Appetizers

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Goat Cheese + Sausage Stuffed Jalapeños

Since the Superbowl is upon us, I thought it’d be only fitting to have a post reflecting a perfect game-day eat: stuffed jalapeños. If we’re being honest here, one of the main reasons I like attending Superbowl bashes is for…
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Baked Brie & Jam Pops

How can you go wrong with warm brie and flaky puff pastry? I wanted to create a fun, twist on a baked brie appetizer to go with wine & other nibbles while boating with friends a few weeks back, and…
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Grilled Peach + Kale Pesto Stacks

Albeit some can argue California undergoes Spring/Summer seasons year-round, I guess it took me weathering through an extremely freezing winter on the East Coast to genuinely appreciate it. And, what screams springtime better than fresh produce & grilling? I wanted…
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Homemade Farmer’s Cheese

Homemade bread? Sure! Jam? Absolutely. But making cheese? Most people have a conception that making cheese from scratch is a laborious task that is complicated and drawn-out. And, while I cannot tell you making an aged cheddar or Parmesan debunks…
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Snapshots of my week

Gorgeous farmer’s market goodies: tri-colored radishes, fresh dill, sweet strawerries. Even though I only lived in New York City for 7 or so-odd-months, being back in SoCal has been quite a change – albeit nice and gradual. We decided to…