Basic Scones (Revisited)

So, it’s been a bit since my last post! Life has been beautifully crazy for Kelsey and me. We recently went to our very first craft beer festival—SF Beer Week! It was loads of fun and if you are ever…

Tom Collins

I know that it’s only January, but the weather has been closer to summer than winter here in California. And there’s nothing like a good Tom Collins on a warm afternoon! Being a relatively poor recent college grad, a lot…

Beef Bourguignon

Even though we’re having pretty decent weather here in California, I really feel for the folks stuck in the middle of the polar vortex. So if you’re stuck at home and trying to keep warm, this recipe might be the…

Apple Butter

This apple butter recipe is delicious, quick to make, and doesn’t take a slow cooker! It’s also safe to can, but if you don’t want to can it you can always refrigerate it for 2 weeks or freeze it for…

Homemade Butter

Hey guys! For those of us that celebrate Thanksgiving, I’ll be posting some fall themed recipes for the next few weeks. To kick things off, I wanted to start with something very dear to my heart. . . BUTTER! Making…

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot cake was always something that terrified me as a child. “Why would you want to put VEGETABLES in cake?!” But now, I’ve seen the light—carrot cake is freaking awesome. I recommend using a fine cheese grater to grate your…

Sautéed Shishito Peppers

Kelsey and I spend most Sundays at our local farmers market. Of all of the produce floating around our area right now, I can’t seem to get away from shishito peppers. I had never had them before this summer, but…