Blackberry Ice Cream

It’s hard to believe, but this is the first time I’ve used my ice-cream maker all summer! It was past time, and this very summery recipe was the perfect thing to mark the first-ice-cream-maker-usage-of-the-season occasion. This ice cream is not too sweet and it really highlights the flavor of the fresh blackberries. If you want … Continue reading Blackberry Ice Cream

Cilantro-Pecan Pesto

Happy July, everyone! Do you have any fun plans for the 4th? We’re going to North Carolina, where Andrew’s parents have a house near the beach, and we have lots of swimming, cooking, and exploring on the agenda. I’d also like to try lots of local foods—butterbeans, grits, country ham, and local seafood and produce … Continue reading Cilantro-Pecan Pesto

Beet “Hummus”

In my continued quest to eat more colorful foods, I whipped up this vibrant beet “hummus” using a recipe from my new favorite cookbook, Bäco. I love serving it garnished with chive blossoms and purple daikon radish slices to really amp up the fuschia factor. This recipe is great as a snack, as one dish … Continue reading Beet “Hummus”

Ramp Butter

It’s feeling like a race to the finish lately, with my interior design class final project due soon, a bunch of work deadlines, rehearsals, concerts, and a trip to Boston planned for next weekend. Speaking of races, we also have the Airbnb Brooklyn Half Marathon coming up in two weeks and I think I’ll actually … Continue reading Ramp Butter