Homemade Fermented Ginger Beer

I tend to be a creature of habit. I’ve gotten into a routine of grabbing fresh stuff at the farmers market, and then hitting the supermarket to get the rest of my shopping done. While I occasionally use a shopping list, I generally just try to remember what I need or get inspired by something…

Thai Spicy Basil Stir Fry with Chicken

After several years of working pretty much constantly in the Theatre District in Boston, I was bored with the food options from the places I was frequenting. As I’ll say quite often, I was a seriously picky eater as a child, and didn’t really start exploring many things until my later 20s. The sad part…

Black Forest Bacon

Since moving from Boston in 2011, I’ve often mentioned to friends how spoiled I was living there for 20 years: public transportation, loads of good restaurants and bars, more museums than you can count, great music venues…the list goes on and on. My move to Miami was an adjustment in many ways, but not in others. Other than…