The first time I tasted gin was at a Christmas party. My brother handed me a g&t. I was sure I wouldn’t like it, but at least I’d have something to hold while I mingled. It smelled nice, so I took a sip. It was way more pleasant than I expected. Strangely… like Christmas trees…. Read More
It’s a coastal tradition to deck the halls with beach treasures. It seems I’ve got a sand dollar theme around here. You might remember this sand dollar wreath I made last year. I hoped it would last, so I stored it in bubble wrap on a closet shelf. I had my fingers crossed when I… Read More
In my family, Thanksgiving is always a challenge to see how many pounds of butter and pecans we can pack into one meal. The number is a source of pride among the cooks, but it should never be shared with the guests. When anyone asks why all these vegetables taste so amazing, we answer with a… Read More
Today is the first day of stone crab season! We’ve gathered on Big Pine Key for our annual family stone crab extravaganza, which didn’t happen last year thanks to the hurricane. Before we hop on the boat, here’s a fantastic grilled fish recipe I’ve been working on for you.