“What is for dinner”, you might say to yourself. Believe me, as a busy mom of 2 daughters ages 11 & 3 ½ yrs, I know how hard it is to come up with varied, healthy – and let’s not forget- yummy, meals for my family night after night. To keep my oldest daughter enthused… Continue reading Mom, What’s for Dinner????
I LOVE CAMPING!! Jim, Zoe, Emma and I recently went camping in Southern Maine with my Sister-in-law Jen and my niece Desiree, who were up from Florida for the summer. We were very lucky to find a site considering we did not make reservations till a week before our trip! It was a bit rainy… Continue reading FOODIE FIELD TRIP: Camping in Maine
There were massive down pours at the start of last week’s Woonsocket Farmer’s Market, but that didn’t deter the faithful foodies on their hunt for farm fresh goodies!What can you expect to to see today? Hopefully no rain!Moosup River Farm: cantaloupe, red bliss potatoes, broccoli (or, as Zoe calls them. little green trees), beautiful big… Continue reading Woonsocket Farmer’s Market TODAY!
1.) Traditional: Insalata Caprese (salad in the style of Capri) is a simple salad from the Italian region of Campania. The dish reproduces the colours of the flag of Italy.Alternately layer slices of garden fresh tomatoes and fresh mozzarella (my favorite mozz?: Narragansett Creamery‘s of course!) with basil leaves, sprinkle with sea salt and drizzle… Continue reading Caprese Salad: How do I love thee? Let me count the ways!
Planning a “staycation” this summer? Have I got a great idea for you! Head on up (or N,S or E) to Boston & Cambridge for a Green weekend! Jim and I did just that a few weeks ago and had a fabulous time. **”Locals and visitors alike can explore Boston in a whole new way… Continue reading Beantown is Greentown
Despite the gloomy forecast of showers for the day; my Mom and I along with the girls went off to the Hope St. Market this morning.At the market we picked out some bright orange & pale yellow carrots from Bettencourt Farm (Hi Al!). Bought (bribed the girls really, “We won’t be long at the market!… Continue reading Saturday Foodie Field Trip: Wickford
Here is the “Baked Bean” recipe I promised one of my radio show listeners on Wednesday. I think this will pair perfectly with anything you might throw on the grill this weekend! ENJOY. Time: About 21/2 hours, plus overnight soaking 1 pound dry white beans, like navy, pea or cannellini (see note) I like to… Continue reading EZ "Baked Beans"