Hard Cider-Battered Fish n’ “Oven” Chips, Pub Style; a Fall-Inspired Version of a Crispy Classic

Cider Battered Fish n' Chips |

Our teenage son has always been a huge fan of crispy fish n' chips. Ever since he was just a wee little thing, if this classic comfort food was on a menu, he'd almost always ask to order it since it wasn't an entree that we would typically make at home—frankly, it seemed a bit laborious. And because of his adoration of this tasty-yet-unpretentious meal, my husband and I have found our own love for it, making it a family “thing” by stopping by our favorite ... {more please!}

Spicy & Crispy Fish Sandwich, A Touch Fiery Like Me, Perhaps

Spicy and Crispy Fish Sandwich |

Something's in the air, so to speak. Maybe it can be chalked up to the full moon we just recently had, its magnetic pull tugging on the water in our systems, making us a little “off”; but people seem a little more unkind (would it be too much to say down-right rude?) and absentminded as of late, and I'm finding my usually fairly-chipper disposition being pushed to its limits. In others words, I'm finding myself becoming a bit more fiery and irritated with each not-so-friendly interaction, ... {more please!}

A Cozy Holiday: Crispy, Pan-Fried Fish, A Taste Of The Christmas Eve Tradition Of My Ancestors

Crispy Pan-Fried Fish

When I was a little girl, I would absolutely revel in the stories that my parents would tell me about their childhood growing up in Czechoslovakia; especially the ones that centered on how they celebrated Christmas time. These stories were so comforting to me as my parents would each recount special memories with a playful smile; there was always some air of mischief involved in these stories, some recollection of either themselves, a sibling or a cousin getting their hide tanned for some shenanigan or another. ... {more please!}

Mahi Mahi, Perfectly At Home In Tropical Waters

Grilled Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa and Coconut Couscous

[vimeo][/vimeo] There are some truly extraordinary places on this great planet, places of wonder, of luminous beauty; places seemingly rich with the colors of the rainbow and replete with the golden rays of the sun. To spend time freely exploring and luxuriating in such places, these tropical havens where the white sands meet blue seas, where the powder-pink shells shimmer in the sun, half cracked but completely joyful, would be the most delicious medicine for the soul that I could ever hope to ingest. To feel ... {more please!}

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