Small Batch Homemade Pesto

One of the things I now refuse to buy or order at restaurants is pesto because it’s so easy to make yourself! Plus, having a fresh batch in the fridge is always better, which is why I make it from time to time in small quantities. Fresh pesto lasts for a week in the fridge.…

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Latest Snack Obsession: Guac Hummus

New year, new us. At least for the first 2 weeks so far. The fiance and I have been on a raw vegetable and fruit kick, part of it is because of goals the New Year inspires in us, and the other part is to get healthy for the wedding. This recipe is from the…

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Are cheese rinds edible?

There are few things I like better than a well-arranged charcuterie plate. They’re a feast for the eyes and stomach. I’ve noticed a common question that pops up amongst friends enjoying a spread together is whether we can eat the cheese rind. The answer is yes. Besides man-made wax, like the red ones around Babybel…

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Pressed Flower Sugar Cookies

To welcome the New Year with something pretty, I decided to try making my own sugar cookies pressed with edible flowers. They were actually really fun and relatively easy to make. Before you start, make the dough ahead of time. It needs to sit in the fridge for at least an hour and can be…

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Smoked Salmon Omelet with Beet Relish

This is very much a “treat yourself” breakfast because it’s so rich. This recipe is from Curtis Stone’s book Good Food, Good Life. As a birthday gift one year, we went to Curtis Stone’s restaurant, Gwen, and this book was one of the gifts for all attendees of the dinner event. I went through it…

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