Wolffy's from the boat docks.

Wolffy’s Grill & Marina | Seneca Falls, NY

My family recently bought a boat–a motor boat. Initially, I was against this: stinky motor polluting the pretty lake, expensive dockside gas fill-ups, the hassle of putting it in and taking it out, never-ending requests from the eight-year-old to go tubing… A book on the beach for me, thanks. However, the boat has also given…

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Piles of tomatoes at Maple Acres Farm

Maple Acres Farm | Plymouth Meeting, PA

I recently went on a dinner scouting trip with two of my favorite people, M and B, to Maple Acres Farm in Plymouth Meeting, PA. We were looking for inspiration and ingredients for the Summer Grilling Party we were planning. We came up all aces. Piles of tomatoes, basket upon basket of zucchini, onions, carrots,…

Lancaster County Farmer’s Market | Wayne, PA

The Lancaster County Farmer’s Market in Wayne, PA, was a revelation to me. In spite of the fact that I love great, fresh food, I regularly drive past this market to go to the Whole Foods down the road in Devon. Why? I think it’s because it’s open odd days and not exactly work-friendly hours.…

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Abigail Street | Cincinnati, OH

On Friday night, our Cincinnati adventure took us to Abigail Street, a mediterranean small plates restaurant and wine bar, in the Over-the-Rhine district of Cincinnati near the Ensemble Theatre, where we would be watching my sister perform later that night in The Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps & Gowns. We are suckers for tapas and happily shared five plates…