Hello, Blender

This may come as a shock to some of you, but up until this weekend I didn’t own a blender. One of my roommates had one in my old place, but since I ventured out by myself, I hadn’t invested in one. I also don’t own a microwave, food processor or a garlic press. So, … Continue reading

Pretty Pretty Pesto

This is one of the most beautiful things I have made. I don’t mean an extravagant cake, or tweezers and droppers delicately placing just the right amount of food on the plate. I’m talking all natural, colors you can’t believe are real, tastes amazing beautiful. While picking up the lemon and lime for the cookies … Continue reading

Lemon-Lime Basil Shortbread Cookies

My parents gave me their basil plant before they went to Spain for three weeks this summer. It’s been over a month now and it’s still alive (whew!) and is still an inspiration for many creations. I LOVE being able to open my kitchen window and grab the fresh herb. Because it stares at me … Continue reading

shout out from ‘the’ bon appetit

I look at the stats of my blog pretty regularly. I like to see how many people are checking it out and where exactly they are hearing about it. I always assume it’s just friends and family who are trying to be supportive, so imagine my surprise when I saw referring sites coming from bonappetit.com … Continue reading

Nutmeg Yogurt Scones

I had a hankering for scones this weekend. I recently cracked open my dad’s AMAZING home-made blackberry jam and I wanted something more special than toast for this delicious spread. I guess I wasn’t the only one because as I was perusing the blogs I follow today, I came across two others who made scones … Continue reading