Beyond the Kitchen: Friday Edition

As I sit here sweating even with the AC on full blast, there’s no denying that summer is here. And despite the oppressive heat, my balcony garden is thriving. I should be eating homegrown...

Stracciatella Gelato

There’s chocolate chip ice cream. And then there is stracciatella gelato. Don’t you dare think one is a direct translation of the other because that is grossly untrue. And if you’ve ever had true...

Summer Slaw Sandwiches with Fried Pickles

Today I’m excited to share this recipe created in collaboration with Cobblestone Bread Co. via AOL Media. As always, all opinions written are purely our own. We’re incredibly grateful for opportunities like these that...

No-Bake Raspberry Mousse Tartlets

Today I’m excited to share this recipe created in collaboration with Driscoll’s. As always, all opinions written are purely our own. We’re incredibly grateful for opportunities like these that allow us to continue sharing...

Roasted Fennel and Israeli Cous Cous Salad

You want real life? This is it. This is how we eat on nights when we haven’t specifically planned to make something else. On nights like those, we basically take what’s in the fridge,...

Brûléed Yogurt with Fresh Fruit

Mornings are boring. Cereal is boring. Yogurt is boring. Unfortunately I rarely have, or want to devote, enough time to make something for breakfast that is not boring. This recipe is literally ready in...

Wedge Salad with Buttermilk Black Pepper Dressing (and a MEGA DeLallo Giveaway!)

Today I’m excited to share this recipe as part of an ongoing partnership with DeLallo Foods. All opinions expressed are purely our own. Thank you for supporting us and the brands we love. And...

Marinated Chickpea Sandwiches with Lemon Confit

Taylor has been talking about a marinated chickpea sandwich for months now. I don’t know where the idea came from but I finally told him to just find a recipe and make the damn...

Raspberry Sea Salt Brownies

There are some things you expect in a good brownie. A rich, chocolate flavor. A chewy, fudgy texture. A crispy, crinkly top. With that in mind, these brownies are both expected and unexpected, both...

Magimix® Vision Toaster Giveaway

Our old toaster was pathetic. Really. When we first moved to Tennessee, while Taylor was reluctantly painting our kitchen walls turquoise, I spent hours online picking out a toaster. I finally purchased a cute...

Purslane and Pickled Strawberry Salad with Fried Goat Cheese

Pickled fruit is not a new concept, but I don’t see it utilized nearly often enough. Heck, it’s not something I utilize often enough. Because pickled fruit, is, to put it bluntly, kind of...

Strawberry Jalapeño and Strawberry Basil Jam

In the past four weeks I’ve picked over 15 pounds of strawberries, nearly three gallons of ruby red goodness. From two different farms on two different mornings. I’ve made preserves and ice cream, salads...