Cilbir, Turkish Yogurt With Poached Eggs

When it comes to breakfast, I’m a savory kinda girl. If it’s spicy, it’s even better. Am if I’m making it at home and it’s easy and delicious then it’s a home run. Enter, Cilbir. Cilbir is a Turkish savory yogurt mixed with crushed garlic, lemon zest, and black pepper. Adorn with chili oil and…

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Creamy Dijon Potato Salad w/ Herbs De Provence and Lavender

My family is one of those “make it from scratch or don’t make it all” kind of families. And though I secretly longed for a tub of store-bought potato salad from the deli counter as a child… it never happened. Then, I grew up, realized I could make my own decisions and along-side purchasing a…

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Brunch for Two; Shakshuka (Eggs in Hell)

Weekends are looking a little different these days. We, Max, Cora, and I, are currently hunkered down in our home. The sun is shining, the weather is sweet, and while we’d rather be moving our dancing feet, we’ve decided to keep true to the call of social distancing and will be staying put. Brunch is…

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Artichoke White Bean Basil Crostinis

Author: Emily Tidwell We all need a quick party starter. Something you can whip out of your back pocket for a last minute soiree or, if you live in my house, a weeknight snack while dinner is being made. That’s what I found with this quick and easy artichoke basil crostini. Not only quick, at…

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The Perfect Party Starter ( Almonds & Dates in Savory Olive Oil)

For Christmas each year, my mom always gets me a magazine subscription. It is the best gift idea for your foodie friends or hard to shop for family members who have everything! I look forward each month to getting my copy of Bon Appétit Magazine in the mail because let’s be honest, opening the mailbox…

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Cauliflower: A Crowd Pleaser All on Its Own

Author: Oona Sapunor-Pfaff Cauliflower is one of those vegetables that often gets overlooked. I have memories of it being steamed alongside carrots and broccoli as a child, or cut up to eat as a cold snack, but back then its flavor matched its color. Bland. As I got older and started waitressing and bartending in…

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The Art of Charcuterie

Author: Oona Sapunor-Pfaff Anyone who knows me, knows my profound love for charcuterie and the necessary accompaniment of delicious cheeses, fruits, bread, pickled vegetables, and frankly whatever else sounds good. I think my love of these gorgeous displays of snacks started as a kid. I clearly remember my mom putting together plates of cheese, crackers,…

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Mom’s Mussels in White Wine, Tomatoes & Shallots

Author: Erin Clark Mussels, shallots, garlic, white wine…It’s written on the back of an old grocery list, scribbled with notes, it’s my Mom’s mussel recipe! The first time I made this meal for a group of friends they said, “You made mussels? That’s a bold move for dinner…” Well, I have news for you all,…

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Quinoa Salad w/ Pomegranate, Herbs, & Feta Cheese

Author: Erin Clark ‘Tis the season…for Friendsgivings, holiday parties, work parties, just an overload of socializing, eating, and drinking. The anticipation of it all can be daunting. What am I going to bring? It has to impress (we’re not talking pigs in a blanket over here, although not going to knock ‘em, always good). Lucky…

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