Strawberry Scone Sunday

Strawberries n Cream Scones (with vanilla bean lavender sugar) 3 c flour 3/4 c sugar 1 T baking powder 1/2 t salt 10 T unsalted butter (chilled, chopped) 1 c heavy cream 3/4 c whole milk (or all heavy cream, if preferred) 1/2 t vanilla extract 1/2 t almond extract 1 heaping c strawberries (hulled…

Cooking Creations with Wes

Some of the most amazing meals were made with Mr. Verdel–an amazing sous chef and dear friend. Every time we cooked together we would seek out a new recipe, go buy the freshest ingredients, and pair it up with a great wine (or curios cocktail). I ran across these photos, reflected a bit, and decided…

Avocado and Roasted Five Pepper Soup/Sauce?

Roast 3-5 yellow, orange, green, bell peppers, 2-3 poblano, 1 jalapeño, 4-5 tomatillos, and 4-5 cloves garlic drizzled with olive oil. After browning skins, peel away and seed all. Add ingredients above to food processor or blender along with 3-5 avocados (depending on how many servings are needed), and a small bunch of cilantro. Add…