DIY dill pickles

I love pickles. Sometimes I eat a whole jar by myself at night while I’m watching BBC movies on Netflix. Okay, enough about my not-so-interesting night habits. But really though, pickles are crisp, refreshing, and salty all at the same time. Something that satisfies a few cravings at once. And while we’re following slow foodContinue reading “DIY dill pickles”

Melissa’s Sangria (Melisangria)

We’re hopping back to Spain for this post with a contribution from my ever-adventuring, beautiful friend Melissa. She lived for a time in Granada, Spain, and picked up a few tips and tricks here and there. (Also, she’s pretty much always in the know of what’s happening in San Francisco. I don’t know how sheContinue reading “Melissa’s Sangria (Melisangria)”

MeeMee’s Peach Cobbler

Easy and yummy summer peach recipe!

Gaston’s Gazpacho – summer soup recipe

I don’t know about you, but some days just call for soup. Even really, really hot July days. That craving of something smooth and savory just won’t be satisfied with anything else. Something that cools you from the inside out like iced tea… something like gazpacho. Gazpacho, a cold soup from Spain, is just theContinue reading “Gaston’s Gazpacho – summer soup recipe”

MeeMee’s Zucchini Bread – free recipe!

June means the beginning of zucchini season! To take full advantage of that great deal at the farmer’s market, you may be like me and buy more than you can handle (or maybe you grow your own and know what you’re in for). Opening the fridge, I just stand there and wonder what I’m goingContinue reading “MeeMee’s Zucchini Bread – free recipe!”

project 13: cast iron handles (and a free recipe!)

Hello all and happy Thursday! This week I wanted to showcase two things that have been almost a daily staple for my life this Fall: cast iron and broccolini. In recent months we’ve obtained a few cast iron skillets as a gift from my grandmother, and now don’t know how we lived without them. OurContinue reading “project 13: cast iron handles (and a free recipe!)”