Roasted Carrot Curry Dip

It seems like hummus has gotten incredibly popular in the past few years. Every time I go to the grocery store I spot a new flavor. But I’ll be honest, unless it’s freshly made, I’m not the biggest hummus fan. But I do love the flavor of roasted carrots and I love pesto so I […]

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Chicken Liver Paté

Ok this one might be a little out there for the casual cook or newbie foodie but…you guys…you’ve gotta give paté a chance. Every time I’ve served this at a party people go crazy for it, when I tell them it’s essentially ground up liver they are shook every time. Now, this is the definition […]

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Rosemary Candied Almonds

I grew up so lucky to have an incredible cook as a mother. But, no matter how good a cook you are, sometimes you just need a break! Thus, appetizer dinner was born in my family and remains one of our most favorite traditions. Now, appetizer dinner usually consists of frozen meals from the grocery […]

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Quick Pasta Carbonara

One summer I went to a local restaurant almost every other week only to order the same exact dish each time: pasta carbonara. Their dish was so incredibly good that I craved it beyond what was usually normal for me. Now obviously I couldn’t keep up that kind of pasta habit so I started making […]

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F&W Secret Recipe: Mac and Cheese

It may not seem like much, but homemade mac and cheese done right is utterly magical. So magical, in fact, that I’m pretty sure this dish is 90% of the reason Reed fell in love with me. One of the first meals I ever cooked for him was this mac and cheese and a thick […]

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The Food and Whines Guide to French Macarons

Say it with me: meringue. Ok now say it again: meringue. Now say it a few more times for good measure: meringue, meringue, meringue. No I’m not being intentionally annoying, if you want to make this little babies, you need to start getting reallyyyyy comfortable with meringue. The good news is, it’s not as hard […]

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Air Fryer Cauliflower Wings

Chicken wings are one of my all time favorite foods. One of the few reasons I look forward to football season is for the excuse to eat these babies every Sunday. What I don’t love is how gross my stomach feels about 2 hours after eating them. I’m all for indulging in the things we […]

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Sesame Chick…PEAS!

Why yes, yes it is vegan! Idk about you but I love Chinese takeout – it’s my ultimate cheat meal and a weekend tradition for my boyfriend and I. My go-to order? Sesame chicken with fried rice and broccoli. Obviously this isn’t something I should order everyday or even every week so when I thought […]

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Peanut Butter Bacon Dog Biscuits

I have the tendency to be dramatic (see pic below) but I am NOT overselling it when I say this is my most popular and most requested recipe. Should I be offended it’s for dogs and not people? Probably shouldn’t read into that one too much… While I do not have a dog, unless you […]

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