This is a great fall recipe from Sunset. They suggest serving it in mini pumpkins, and using fresh pumpkin instead of squash, but I was not feeling that ambitious for a post-work meal. Instead, I used the pre-cut butternut squash from Trader Joe’s (2 bags of it, to be exact), an immersion blender to puree the soup, and a food processor to make the pesto, and in under an hour was serving it up in perfectly acceptable ceramic bowls with a side of olive bread. Continue reading
Our bathroom is very white – white walls, white tile, white laminate. Being a rental, we can’t change any of this, but it does make for a nice blank canvas. Until recently, the white theme had continued with a white shower curtain and white towels, and only a small pop of color in the green rug. Last weekend, I got inspired to do a fall update when I saw this shower curtain on clearance at Target in rust. I managed to steer clear of white and get coordinating rust and deep gray towels, an incredibly comfortably gray rug, and mercury glass accessories. Continue reading
This recipe was a Pinterest find from the blog Costa Kitchen. The photographs looked so delicious that I ended up making the recipe the same day I found it, and I have a feeling it won’t be the last time. It was a breeze to make and tasted incredible – Nick got out a fork because eating them by hand wasn’t happening fast enough. Continue reading
Inspired by the gorgeous Rifle Paper Co lemon recipe cards, I decided to create custom recipe cards as a birthday gift for my sister. Her name and the various fruits and vegetables were painted with watercolors and then scanned into a computer to add the lines and “from the kitchen of” text. They were then printed our on blank A7 flat cards from Paper Source in luxe white. Continue reading
Pen and watercolor sketch of a crawfish on a blank notecard.