How to Tap A Maple Tree to Make Maple Syrup

After much adventure and drama we finally made it up to the farm and tapped the maples so we can start sugaring for the season. Since so many people last year asked me about it, I thought I’d show you how to make maple syrup from scratch. Step 1: Tap the Maple Trees The blue…

First fire on my new Big Green Egg

I just had to share the first fire on my new Big Green Egg! So hot, so lovely, so ready to cook!!! Seriously, it went from unused BGE with fresh charcoal to 400 degrees in 7 minutes. 7 MINUTES! I had to slow it down because it’s best to keep your first two cooks on…

Island Time – 1 Second Everyday

As I mentioned recently I’m playing with a new app called 1 second everyday.  I thought that the island would be a great testing ground for this.  Especially since I spent so much time in the water.  Here is the result (please forgive the days it was raining too hard to take my phone to…

Today we cooked with the Weber.

Today we cooked with the Weber. For Bill’s birthday dinner we made tacos el pastor. Oh yes! Watch the video Today we cooked with the Weber. For Bill’s birthday dinner we made tacos el pastor. Oh yes! A video posted by Alexa Clark (@lexnger) on Jul 4, 2014 at 5:58pm PDT

1 Second Everyday Trial Run

I’ve found a new app that’s going to occupy too much of my brain for a while – 1 Second Everyday.  It’s a compilation app compiling 1 second of video from everyday into a single video like this one below which is a second from every day I shot video from December to May.  (well,…

Taken To The Cleaners – A Travel Bunny Video

Sometimes it gets to be a bit much, this travelling with Travel Bunny.  He sneaks into my luggage and pops up in the most unusual places, often near food, on my pillow, horning in on my drink or cuddling with yet another random stranger.  After 25 years of this, it was time to take him…