Baked Fried Green Tomatoes

Baked Fried Green Tomatoes

Love fried green tomatoes? This baked version of the classic has a crispy coating — no frying required! A few weeks ago, I was standing in my parents backyard in Connecticut, surveying their massive tomato plants. The tall, leafy, full plants were laden with an abundance of fruit in various stages of ripening. Here in…

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Connecticut Lobster Roll: Lake Zoar Drive-In

Zoar Drive In Connecticut Lobster Roll

Connecticut lobster rolls are warm, buttery sandwiches usually served on New England-style hot dog buns. Where can you find the best lobster roll in Connecticut?¬†Today, check out the lobster roll at the Lake Zoar Drive-In. When I was a little girl, I would cross my fingers whenever we neared the Stevenson Dam on Route 34…

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Quick and Easy Chicken Pizza Wraps

Quick and Easy Chicken Pizza Wraps Recipe

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tyson. The opinions and text are all mine. When Will met his fifth grade teacher at a school open house recently, he remarked to me that he was happy to see so many familiar faces in school. He was glad to see so many…

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Nourishing DIY Avocado Hair Mask

DIY Avocado Hair Mask

“What’s that awful smell,” my 10-year-old son, Will, asked from outside the bathroom door. Inside, my hair was spun into a green-tinged beehive. With chunks of green. “Probably the hair mask,” I replied. I could hear him scurry away, down the stairs and away from the odor. But it didn’t bother me — and my…

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Life in Maine

Andouille Broccoli Rabe Spinach Fried Rice recipe

Andouille, Broccoli Rabe and Spinach Fried Rice

Hearty and satisfying, slightly spicy but comforting too, this recipe for Andouille, Broccoli Rabe and Spinach Fried Rice beats to its own drum unapologetically. And it likes being different. The end of the academic year came suddenly this year, sneaking up on us — or perhaps just me — like Pennywise in a Stephen King…

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