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Use this Strawberry Infused Bourbon to put a twist on some classic cocktails including the Strawberry Old Fashioned, Strawberry Mint Julep and Strawberry Manhattan.
Made with extra bittersweet chocolate and pistachio-steeped milk, these Chocolate Pistachio Pots de Creme are salty, sweet and impossibly decadent.
This Tomato Salad with Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette is a vibrant celebration of one of my favorite ingredients, the tomato.
Made with an ancho chile lime syrup, this spicy margarita is bold and refreshing treat perfect for your next backyard bash.
Dried chickpeas are soaked overnight then cooked in a flavorful bath of homemade vegetable stock, carrot, onion, celery and bay.
The process of making Homemade Vegetable Stock is fairly easy and the results are cheaper and tastier than store-bought versions.
After just 20 seconds of whisking and 20 seconds of cooking, you'll have a perfectly light and fluffy mass of hot, scrambled eggs.
Thick, rich and luscious, this Bolognese Sauce has the most amazing depth of flavor.
A handful of leafy arugula is muddled with lime juice and honey simple syrup, then shaken with woodsy gin. Finish with a sprig of mint.
Sitting atop a layer of earthy walnut ricotta is small handful of arugula leaves simply dressed in lemon juice and a rich, soft-boiled egg.
Tender and creamy, this Homemade Ricotta is dressed with just a drizzle of olive oil, bright lemon zest, black pepper and flaky sea salt. So simple. So delicious.
Made with blood orange zest and juice, this luscious Blood Orange Frozen Yogurt is tart, creamy and complex.
Finished with a sprinkling of sliced scallion and crumbled bacon, this Shaved Asparagus and Bacon Pizza is well-balanced and packed with mouth-watering flavor.
These Pickled Carrots with Dill and Serrano are made with garlic, dill seed, fennel seed, sliced serrano chile and fresh, fragrant dill.
Light, crispy and nutty, Kale Chips are a salty snack made with just three ingredients and minimal effort.
A San Diego version of a classic ice pop. Coconut, sugar, milk, cinnamon and fragrant spiced rum. Yum!
Red Pozole is a flavorful Mexican stew made of pork, ancho chiles and hominy.
Made with vanilla, toasted pecans and potato chips, these salty-sweet confections come in two variations: salted crumble and chocolate dipped.
Dark Chocolate Chile Ice Cream is made with bittersweet chocolate, complex pasilla negro, fragrant vanilla and sweet coffee liqueur. Smooth, flavorful and impossibly creamy.
Maple flavored marshmallows studded with candied bacon are torched till golden, topped with bittersweet chocolate then sandwiched between two graham crackers.
These Homemade Graham Crackers are flavored with cinnamon, dark brown sugar, and honey then topped with turbinado and smoked sea salt.
Crispy bacon, tomato, onion, cilantro, lime and smoked chipotle chiles are mixed with ripe avocado to create a festive dip that is nothing short of scrumptious.
Rice, almonds and canela are steeped overnight then blended into a creamy concoction. Almond Horchata is sweet, smooth and incredibly refreshing.
This wonderfully fragrant vodka can be enjoyed on the rocks with a splash of soda water or mixed into a cocktail. It’s absolute heaven in a Meyer Lemon Drop.
Dark stout beer meets effervescent sparkling wine in this intriguingly simple cocktail. A delicious addition to your New Year’s Eve celebration. Cheers!
These sweet tamales are filled with vanilla roasted pineapple and riesling poached raisins.
Dark, rich, gooey spiced cookies topped with sweet, creamy vanilla frosting. A Holiday treat from The Cookiepiedia.
Chanterelles, king eryngiis, oyster mushrooms and shiitakes are coarsely chopped then cooked with butter, shallots, white wine and heavy cream.
White rum infused with bright, fragrant pink grapefruit.
Fresh green beans are baked with homemade wild mushroom soup then topped with crispy fried shallots. The finished casserole fresh, well balance and 100% worth the extra time.
Bold and comforting, this spiced Turkey Chili has a hearty texture that is oh so satisfying. This soup is a perfect use up for leftover Thanksgiving turkey.
Day 2 of the Sourdough Starter experiment. A starter is a mix of flour & water that houses an active wild yeast culture. Signs of life are visible!
This Pumpkin and Apple Cider Fizz is a seasonal blend of pumpkin puree, vanilla vodka, cider and ginger beer. The cocktail tastes very similar to pumpkin pie.
Moist and decadent, these cream cheese frosting filled pumpkin cookie sandwiches are spiced with comforting ginger, clove & cinnamon.