Strawberry Balsamic Gin Smash

You know those days when you just need a drink? This is the perfect drink for those days. The impetus for making this drink didn’t actually come from one of “those days.” I actually had the day off (local holiday – hooray!), and was reading Bon Appetit on the beach (I know, rough life), when … Continue reading

Melon Grape and Mint Salad

Melon, grape, and mint – what’s more refreshing than that? This salad is superbly sweet, healthy and nutritious, and extremely simple to prepare. It only requires these three main ingredients plus a little honey and lime juice. Easy peasy! Great as a side dish for lunch or to serve alongside brunch. I used a juicy … Continue reading

Garlic Lime Tilapia with Mango Pineapple Salsa

Well, hey there! I’ve missed you. Apologies for the long absence, but we’ve been in the process of resettling to the Dominican Republic, so cooking and blogging have taken a back seat for a while. But, we’ve finally made it down here and we’re slowly getting settled in – which means getting our new (significantly-larger-than-the-teeny-tiny-one-in-DC) … Continue reading