I’m not usually one to celebrate consumer targeted Hallmark holidays that cater to corporate America (who am I kidding? That pretty much sums up all of our holidays), but Valentine’s day is a really great excuse to eat a ton of sugar and not feel bad about it.
French fries are one of my weaknesses and for good reason: they’re amazing. I could eat fries all day everyday, but alas, I would probably be sick. A nice alternative is sweet potato fries because it feels like you’re eating something healthy but, let’s be honest, anything fried is not good for your body, though it may be good for your soul.
I love easy breakfasts that are packed with flavor and that is exactly what this recipe is. If you’ve never hopped on the brioche train before, now’s your chance, my friend. This sweet buttery, melt-in-your-mouth bread is the perfect complement to the eggs, avocado and mozzarella. (more…)
Baking bread has always been a favorite of mine, but I know for some, it may seem like a daunting task. The good news is, it’s not! Baking bread is really easy and with a little bit of time, you have a delicious, fresh loaf of bread made entirely with your own two hands.
With Christmas behind us and a new year right in front of us, we have one day left before the countless halfhearted resolutions we make for ourselves. One final day before our
week year of productivity and health begins to binge on netflix, alcohol and of course cookies. Why not ring in the new year with champagne and chocolate crinkles?
I’m not going to lie, I too fall victim to the colorful and festive Christmas candies strewn throughout Target during the holidays. But those typical Christmas-in-a-bag candies are laced with so many preservatives and synthetic food coloring that they really don’t taste all that great.
Persimmons. I had no idea what a persimmon was until 2010 when I moved to Seattle and people were eating them left and right. Though I’ve known about these plump little fruits for some time now, it wasn’t until this year that I finally started experimenting with them in my baking and, friends, it has been life changing! Okay, maybe not quite life changing, but persimmons are amazing so go buy some while they’re still in season.
One of my favorite ‘family’ gifts as a child was the huge three gallon tin of popcorn random people would send us around the holidays. I would sneak popcorn out of that thing like it was nobodies business. The plain popcorn was good and the cheesy popcorn was quite delicious, but everyone knows that it’s the caramel corn that really matters.
The day is finally here my friends. A day of family, friends, giving thanks,
slaughtering an entire civilization and most importantly: FOOD! And what better way to celebrate our gluttony than filling our insatiable bellies with good ol’ pumpkin pie?! (more…)
Do you ever have those
weeks days where you have nothing to eat, but just don’t want to leave your house for food? Me too. All. Of. The. Time. This recipe is a product of one such day. A day where I constantly open the fridge, as if by some miracle it will be fully stocked the second or tenth time around. (more…)