Archive for June, 2013

This week I am excited to use everything in our CSA!    1 pint strawberries 1 tomato  1 pint sugarsnap peas 1 bunch beets or 1 pint new potatoes 1 bunch of garlic scapes I convinced Dave to choose new potatoes over beets because I’m not really a fan of   Read More ...

Categories: Local Farms

This week our CSA had a lot more color. 1 quart strawberries 1 box sugarsnap peas 1 bunch of kale or chard 1 spring onion We opted for Chard this week because we have a few recipes for it and I have absolutely no idea what to do with kale.   Read More ...

Categories: Local Farms

Our second week of the CSA is much like the first.  1 head of lettuce 1 bag salad greens 1 bunch chard or 1 head choi 1 lb potatoes We decided to get choi instead of chard, since we got chard last week. I am sensing a lot of salad   Read More ...

Categories: Local Farms

Two of our favorite food adventurers joined us for our Seacoast Spirits Tour; Rich and Andrea. Andrea offered me a more in depth overview of Flag Hill including a review of each spirit that we tried. So this is her account of our trip to Flag Hill Winery and Distillery.   Read More ...

We have done a few beer tours now and they have all been pretty great. Since I don’t drink beer, I mostly go along for fun and to take the pictures. This week I planned a distillery tour, being a bit selfish as this was an activity I could participate   Read More ...

As part of our Distillery Tour on Saturday we decided to include one of the Breweries that we didn’t have time for during our earlier Brewery Tour; Blue Lobster Brewing Company. Since Blue Lobster is all about the beer Andrea nicely offered to write this review,  giving me time to   Read More ...

Categories: Ale Tales, Food Adventures

Yesterday was Market Square Day in Portsmouth, so a lot of the roads downtown were closed and there were lots of people around. We wanted to go out to breakfast but because of how busy Portsmouth was, we decided to find a place to go on our way to the   Read More ...

Categories: Out and About

6 Months ago Dave and I were scheduled to go on our first date at Front Row Pizzeria in Exeter. I ended up getting stuck at work and had to cancel. Thankfully he was incredibly understanding and was willing to reschedule, and from there the rest is history. We decided   Read More ...

Andrea is very involved with the local goings on and always has great suggestions for fun and unique things to do. She invited us to join them for the NH Made Local Stars Celebration Dinner. It sounded pretty amazing and we were thrilled to go. The dinner was spectacular with so   Read More ...

We have been awaiting our first CSA Share of the summer about as patiently as children wait for Santa. So when we heard that our first share would be this week we were very excited. We got an email from Heron Pond Farm saying that the first share would be light   Read More ...

Categories: Local Farms

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