Spring Recipes

Homemade Vegetable Broth from Kitchen Scraps

Homemade Vegetable Broth from Kitchen Scraps

Hi guys. So, if you’re a fan of free things, then you and I have something in common. It’s both easy and cost-effective to make your own vegetable broth at home. Not just cost-effective. This homemade vegetable broth is virtually free. AKA you are not buying any special ingredients for it. I mean you can if you want to, but you absolutely don’t have to. It will still come out amazing every time.

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Beet Pesto Pizza AKA Beetza

Beet Pesto Pizza with Feta and Dill

Okay, friends. Here. We. Go. My love for pizza shouldn’t be a secret at this stage in our relationship. However, if you’re just tuning in, don’t be shy! You can read more here. It’s been a pizza-bonanza at our house lately. I’m on a righteous quest to find (make, eat, etc.) the best homemade pizza. It’s been a tough, tasty battle thus far, but somebody’s gotta do it. Emphasis on the tasty. Taystee. (Speaking of Taystee: we so loved the latest Orange is the New Black season, didn’t you? SO GOOD.) Okay, okay back to pizza. Beet Pesto Pizza specifically.

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Turnip Green Chermoula

Turnip Green Chermoula

I first made chermoula about 6 or 7 months ago after reading about it in Amanda Freitag’s new cookbook. It caught my attention because of the gorgeous photo in the book, and because at a glance it sounded like a lovely twist on pesto. The first time I whipped up a batch, Nick and I tasted it and thought “okay, this is good, nice and interesting but maybe not spectacular.” Let me tell you, though: this sauce grew on us. I don’t even know how or why, but since that first time, I’ve found myself making chermoula often. It’s quickly devoured with hunks of bakery-fresh bread and that’s it. No frills. I promise, once you make this, you’ll find yourself going back for more… and more.

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