Pumpkin Banana Bread w/ Streusel

Author: Emily Tidwell My boyfriend, Max, is notorious for buying bananas and letting them go to waste. It happens all too often, and this week was no exception. Those poor bananas bought for smoothies were forgotten and left to pasture, leaving me with 5 overly ripened bananas, just hanging out on our kitchen counter. Maybe…

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November Wrap Up, Our Most Popular Recipes!

Wow, we are rounding up our first month of Roast’d & Toast’d and we are so excited! We’ve absolutely love the support we’ve gotten and we can’t wait to continue producing recipes you’ll come back for time and time again. That being said, as we enter Thanksgiving week, we wanted to highlight our most popular…

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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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The Day After Breakfast Strata

Author: Oona Sapunor-Pfaff The holidays are one of my most favorite times of the year, but they can be EXHAUSTING! Don’t worry about stressing out over what to serve your guests for breakfast because we have you covered!  We have tested and added our own little twist to this delicious New York Times Magazine recipe for…

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Almond Banketstaaf (Danish Puff Pastry)

If you asked me to choose between a bagel and a Danish for breakfast… I’m always gonna go Danish. And when I worked at a Safeway grocery store as an 18 year old freshly without parent’s rules… That’s what I did. It was my first lesson in moderation. After a few pant sizes and acne…

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Family Traditions: Fritz’s Sweet Potato Casserole

Author: Oona Sapunor-Pfaff I don’t know about you, but I am a full-fledged lover of family traditions, especially around the holidays. I don’t care if they are my traditions, your traditions, or a complete stranger’s traditions! I love hearing how people spend their time together, especially when it involves cooking together in the kitchen. There…

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Winter Sangria w/ Muddled Arugula

Author: Emily Tidwell I used to work at an Italian restaurant that had sangria regularly on their menu. The recipe they had was simple. Take the box of premade Franzia Sangria, dump into container, add even more sugar, citrus wedges for authenticity, and serve to guest. Was is tasty? Yeah, kinda, I mean…everyone loves juice,…

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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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How to Get Your Kids (and Adult Friends) to Eat More Vegetables + Green Goddess Recipe

Author: Oona Sapunor-Pfaff Vegetables. I love them, some people hate them. But we can find a middle ground people. The holidays are often a time of overindulgence. Rich foods, sweet treats, and booze o’plenty. We love those things for a reason, they’re delicious. But I encourage you during this upcoming holiday season to break out…

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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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