Puréed Pea Toasts

Puréed Pea Toasts

Toast has been dubbed as “#basic” by our social media feeds and sarcastic cooking conversations; but since the beginning, I have been a die-hard. For me, it’s all about the quality of the ingredients that contribute to the combination: a rustic loaf with that gorgeous dark crust and pillow-y interior that toasts tremendously; a bright, smooth layer of spread; a sharp garnish.

Everything You Need for a Cozy Valentine's Day In

Everything You Need for a Cozy Valentine's Day In

Put the kids to bed (or close the laptop screen), kick your feet up on the coffee table, and celebrate Valentine’s Day with your special someone in an organic, authentic way — in the comfort of your home with a pure sense of presence for the moment, for the quality time together.

Buttermilk + Cornmeal Fried Pickles with Everything Seasoning

Buttermilk + Cornmeal Fried Pickles with Everything Seasoning

Fried pickles, y’all. Believe it or not, I never deep fry in my own kitchen. Yet there was something unique about this weekend’s beautiful autumn weather—crisp and cool yet sunny and inviting—coupled with our crew at the ranch and our timeless, stress-free agenda.

Happy Hour Snacking with Little Ones

Happy Hour Snacking with Little Ones

My friend Mary Conley and I recently sat down for coffee, reflecting on our fast-paced lifestyles of blogging and otherwise — in my case, working full-time at an ad agency, and in her case, working full-time as a mom of two. She has always valued healthy eating and meals, but with two boys running full-speed, it’s tough to pull it all together!