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What is Sfogliatelle? And Why You Should Be Eating More of Them
Sfogliatelle are a flaky, sweet, creamy Italian pastry. Not to be confused with “lobster tails” sfogliatelle are a special treat all their own. Learn their origins, what they taste like and how to make great sfogliatelle at home.
What is a Cashew Apple? The Cashew Counterpart Explained
Ever heard of a cashew apple? If not, you are not alone. Read on to learn more about the fruit counterpart to the popular cashew nut.
Spring Produce and Recipes
Hello spring! This marks the beginning of peak fruit season (which runs spring through summer) here in Central California. Leafy green vegetables make an appearance, as well as my personal favorite — the almighty artichoke. Check out this quick guide to spring produce, complete with recipes to get you started.
Where do Pine Nuts come from? | Pine Nut Recipes
We all know pine nuts right? Those small, decadent, outrageously expensive nuts that melt like butter on the tongue and give traditional basil pesto it’s signature flavor. But where do they come from? Today, we’ll find out!
What is Meal Prep and Why Should You Consider It? | Lifestyle
Meal prep is growing in popularity as a method of saving money on going out, maintaining a healthy diet, or just being able to enjoy a home-cooked meal without actually having to cook the entire meal every night. Learn what meal prep is, why it’s appealing, and how to start.
Intuitive Eating: A Brief Introduction
Welcome to the world of intuitive eating — aka the anti-diet. Learn what intuitive eating is like and how to begin.
How to Juice without a Juicer | Blender Juice Method
No fancy juicer? No problem! This simple method uses your household blender to turn your fruits and veggies into fresh “squeezed” juice
What Produce is in Season for Winter? + Recipes
Winter may be the season of staying indoors, but it’s still rife with delicious fruits and vegetables. Check out this quick guide to winter produce, complete with recipes to get you started.
Biscotti : A Christmas Tradition
In our Italian-American family, we make biscotti every Christmas. A tradition that started with my grandparents, we carry it on today.
What is a Jerusalem Artichoke? | Recipe
Today we explore an elusive root vegetable: the Jerusalem Artichoke! Learn what it is, how it tastes, and how to cook it with this quick and easy recipe.
Best Thanksgiving Meal Plans for Everyone – Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free
Making a holiday feast that satisfies everyone’s dietary needs can be challenging. But it doesn’t have to be! I’ve searched the internet for the best Thanksgiving Meal Plans for everyone, including plans for Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free and Dairy-Free.
Best Netflix Shows about Food
Unlike Food Network cooking shows, Netflix food shows tend toward travel and story-telling. In these shows we learn not only about new foods, but we learn of the culture behind them and the people that make them. Here’s a list of the best shows on Netflix that center around food (in no particular order).
Why We Carve Pumpkins and What To Do With Your Extra Pumpkin | Lifestyle
Ah yes, the season of ghastly ghouls and wicked haunts. There’s something quite spectacular in kicking off the holiday season with the eerie, the ominous and all things spooky. But where did Halloween traditions begin? Why do we carve pumpkins every year? Today, we will investigate!
4 Reasons to Eat More Plant-Based (Even if You Still Eat Meat) | Lifestyle
We all know eating your veggies is good for you. Here’s four other reasons to eat more plant-based, even if you still eat meat.
A Year in Blogging With Edible Ink | Lifestyle
This post is a celebration of Edible Ink’s first year in the blogosphere, an intent for the year to come and general notes on what I’ve learned about blogging over the past year.
Reflections on Cooking in Quarantine | Lifestyle
Reflections on the reality of cooking in this moment in 2020.
Zero Waste Kitchen – A Beginner’s Guide to Reducing Waste | Lifestyle
A complete beginner’s guide to zero waste in the kitchen. The basics, why zero waste is important, learning resources, how to get started and a guide to compost.
How to Make Great Pizza at Home | Recipe
It’s pizza time. Here I’m going to share with you my favorite recipe for homemade pizza dough, along with some tips and tricks on how to create your own tasty pizzas at home — no wood-fired oven required!
Top 8 Essential Baking Utensils | Lifestyle
Baking is an exact science… most of the time. While I do much improvisation in the kitchen (it is difficult to follow a recipe without adding my own spin), baking is a delicate balance, and requires precision. And so I present to you, my eight top baking utensils. These tools are a must-have to make…
How to Create a Menu for Meal Prep | Lifestyle
There are seemingly infinite meal prep resources available today. From meal kit services like Blue Apron and Hello Fresh, to specialty services like Sun Basket, and meal prep delivery like Catered Fit, the options seem endless. Additionally, a multitude of social media gurus offer services that provide you with a fully outlined menu to follow,…
5 Best Oils to Keep in Your Pantry | Lifestyle
Olive, sunflower, canola, avocado, walnut, sesame… the list seems endless! There are a multitude of oil options out there. Experimentation with different oils is the best way to find out what you find easiest to cook with and what flavors you like best. Here I’ve provided a list of my top five most used cooking…