Itchin’ for the Kitchen


I’m counting my blessings of late. My family is feeling very lucky to have come out of Hurricane Irene with no water in the basement, no major tree damage and remarkably, no loss of power (as I type we still have neighbors without electricity.) We were evacuated from the Jersey shore but it was at […]

Food Fun Friday: Gardening Surprises

"Beans" growing in my garden

 The seed packet said simply “Beans.” The kids and I were curious if they would be green beans or yellow beans.   But the “Beans” seemed to have extra large seeds inside and dry, papery thin pods outside. We were surprised by what we found inside.

Recipe Redux: Splendid Key Lime Frozen Yogurt

Straining the yogurt

It’s not often that a recipe changes your life. But truly, the Key Lime Frozen Yogurt recipe I redux-ed for this month’s Recipe Redux frozen dessert challenge wasn’t just delicious; it was a process through which I learned some cool new food science tricks. Here’s the scoop… First you must imagine the flavors of the […]