Michelle Girasole

  • Rebel Billiards

    Private billiards room in North Kingstown presents a unique opportunity to enjoy a speak-easy style experience. Learn the game of 3 cushion / carom billiards on a rare table, with a local expert. BYOB, light refreshments provided. Two hours of hands on instruction and play are included, additional room rental time is available […]

  • Wickford Eats…CHOCOLATE

    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 […]

  • Wickford Eats… (drinks) COFFEE

    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 […]

  • Wickford Eats…Cookies!

    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.  […]

  • Wickford Eats… Friendsgiving

    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 […]

  • Wickford Eats: Take out edition

    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, […]

  • Linking Autism and… Farming Practices?

    by FreshRebellion.com guest blogger, Fiona Hanley, URI Communications student

    The phrase “ignorance is bliss” may be true in situations where you “forget” to check how many calories are in the piece of cake you had for dessert one night, however many people would agree that the phrase does not apply when it comes to checking the […]