I love cooking, don’t get me wrong, but every once in a while I go through slumps and find myself too busy or too exhausted to go through the motions. Especially when it involves a trip to the grocery store. When I first heard about Blue Apron it was through a friend who had just had a baby. They raved about how easy, convenient and fresh the whole meal was. So we decided to try it out ourselves while juggling our new routine with Elin. Continue reading
Over the past week I’ve found myself re-inspired to get busy in the kitchen, invite friends over and entertain like a pro. I give full credit for my sudden motivation to my friend Camille Styles who just released her new book Camille Styles Entertaining, which is filled with everything from recipes, decor tips, seasonal ideas and more. Lucky for me I got an advance copy and was able to test out a recipe that immediately caught my eye: Caramelized Onion and Prosciutto Pizza. I spotted it in the “pizza grilling party” chapter (something I’m determined to do some day!) and made a few modifications since our grill was out of commission. I highly recommend picking up this gem, I promise it will leave you inspired!
my pizza making essentials… and something I desperately need (a round pizza stone!)
I’ve been gushing lately about how excited I am to dress for fall, but another reason why I’ve been looking forward to the season is the food. There’s nothing like a good, warm meal on a cozy night and since remodeling our kitchen (sharing that soon!) I’ve been getting back into my routine of cooking. The new slough of produce popping up (squash, pumpkin, apples, sweet potatoes, beets and more) has me inspired to start mapping out my must-make list for October. Aside from my obvious favorites to make this time of year (sweet potato coins, grilled cheese, stuffed tomatoes, roasted brussel sprouts) here are some others I can’t wait to whip up. Continue reading