RECIPE | Roasted Butternut Curry Soup

This is now one of my favorite soups for the cold weather! It is super simple to throw together.  Chop all of the vegetables, toss them in olive oil & spices, let them roast until tender, and then blend everything until smooth. Add the red curry paste while blending and then stir in the coconut…

RECIPE | Easy Homemade Gnocchi

  INGREDIENTS 2 lbs russet potatoes (boiled & mashed) 1.5 cups flour + some for kneading and rolling 1 eggs DIRECTIONS Rinse and peel potatoes, bring water to boil in a large pot, boil potatoes until fork tender, drain potatoes. Mash the potatoes until they are fairly smooth (you could also use a potato ricer, but…

RECIPE | Homemade Pizza

For the homemade dough -3 1/2 cups bread flour + some for rolling -1 teaspoon sugar -1 envelope instant dry yeast -2 teaspoons kosher/sea salt -1 1/2 cups lukewarm water -2 tablespoons olive oil + some to grease bowl Combine the bread flour, sugar, yeast and kosher salt and mix, adding the water and two…

RECIPES | Easy Cheesy Egg Soufflé

This recipe was inspired by Panera’s cheesy egg souffle. It is incredibly simple to throw together, and can also be made ahead and popped in the microwave. INGREDIENTS: 1 8oz tube of Pillsbury croissants 5 eggs 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream 2 tablespoons milk 1/2-3/4 cup shredded cheese of your choice (I chose cheddar and an…

RECIPE | Flank Steak & Creamy Chimichurri

This recipe makes a creamy version of chimichuri sauce. Chimichurri doesn’t usually include avocados, but I added them because they happen to be one of my absolute favorite foods, and I try to use them in any possible dish. This recipe is so simple, but it is incredibly flavorful and the bright green topping makes such a lovely presentation….

RECIPE | Whipped Goat Cheese spread w/ strawberries & basil

This recipe is a very simple play on a bruschetta recipe I got from a friend, and I served it as an appetizer this Thanksgiving. I wanted to make it so people could spread the dip on bread as they please, instead of having it pre-made before people showed up. Plus, it made me feel a little…

HOME | Weekend Updates

  Kyle and I hit the home updates hard this weekend, since Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Take a look: CAULK & PAINT CEILING MEDALLION & CEILINGS | We caulked around the ceiling medallion from last week, shortened the chain, and painted the ceiling white in both the dining room and the guest bedroom….