Lemon, Leek, and White Bean Soup

This lemon and leek soup is inspired by avgolemono, a Greek lemon-egg soup that is light-tasting yet hearty and filling. In the wintertime, this avgolemono recipe is perfect for when you feel a little scratch in the back of your throat – the citrus is refreshing and the addition of egg to the broth makes… Continue reading Lemon, Leek, and White Bean Soup

Plum Jam – Easy Recipe with No Pectin

This recipe for plum jam has no pectin and very little sugar. It’s also a small batch of jam, and requires no special equipment. It just uses one weird trick! Using only six or seven plums, a bit of powdered sugar, you can make this plum jam in no time. This is a looser-set jam… Continue reading Plum Jam – Easy Recipe with No Pectin

Easy Yogurt Dip – Pantry Recipe for Homemade Dip

Everyone needs a backup, quick to throw together, homemade dip recipe in their repertoire. This easy yogurt dip served with cucumbers makes use of ingredients you already have, and is completely foolproof. This dip is like a deconstructed tzatziki dip – so simple and easy. You should make this homemade yogurt dip anytime you have… Continue reading Easy Yogurt Dip – Pantry Recipe for Homemade Dip

21 Hacks to Make Food Last Longer

carrots with carrot-top pistou

If you’re like me, you’re always trying to maximize the produce and food that you bought at the farmer’s market or grocery store. i hate wasting food and especially hate throwing out rotted food that i never even used! it feels so wasteful! so, to mitigate food waste, here is a roundup of hacks to… Continue reading 21 Hacks to Make Food Last Longer

3-Ingredient Buttermilk Roast Chicken for Two

This is a roasted chicken recipe scaled down for two, with only 3 ingredients – chicken legs, buttermilk, and salt. While buttermilk is normally associated with fried chicken, here it is a tenderizing, marinating force for dark meat chicken. This buttermilk roast chicken for two is an easy, healthy weeknight dinner.

Gluten-Free Orange Mini Cakes

This is a recipe for mini orange-olive oil cake that is gluten free and dairy free. Using the whole orange and olive oil, these mini cakes are tender, moist, and not too sweet. What I also love is that they use the whole orange, peel and all, so it’s a low waste recipe! Try these… Continue reading Gluten-Free Orange Mini Cakes

The 21-day Capsule Kitchen Challenge

If you’re interested in whittling down your kitchen into a Capsule Kitchen, but don’t know where to start – here is a 21-day challenge where each day you take on 1 mini-task to streamline and declutter your kitchen. This Capsule Kitchen challenge is the *perfect* way to do some cleaning in the near year, spring cleaning,… Continue reading The 21-day Capsule Kitchen Challenge

How to start building your capsule kitchen

If you’re curious about minimalism and find yourself always digging around your kitchen to find that *one thing* – consider starting a Capsule Kitchen. It’s like a capsule wardrobe, but for your kitchen – keeping only the hardiest, workhorse-y, useful kitchen utensils in your house and donating or recycling the gadgets/pots/pans that are taking up… Continue reading How to start building your capsule kitchen

Homemade Instant Pot Hummus with Roasted Garlic

instant pot roasted garlic hummus

Here’s a recipe for roasted garlic hummus that will make it so you never have to buy hummus again. Roasting garlic in the oven, and then using your Instant Pot to pressure cook the beans, and combining it with really good tahini and olive oil makes this homemade hummus recipe totally attainable.

How to Make Labneh at Home

Here is a recipe for how to make labneh- a Middle Eastern strained yogurt/cheese. Also known as strained yogurt, Greek yogurt, yogurt cheese, sack yogurt, labaneh or suzma yogurt. Labneh is yogurt that has been strained to remove most of its whey, resulting in a thicker consistency than unstrained yogurt. It’s sooo easy to make,… Continue reading How to Make Labneh at Home

Homemade Pickled Red Onions

homemade picked red onions

This homemade pickled red onions recipe is a staple recipe you should make regularly at home. It comes together so quickly and pickled red onions are the perfect condiment to anything fatty or umami that needs something acidic to cut the flavor. This homemade pickled red onions recipe is something you probably see on top… Continue reading Homemade Pickled Red Onions

How to Make Preserved Lemons

homemade preserved lemons

preserved lemons are a Mediterranean kitchen staple which adds a funky, salty, citrusy note to whatever you’re cooking. use sparingly because they’re really pungent. really good with chicken, grain salads, or cheese. they take a month to cure so make them when you remember to, and they will keep forever.

how to make bone broth at home

chicken feet and leeks

Bone broth – basically chicken stock made with bones you have at home – is so EASY to make you should NEVER buy it again. You can make bone broth at home with almost any combination of chicken bones, weird chicken parts, or even leftovers from a rotisserie chicken from the supermarket. All you need… Continue reading how to make bone broth at home

Easy Lemon Yogurt Cake

lemon yogurt cake

This easy lemon yogurt cake is perfect for breakfast or afternoon tea. it’s tender, the crumb is perfect, and the flavor is bright. another thing this easy lemon yogurt cake recipe does — it utilizes a yogurt cup as a measurement tool so you save dishes. i actually adapted this from a french parenting book… Continue reading Easy Lemon Yogurt Cake