The weather here in Southwest Missouri has been cold, drizzly, and not very spring-like. So for Easter Sunday this year, we decided to have a French-inspired indoor picnic. French wine, cheeses, a charcuterie board, home-made baguettes...the whole works. Of course, we ate at the dining table, so rather than a picnic, I guess it was … Continue reading Indoor Picnic
Book Roundup: The Cozy Cookbook
Having recently finished Leave Me Alone with the Recipes: The Life, Art, and Cookbook of Cipe Pineles, I realized I have a thing for cozy, story-driven family-centric cookbooks. I devour them like novels, and keep them on shelves faaaar away from the mess of my kitchen. Here are a few in my collection: Apples for … Continue reading Book Roundup: The Cozy Cookbook
Working Girl Cake
I have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to Cakes. Birthday cakes, baby cakes, wedding cakes, cookie cakes, naked cakes, drip cakes, vintage cakes, meringue cakes...you name it, I've pinned it. I have the best intentions of making Nicole and I the most grandiose, sparkling and macron themed birthday cake, but then every year our birthday … Continue reading Working Girl Cake
Everything is Coming Up Bagel Salt!
Avocado toast. Put it on! Fried egg sandwich? Add it! Roasted vegetables? Sprinkle that stuff all over the place. I'm talkin', Fishs Eddy's Everything Bagel Salt. Your culinary world will never be the same. There's something about this particular mix of sea salt, sesame seeds, caraway seeds, and poppy seeds that's just extra everything. I've … Continue reading Everything is Coming Up Bagel Salt!