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Delightful Delicious Abby’s Place in Essex CT

Delightful Delicious Abby’s Place in Essex CT »

By: Rob Marchese

Abby Miner realized a lifelong dream by establishing herself as a top caterer in Essex, Connecticut over the course of 15 years. And she had another dream: to... more

Andrea Tore, Certified Holistic Health Counselor

Andrea Tore, Certified Holistic Health Counselor »

By: Sherri Daley

Andrea Tore of Madison, Connecticut bills herself as a personal chef, but she’s much more than that. Dietician, health counselor, teacher, coach, best... more

Coastal Eats Deviled Eggs with Shrimp

Coastal Eats Deviled Eggs with Shrimp »

By: Staff

Coastal Eats: Deviled Eggs with Shrimp Herbs, barbecue flavors, and chile-packed heat transform savory deviled eggs into a world of flavors. Enjoy Coastal... more

Weekend Kitchen and the Amazing Nancy Kirkiles-Smith

Weekend Kitchen and the Amazing Nancy Kirkiles-Smith »

By: Sherri Daley

Picture this: your workplace is a laboratory, researching an area of intense scientific interest—the behavior of the endothelial cells in our blood vessels,... more

A ‘super food’ smoothie

A ‘super food’ smoothie »

By: Staff

A fabulous tasting and healthy ‘super food' smoothie to get the day started right! Here’s the recipe from Biologic+ Juice Cafe and She Paused Fitness... more

Spring Mixology 101

Spring Mixology 101 »

By: Lindsay Rizza

For many of us, changes in season are just better with cocktails. If that's you, here's some good advice: find an expert and learn how to make a proper drink.... more

Where Coastal Vegans, Vegetarians Eat

Where Coastal Vegans, Vegetarians Eat »

By: Jess Hopper

Where to go for in-the-know Herbivores Coastal Connecticut is best known for its seafood, but those who follow vegetarian and vegan diets will find plenty... more

The Fabulous Reality of Your New Dream Kitchen

The Fabulous Reality of Your New Dream Kitchen »

By: Sherri Daley

The Fabulous Reality of Your New Dream Kitchen Induction Cooking, porcelain countertops, and futuristic family meals Not too long ago, a typical Saturday... more

Bento Box as Cultural Lunchbox

Bento Box as Cultural Lunchbox »

By: Sherri Daley

A lunchbox with cultural flair If you’re a fan of Japanese food, your favorite restaurant has probably served you dinner in a pretty lacquered box with... more

Against the Tide with Dorie Greenspan

Against the Tide with Dorie Greenspan »

By: Tom Soboleski

Dorie Greenspan has no formal culinary training, yet she’s won four James Beard Awards honoring the country’s top culinary masters. Her recent book,... more

Pairing Wine, Spirits and Beer with Comfort Food

Pairing Wine, Spirits and Beer with Comfort Food »

By: Renée Allen, CSS, CSW, FWS

Chef Guy Fieri on what to sip with burgers and wings There’s no denying that Guy Fieri’s philosophy of food as an expression of carefree living... more

Guy Fieri at Foxwoods

Guy Fieri at Foxwoods »

By: Owen McDonald

America's favorite chef brings a bold new restaurant to the shoreline When was the last time you met a really nice guy? Could have been your neighbor's... more

The Clean Plate Club

The Clean Plate Club »

By: Lindsay Rizza

Do you have a young aspiring Jacque Pepin, Rachel Ray, or Guy Fieri in your family? Getting your picky eaters grades 1-5, ages 5-12, or excited enthusiasts... more

Mbar Mystic Cool Chocolate Mint Cocktail

Mbar Mystic Cool Chocolate Mint Cocktail »

By: Marisa Sabowski

Mbar Cool Chocolate Mint Cocktail By Marisa Sabowski, Bartender at MBar, Mystic, CT 8-10 Chocolate Mint leaves 2 oz Foggy Harbor Vodka (local from... more

Chef Matthew Bouffard of Chamard Vineyard

Chef Matthew Bouffard of Chamard Vineyard »

By: Owen McDonald

Clinton's Chamard Vineyard is home to true Lyonnaise dining When humans first potted wine around 11,000 BC somewhere along the Fertile Crescent, we can... more

Picnic Pointers With Summer Sizzle

Picnic Pointers With Summer Sizzle »

By: Leslie Singer

Local celebrity chefs gear up for culinary outings Be it the gear, the food, or the location, picnics are all about personal style. Whether it's the beach,... more

DIY Limoncello

DIY Limoncello »

By: Chef Ron Hook

DIY Limoncello Adding homemade zest to your summer bar A liqueur—intended to be sipped slowly after dinner or a compliment to dessert—is commonly... more

The Cocoa Cure

The Cocoa Cure »

By: Emily Cahill

The Cocoa Cure Upscale Connecticut chocolatiers reinvent confections From artisanal hot chocolate to handcrafted truffles, local cocoa connoisseurs are... more

Edible Flowers

Edible Flowers »

By: Leslie Singer

Edible Flowers The Lotus Eaters were way ahead of the gourmet curve It's said that scent is the most powerful of the five major senses. Like clean... more

Bittersweet Symphony

Bittersweet Symphony »

By: Renée Allen, CSS, CSW, FWS

Tart tastes rock the world of cocktails—and wine, too Bitter spirits? Yes, that's a thing. And so are bitter wines. Actually, bitter beverages have a lot... more