its own here in the States too. In fact, I just saw this video about how to make it on the...
green beans with basil vinaigrette

green beans with basil vinaigrette

This is the first year we haven’t belonged to a summer CSA in seven years. That’s because we have a vegetable garden of our own for the first time.  I have long been a perennial gardener, but I am pretty clueless when it comes to veggies and fruit. So this past winter...
peach recovery smoothie

peach recovery smoothie

You all know that I am a member of the Cabot Fit Team right? Right. So that means I have been spending a lot of time getting ready for the Beach to Beacon 10K in Maine in a few weeks. I have been running much more than usual. That also means I have been getting to...
peach and goat cheese panini and giveaway

peach and goat cheese panini and giveaway

I’m super psyched to be here today with this delicious peach and goat cheese panini and a giveaway. The tangy creaminess of the fresh goat cheese pairs perfectly with the sweet juiciness of the ripe peaches to make one awesome vegetarian panini that’s...
my favorite food styling tools

my favorite food styling tools

If you’re looking for some tips to up your game in food styling, you may find a few ideas here. I am a recovering food stylist and these are my absolute must-have tools for the getting the perfectly styled food photographs. In my decade plus as a food stylist I...
chocolate raspberry yogurt pops

chocolate raspberry yogurt pops

I don’t want to wallow in sadness, but I just have to get something off my chest. Please feel free to skip to the Dannies recipe below. I won’t fault you. But I’m just going to lay it out there, and you can decide right now if you want to read on. We had to put...

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