Meyer Lemon & Ginger Marmalade

You know when life hands me lemons I do not stop at lemonade. I’ve had a steady supply since October, and now my freezer is stocked with cubes of juice. 

St. Paddy’s Day Collard Greens

You’ll find pots of corned beef and cabbage in the kitchens of my family, Toby’s family, and other Irish-American families all over this country on St. Patrick’s Day. But in Ireland, not so much. 

Citrus Salt

This time of year my kitchen is piled up with all kinds of citrus from our trees, our neighbor’s trees, and the beauties I can’t resist at farm stands. 

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Plant City Strawberry Milkshakes

Just east of Tampa on Route 60, when the city has faded from my rearview and I pass the last strip mall, it’s time to roll down the windows for some fresh country air in Plant City. There are miles of bright green pastures with horses and cows and Spanish-moss draped oak trees. The sunny, cool days of… Read More

Honeybell Hibiscus Jelly

You might have noticed I’m obsessed with Honeybells. I’ve fallen hard for their clever marketing ploys, but I don’t care. I love them.