Mulled Cider Duffins for the People

DUFFIN: noun, a breakfast treat (or any time you need a pick-me-up snack) made with the ingredients and flavor of a donut, prepared with the technique of a muffin; fabulous and better for you! Baked, not fried and basted with Olivio and cinnamon sugar, these Mulled Cider Duffins satisfy any Leaf Peepers craving ūüôā ¬†Mini […]

Macarons~ An Autumn Trio

Let’s face it, macarons are chic little buggers. ¬†How can we even think of calories when something is this adorable and well dressed? ¬†With a few basic tools and a little finesse, macarons are simple to execute. ¬†Below is the my Basic Macaron Recipe. ¬†The recipe provides a solid base structure to customize anyway you […]

“Barefoot or Tux, Everyone Eats” ~ Fable Farm

A crisp fall night, a cauldron of “Stone Soup“, al fresco dining family-style with neighbors and a play in the midst of the sunflowers, apple trees and hay bails… I must be dreaming. AJ and I own a small piece of land in the beautiful Town of Barnard, VT located in the Upper Valley Region […]

How to Clean a Soft Shell Crab

Soft Shell Crab

It’s soft shell crab season in Boston! ¬†Soft Shell Crab is a Blue Crab that has recently molted its hard shell, making the entire crab delicious and edible. ¬†The meat is tender, delicate and sweet. ¬†When you find these little guys fresh and in season, there are 3 simple cleaning steps necessary to prepare them […]

5 Minute Pie Crust: I’ll bring the butter, you grab the berries

This spring, I took an amazing pastry class out in LA from Pastry Chef, Clemence Gossett. ¬†So while Pillsbury may have a place in my freezer, this 5 Minute Pie Crust has become a fantastic addition to my culinary arsenal when the ingredients are too perfect not too dote on just a little extra! ¬†Yesterday […]