Tag Archives: Recipes

Three Simple Summer Recipes

When it comes to eating al fresco during the dog days of summer, you have to be careful — the dishes have to be refreshing enough to not weigh you down, served cold or at room temperature to offset the blazing heat, and casual enough to match the laid-back, barefoot vibe. So when we heard… read more


Bottoms Up :: The Kombucha Cocktail

Some of us never forget our first experience with Kombucha. I remember staring blankly at those bouncy clusters of (extremely foreign) floaters, wondering why my mom insisted that I gulp down the alien drink. Fast forward a couple years and many tangy sips later, this trendy, fermented drink has got me hooked. Whether it’s that… read more


Love + Work :: A Father’s Day Edition

Father-daughter team Andrew and Sophie are cooking up something really special, and yes, there’s food involved! Enter What To Cook Tonight – a new Sydney-based website that finally simplifies that ever-growing list of hoarded recipes by providing readers with weekly downloadable cookbooks that feature just five recipes, a plat du jour for every night of the week (and… read more


Entertaining With :: Libbie Summers

I can almost smell the weekend, you guys, and all the food and parties and outdoor revelry that come with it. With soaking-up-the-sun and outdoor entertaining on our minds, we turned to one of the most creative and unconventional hostesses we know: Libbie Summers is the co-creator of the super inspirational Salted and Styled blog, and… read more


Spring Lunch Under the Trees

It feels like it was just yesterday that we posted Timothy Corrigan’s out-of-this-world holiday entertaining style at the fabulous Château du Grand-Lucé. Five months later, the temperatures are steadily on the rise in the Loire Valley, and Timothy’s transitioning his parties from dinners by candlelight, to lunch in the garden. We caught up with the interior designer… read more


The Super Foodie :: Roasted Sunchoke Soup

Jerusalem Artichokes — also known as sunchokes — are one of the vegetables I get most excited about when Fall comes, and in the next few weeks they’ll reach their peak. They’re so delicious when roasted with a little olive oil and sea salt, and when I have time to spend in the kitchen, they… read more


10 Best :: Smoothie Recipes

If you ask me, there’s no better way to incorporate fresh ingredients and natural sweetness into your diet than with a refreshing, fully-loaded smoothie. Whether you turn to your blender (or Vitamix, or Magic Bullet) for your morning fuel or an afternoon pick-me-up, let the drink serve as your tool to achieving healthy New Years resolutions (remember… read more


Entertaining with :: Haylie Duff

Haylie Duff is a girl who seems to have it all… yet somehow manages to stay completely down to earth, unpretentious and downright fun. She’s already a triple threat talent (actress, musician and food blogger) and now she’s just added the title of “cookbook author” to her resume with the recent publication of The Real… read more


Entertaining With :: Susan Hutchinson

Did you guys catch this to-die-for Bastille Day first birthday party back in August? I caught wind of it while browsing Pinterest one day, and it immediately soared to the top of my “favorite parties” list. The mama behind the masterpiece? None other than Susan Hutchinson, francophile and author of Fleurishing. So it was no… read more


10 Best :: Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes

Today I’m thankful that I made it through putting this slideshow together without heading out to the nearest grocery store for a giant ready-made turkey. I’m not the biggest meat-lover, but combing through the internet in search of these recipes quickly had my mouth watering at the thought of next week’s smorgasbord. How are you… read more