July 31, 2020 by Nicole Collins I have big news to report today. You guys are going to be so proud of me too.
I'm basically a professional gardener now.
I KNOW! Is that the world's biggest shocker or what? I know I've been bragging about this for the past few months now, but the herbs that I started from seeds this past spring are thriving. And, I mean THRIVING! I've harvested the basil, dill, and chives 3 or 4 times now. The scallions have been growing to taller than me.
July 29, 2020 by Nicole Collins Desperate times call for desperate measures. And, the uncontrollable desire for steamed crabs qualifies as desperate times, in my opinion. In Maryland, steamed crabs are a way of life. We look forward to crab season, which technically runs from about the end of April through maybe mid October, all year. Eating steamed crabs together is a communal activity. You get anywhere from a couple people to a feast's worth of people together, order a few
July 27, 2020 by Nicole Collins I'm here with a confession today. It's been quite some time since I've exposed a truth about myself. I'm sure you're more than ready for some scandalous news.
Though, every time I build you up thinking I have something juicy to tell you, it's usually a let down. Actually, today's truth isn't really that exciting at all. It's delicious though. Is that good enough? So, here is goes. Remember how I told you that I was going to turn into a big ol
July 25, 2020 by Nicole Collins Sometimes, my brain is a scary place to be. But sometimes, the lights shine so freakin' bright in there. And, I have theses true moments of brilliance.
Sometimes, the brilliance is masked in madness, and that's usually when I end up producing the best recipes of all. I don't really have a process when it comes to thinking about recipes that I want to develop. It usually starts as an idea that comes out of absolutely nowhere, and I figure out