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 […]
Apr 20 2019
Author: Michelle Girasole
I was recently asked by Cliffs Living Magazine to write an article for their monthly publication on the subject of CBD and the difference between CBD and cannibis/marijuana. It has been just over a year since our company introduced a CBD oil to the market, with many successes. I have learned so much […]
Mar 27 2019
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 […]
Feb 27 2019
What is more refreshing than an iced, cold beer? (Besides an organic Power Shake smoothie, that is…) Turns out, there’s some not-so-fresh stuff in beer.
During the Super Bowl, we learned that beer contains corn syrup, an ingredient that most health-conscious shoppers have learned to avoid. Now, we have a study showing many of the top […]