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Strawberry Margaritas, 2 Ways

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in Dinner | 1 comment

Strawberry Margaritas, 2 Ways

If summertime isn’t made for sippin’ margaritas, I don’t know what is. And since summer is also made for snacking on fresh fruit, it only makes sense to combine the two. I love strawberry margaritas either infused with fresh basil, or heated up with jalapeño. Since I can’t decide which I love more, I’m sharing both recipes with you today! Strawberry Margaritas, 2 Ways Strawberry Basil Margarita for one drink: 1 sprig basil (about 5 leaves) 3 strawberries 1.5 ounces (1 jigger) lime juice 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1.5 ounces (1 jigger) tequila, either gold or...

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Brown Butter Peach and Cherry Cobbler

Posted by on Jun 27, 2015 in Dessert | 3 comments

Brown Butter Peach and Cherry Cobbler

What a week it’s been! We landed back in San Francisco on Monday afternoon after spending a wonderful week up in Vancouver, BC with the kids. It was my first time there, and I was blown away by what a great city it is. I posted lots of pictures on Instagram of our adventures up there, so definitely check them out if you’re planning a visit! Pretty much as soon as we got back, I jumped right into prepping and shooting the cover for The New Yiddish Kitchen, which releases in March 2016. (But all of the photos need to be turned in by mid-July! Ack!). I shot all of the photos for The...

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Bourbon Peach Smash

Posted by on Jun 4, 2015 in cocktails | 4 comments

Bourbon Peach Smash

If you follow me on Instagram, (you should! It’s fun over there) you know that I love a good cocktail once in a while. And the lovely people over there seem to appreciate when I share recipes to go along with the photos of my favorite libations. So I decided to start sharing recipes here on the blog! Questions? Here are two I think you might have. Feel free to put any more in the comments below. And please feel free to let me know what drinks you’d like to see here! 1. Why am I sharing cocktail recipes on a mostly Paleo food blog? Well, first of all, I believe in living a...

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BBQ Baby Back Ribs

Posted by on May 30, 2015 in pork, potluck, recipes | 6 comments

BBQ Baby Back Ribs

  It’s Spring! According to the calendar and what I’m seeing on social media, anyway. Living in San Francisco, I’ve essentially given up on the concept of seasons. They just don’t exist here on any kind of level, which is fine by me, after spending many a winter in the Northeast. But for those of you just digging out your flip flops and spending more time in the sun, you’re probably looking for more recipes to throw on that grill that has been gathering dust (or snow) for the past 6 months or so. This recipe is actually made mostly in the oven, where the...

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Blueberry Lemon Tart

Posted by on May 24, 2015 in Dessert | 13 comments

Blueberry Lemon Tart

I bought ingredients to make popsicles the other day. My plan was to make summery, fruity popsicles with flavors like strawberry and blueberry and horchata, maybe even layered to make a real foods version of a Bomb Pop. Perfect for Memorial Day weekend! And then I started seeing them pop (heh) up all over on social media and decided that there were plenty of good popsicle recipes out there** already. Plus, my freezer’s way too full. And then the kids ate the strawberries, sealing the deal. I’m not complaining because they also made whipped cream to go with them and offered me a...

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