A Clever Houseboat Kitchen & How to Cook a Whole Fish

Year Ago Lookback

Lots was happening this time last year! We learned how to cook a whole fish and how to keep iPads out of harm's way on a peg board. There was also a tour of a houseboat kitchen with some very clever features, our first attempt at making French macarons, and a run-in with pine mouth.

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What's a gal to do with when confronted with a gigantic fresh fish and a tiny apartment kitchen?

• Grilled cheese on raisin bread sounds like an excellent afternoon treat.

The secret to this quick weeknight meal is making the falafel mix ahead.

• Ever had pine mouth after eating bad pine nuts? We sympathize.

• An excellent storage solution for out-of-control lids.

Making macarons at home ended up being much easier than we thought!

We've been radish fiends this spring, and these slaws are making us very hungry.

• This kitchen is a baker's paradise.

A handy peg board can help keep your iPad out of the way while you cook.

Know your soba noodle from your udon?

• Oatmeal is the secret to a super-smooth smoothie.

A kitchen island when you need it!

• Coffee filters come in handy when you forget to bring a plate to the office.

• Looking for an easy appetizer? Check out these asparagus spears wrapped in proscuitto and phyllo.

We can't get over all the incredible racks for hanging equipment in this houseboat kitchen.

Year Ago and a Week: Using Up Buttermilk and the Naughty Way to Roast a Chicken