Tag Archives: Bianca Giacalone

THE BEST TASTING APPLE JUICE YOU WILL LOVE!

Charlotte and I vote Castaways Vintage Cafe the best apple juice you will ever taste, bar none! Bianca’s fresh pressed apple cider is refreshing and absolutely heavenly!

SUPER SWEET AND AFFORDABLE MOTHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA FROM CASTAWAYS VINTAGE CAFE!

Castaways Vintage Cafe has a lovely selection of succulents potted up in sweet pots with bits of shell tied in. They sold out their first batch, but will have a brand new selection ready to purchase Saturday morning.

These will sell out quickly at this price, so get them while you can! Plan your stop over to include one their delicious and nutritious acacia bowls and coffees.

Castaways Vintage Cafe is located at 65 Rogers Street, Gloucester. They are open from 8am to 2pm and are offering curbside contactless pick up of acai bowls, lattes, coffee, smoothies and juices.

GOOD NEWS CAPE ANN! – EPISODE 5

Good News Cape Ann! – Episode #5

 Sounds of Cape Ann, fog horn, songbirds, boats

Red-winged Blackbird singing across the marsh and calling to his mate in the reeds below.

Musing over name of show-  Good News Cape Ann, Finding Hope, my friend Loren suggested Beauty of Cape Ann, and husband Tom suggests Coastal Currents – what do you think?

Loren Doucette beautiful pastels and paintings. Follow her on Facebook and Instagram.

Castaways gift certificate

Fishermans Wharf Gloucester now also selling lobsters in addition to scallops, haddock, and flounder. Our son made a fabulous scallop ceviche this week, so easy and delicious.

Cedar Waxwings, Hummingbird, Yellow-Rumped Warbler, Baltimore Orioles, and Palm Warbler

Mini tutorial on how to plant a hummingbird garden

TWO MONARCH CONTORVERSIES! Is it okay to raise Monarchs at home? What is the problem with Butterfly Bushes?

Jesse Cook new release “One World One Voice”

Beautiful Piping Plover courtship footage – Piping Plovers in the field, what are they doing right now?

Charlotte stops by.

Take care and be well ❤

Alex’s Scallop Ceviche Recipe

1 lb. sea scallops completely submerged in fresh lime juice

Dice 1/2 large white onion. Soak in a bowl with ice water to the reduce bitterness.

Dice 1 garden fresh tomato, 1 jalapeño, and cilantro to taste

Strain the onions.

Strain scallops but leave 1/4 of the lime juice.

Gently fold all ingredients. Add cubed avocado just prior to serving.

 

 

YUMMY AND SUPER HEALTHY TREATS FROM CASTAWAYS VINTAGE CAFE CURBSIDE PICKUP!

Castaways Vintage Cafe  offers a fabulous selection of fresh fruit, veggies, acacia bowls, coffee, smoothies, and much more. You name your healthy start- to-the-day and Castaways has it!

Castaways Vintage Cafe is located at 65 Rogers Street, Gloucester. They are open from 8am to 2pm and are offering curbside contactless pick up of acai bowls, lattes, coffee, smoothies and juices.

In addition Castaways is offering delivery or pickup of assorted fresh veggie bags and fruit bags. Deliveries are on Tuesdays and Fridays and must be ordered the day before. Order through FB or call the cafe 978-559-7984 to order. These are an offering to provide for our community while hopefully keeping people out of the grocery stores.

Castaways will soon be opening their complete line of one-of-a-kind vintage clothing online. In the meantime you can peruse their selections of vintage shirts and sayings here: SHOP

MELISSA TARR’S SUPER EASY NAAN BREAD RECIPE

My friend and neighbor Melissa Tarr, you may know her from her lovely Main Street shop Design of Mine (or from her daughter Bianca’s cafe, Castaways Vintage), shared this amazingly simple naan bread recipe. She makes it often and serves with warm hummus. I am planning to make it this week with a curry dinner. So excited to try this. Thank you Melissa!!

Ingredients

For the dough

For the topping

  • nigella seeds, poppy seeds or sesame seeds, or chopped garlic and fresh coriander
  • 1 tbsp butter, melted, to serve

CLICK HERE FOR THE COMPLETE RECIPE

CHECK OUT CASTAWAYS VINTAGE CAFE MENU AND HOURS HERE

GOOD NEWS CAPE ANN EPISODE #2

Good News Topics include Castaways Big Red Heart, Massachusetts DCR Protecting Piping Plovers, and Snowy Owl final episode.

 

CASTAWAYS BIANCA GIACALONE- TOGETHER WE WILL WEATHER THIS STORM!

Love this message painted by Bianca Giacalone. You can see the Big Red Heart at her Castaways breakfast and coffee shop. Thank you Bianca!

This would be a great spot to take a family photo at while out getting some fresh air and practicing physical distancing 

Castaways Vintage Cafe is located at 65 Rogers Street, Gloucester. They are open from 8am to 2pm and are offering curbside contactless pick up of acai bowls, lattes, coffee, smoothies and juices. In addition Castaways is offering delivery or pickup of assorted fresh veggie bags and fruit bags. Deliveries are on Tuesdays and Fridays and must be ordered the day before. Order through FB or call the cafe 978-559-7984 to order. These are an offering to provide for our community while hopefully keeping people out of the grocery stores.