Jan 04 2022Read the story of a recent NKHS student internship, promoting protein shakes for the boys soccer team fundraiser.
Aug 12 2021
Join Carrie Kolb and I in this LIVE video from my new kitchen studio! Today, we are featuring french manicures from Color Street and Che Fico white french wine from Scout and Cellar – Clean Crafted Wine.
Aug 01 2021
You never know what you’re going to find when you stop at a local farmers market, but it will likely be joyful. In my last few visits, I’ve bought such a wide variety – alpaca yarn, a bag of pea shoots, a jar of honey, a blueberry scone, a glass of iced tea, some basil plants, […]
Jan 08 2021
Michelle Girasole is the food editor for the Wickford Way Magazine. This article is in the February 2021 issue.“If it isn’t chocolate, it isn’t dessert,” pretty much sums up my husband, Rich’s philosophy about sweets. In our house, there is no such thing as a fruit-based dessert, like a pie or tart. It MUST be […]
Jan 06 2021
We are excited to announce our new weekly newsletter, delivered to you via email inbox and social media! Each Friday, we will email our Top Five F.R.E.S.H. Ideas and Insights for you to embrace in your “quest for betterment”, helping you achieve your best life! The 5 categories are:
Food – discover the joy […]
Jan 01 2021
It gets us going in the morning. It gives us a boost of energy mid-day. We like it hot or cold. Black, or fancy. There are a million ways to enjoy a cup of coffee, and in this issue, Wickford residents share four local favorites.
FRESHNESS = Updike’s Newtowne
Beth Cotter writes, “I’m no connoisseur, but from the […]
Dec 01 2020
written by Michelle Girasole for the neighborhood publication, “The Wickford Way”
My mother-in-law, Paula, has a magical super power. She can turn ordinary butter into dozens and dozens of delicious, crisp Christmas cookies. She shape-shifts mountains of dough into plattered domes of confectionary goodness. Her cookie trays each December are one of our treasured holiday traditions. […]
Nov 01 2020
written by Michelle Girasole, for the neighborhood publication, The Wickford Way
Last year, I hosted my very first “Friendsgiving Dinner”, and it won’t be the last. Now, before you launch into a rant about faux-holidays, hear me out!
Anyone who has ever hosted Thanksgiving dinner might agree that it’s somewhat intimidating. Hours of prepping, peeling, chopping, cooking […]
Oct 01 2020
Michelle Girasole was asked to write the food column for her local magazine, The Wickford Way. In this issue, she covers the take-out scene that became necessity during the pandemic restaurant shutdown. Find out her neighbor’s favorite spots and how she and Rich celebrated their 2020 anniversary!
Wickford Eats: October issue “Roll With It, […]
May 15 2019
Ah, cool refreshing lemonade! When I was a kid, I drank lemonade or iced tea – All. Summer. Long. It wasn’t that nutritious, but it was thirst quenching and sweet, best served over ice cubes, to be crunched once the last drop of liquid was gone. The taste never got old. But I did! Somewhere […]