A Beautiful Plate

Garlicky Herbed Goat Cheese Spread in Ceramic Bowl

This delicious Garlicky Herbed Goat Cheese spread makes the most delicious appetizer and spread. Don’t sleep on this! 

It has easily become one of my favorite everyday, elevated recipes and pairs well with just about everything. 

Simple to prepare, herbaceous, and nearly impossible to resist! It also happens to be perfect for summer (or year-long) entertaining, as the flavors are bright and fresh.

Olive Sourdough Bread Sliced in Half

Kalamata and Castelvetrano Olive Sourdough

This incredible olive sourdough bread is prepared with bread and whole wheat flour, and filled with two different types of olives, Kalamata and Castelvetrano...

Revived Sourdough Starter in Jar

How to Revive Dried Sourdough Starter

A step-by-step guide on how to revive dried sourdough starter to full strength in less than a week.

Dried Sourdough Starter

How to Dry Sourdough Starter (and Other Storage Methods)

The most frequently asked questions about sourdough starters are regarding storage and general maintenance. Specifically, how to store your sourdough starter if: 1) you don’t bake...

Spicy Peanut Noodles on Plate with Chopsticks

Spicy Peanut Noodles with Cucumber

Ramen noodles tossed with a spicy peanut sauce, sliced cucumber, scallions, and fresh cilantro. A flavorful easy dinner to add to your rotation!  As...

Matcha Raspberry Roll Cake

14 Sweet and Savory Valentine’s Day Recipes

Popping in with a few fun Valentines Day recipes for the weekend! With the craziness of this past year, I can’t think of a better excuse...

Sliced Apple Quick Bread on Cutting Board

Apple Oatmeal Quick Bread

A simple apple quick bread, prepared with whole wheat pastry flour, and studded with rolled oats, apple pieces, and toasted walnuts.  Cooking and baking have always been...

How to Press Tofu

How to Press Tofu

My favorite waste-free method for pressing tofu. No tofu press required!  I absolutely love tofu. If you haven’t cooked with it, try this Thai Red...

Best Holiday Treat Recipes

12 Festive Holiday Treats

12 Festive Holiday Treats to add to your holiday baking list: cookies, festive cakes, tarts, scones, and other casual dessert recipes.

Golden Carrots and Farro Salad on Platter

Golden Carrots and Farro

Roasted carrots and onions infused with honey and spices, and tossed with farro, fresh orange zest and juice, toasted almonds, and fresh herbs.  Colorful, complex, and...

Handmade Ceramics Shop Guide

Handmade Ceramics Shop Guide

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Leeks with Orange Tahini and Za'atar Walnut Crumble

Roasted Butternut Squash and Leeks with Orange Tahini Sauce, Walnuts, and Za’atar

Roasted butternut squash and leeks drizzled with orange tahini sauce and finished with toasted walnuts, fresh herbs, and za’atar. This side dish will knock...