With Cinco de Mayo almost upon us it’s time to talk nachos. The perfect nachos to me are a balance between yummy ingredients and technique. [Read more…]
Two of my all time favorite guilty pleasure dips are Buffalo Chicken Dip and Artichoke and Spinach Dip. So I was pretty excited when I saw this recipe and knew that I had to give it a try. [Read more…]
One of the many reasons why I love writing a food blog is my ability to share good recipes with family, friends and beyond. When I meet a chef who is willing to do the same that makes me even happier. [Read more…]
Christmas just isn’t Christmas without an orange in my stocking. It’s been that way since I was a little girl and continues until this day. So when I decided to bring a cheese board to a recent ladies’ gathering I thought what better accompaniment to a tasty selection of cheese than a homemade marmalade to celebrate the holidays.
Fall has arrived! And it’s my favorite time of the year. Cooler temperatures, leaves changing, amazing natural light and comfort food – all good things. Having grown up in California I really didn’t get to experience fall until I came east to college in 1986. [Read more…]
These tasty little treats were inspired by an Instagram post from Vermont Creamery that I saw a few weeks ago. I’m partial to anything from Vermont Creamery whether it be cheese or butter. In fact I have them to thank for learning what “good butter” really is (I’ll save that for another post). We recently spent the afternoon in the Burlington, VT area so it seemed a fitting time for this post. [Read more…]
I’ve been making “just okay” hummus from scratch for years – better than what you buy pre-packaged at the grocery store but nothing amazing. Recently I decided that I needed to step it up so I searched “greatest hummus recipe” to get some inspiration. [Read more…]
It always amazes me how a few ingredients can come together to make something so flavorful. When using just a handful of ingredients I find it a good rule of thumb to make sure that you find the highest quality options. There’s no place to hide so you want them all to shine. [Read more…]