Month: February 2020

Food and Travel

The Friday Buzz: What We Make for Lunch

Welcome to The Friday Buzz, our roundup of all good things, good advice, good feelings. It’s the happy hour of blog posts! Up this week: Easy Lunches!  Friday is here, and for a lot of us that means we are planning our menus to get ready to go grocery shopping over the weekend. I’m pretty […]

Kitchen Hacks

Harissa Sweet Potato Ricotta Toast

This post is in partnership with California Grown. I’m slow to transition out of winter produce, especially with sweet potatoes. I love sweet potatoes (which is probably obvious). This toast is a delightful savory breakfast that’s easily adaptable for a different time of year. California Sweet Potatoes February is always an interesting time in California. […]

Food and Travel

Key Lime Pie

This Key Lime Pie is an American classic. Ours is made with lime juice and sweetened condensed milk in a graham cracker crust and topped with whipped cream. Use key limes if you have them, otherwise substitute regular limes. Continue reading “Key Lime Pie” » Read more: simplyrecipes.com

Food and Travel

Perfect Roasted Potatoes

On our quest to find the perfect roasted potato, things got rather scientific in our kitchen. We tested all the methods we could think of including high heat, low heat, parboiling, less oil, more oil, and just about everything in between. Good news: We found the version that produced PERFECT roasted potatoes every time! Let […]

Food and Travel

Lamb Chops with Rosemary and Garlic

Lamb chops are such a simple and satisfying meal. Marinate them in rosemary and garlic, sear them quickly on the stovetop, and dinner is served. Great for a romantic date night or a dinner party. Continue reading “Lamb Chops with Rosemary and Garlic” » Read more: simplyrecipes.com

Kitchen Hacks

Arugula Delicata Squash Pasta

I was the type of kid who put chips on her sandwich (and by kid, I mean fully functioning adult). It’s a texture thing. I like the crunch paired with the softness of the sandwich. This delicata squash pasta is similar in that it’s not really pasta but a salad with pasta in it. The […]

Food and Travel

Hurricane Cocktail

Looking for a tropical rum cocktail for Mardi Gras or just to sip on during the summer? Make a Hurricane! This boozy mix of dark and light rum, passion fruit puree, and citrus juice packs a powerful punch—it’s a party drink for sure! Continue reading “Hurricane Cocktail” » Read more: simplyrecipes.com

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Spicy Thai Soup with Shrimp

Let the spicy flavors of Thailand tempt your taste buds! Tom Yum Soup is a quick, easy, and healthy weeknight recipe. This version is made with shrimp, but feel free to add the seafood of your choice. Continue reading “Spicy Thai Soup with Shrimp” » Read more: simplyrecipes.com