Category: Condiments

Miso Blood Orange Scallops

Miso Blood Orange Scallops

Scallops. They fancy. Reserved for black tie, white tablecloth affairs. Pure indulgence, right? Right… except that they’re actually quite affordable if you make them yourself and they take – for real – a few minutes to prepare. Now, you could always just sear them off with salt and…

Cranberry Ginger Relish

Cranberry Ginger Relish

Oh, heeeeeeyyyyyyyyyy guys! So I haven’t touched this blog of mine in over a month, AND I’m bringing you cranberry relish after Thanksgiving. I’m super on top of things. No worries. During that month I packed up all of our crap, moved to a new city (again), unpacked…

Pickled Vegetables

Pickled Vegetables

This has been an adventurous week over here. I crossed two, yes TWO, things off my cooking bucket list! Whoa – big things! On Wednesday I cleaned and prepared mussels for the first time. This one I’m almost ashamed to admit. For the amount of mussels I’ve consumed…

Roasted Fennel, Garlic & White Bean Crostini

Roasted Fennel, Garlic & White Bean Crostini

It’s party time people. Swanky part time. We’re talking bow ties, Louboutins, diamonds – the works. Pinkies up. At least this is where my mind wanders to when I hear words like “crostini” and “canapes”. Does this really have to be the case though? Can’t we just eat fancy, without…

Spicy Guacamole

Spicy Guacamole

This is a recipe that really makes me miss San Diego. Guacamole used to be a fairly large part of my diet! Between my regular stops at a variety of Mexican restaurants and drive-thrus, and the near constant availability of quality guacamole ingredients, there was always an excuse…