Apr 22 2022
#1. It does not mean what you think it means.
Forest bathing is not the practice of shedding one’s clothes in public and plunging into a body of water in the woods. Because that’s what I thought it was at first, too.
I read an article in a publication I picked up in Nashville and the headline […]
Apr 18 2022
I often listen to podcasts when I am taking Scooter on a long walk. Today, I was researching “AirBnB experiences” (as I am creating a new one for Fresh fans – stay tuned) and found this podcast from December, 2021. Listen as the delightful host of The Travel Diaries podcast, Holly Rubenstein […]
Dec 01 2021
Team Fresh Rebellion takes the Mission Impastable Challenge!
We Share Hope is an organization with the mission to “provide food and other necessities for those who need it most in the community.” They are a budget-friendly marketplace located in Rumford, RI that provides goods for underprivileged communities. They have so many different products, and it’s not […]
Oct 01 2021
Let me ask you, when you go to the farmers market, do you bring a list to buy ingredients you need to make a recipe OR do you take home a bag full of ingredients to inspire your recipe search when you get home? It’s a tough call for me. I may arrive seeking a […]
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, […]