Last Meal Baby Back Ribs, sides, and a Strawberry Rhubarb Crostata

We had a great trip to the East Coast last week, visiting a total of 4 cities to attend a wedding, stay with family, and even snuck in a work trip. It was a lot of travel, but we got to eat some amazing food along the way, trying new restaurants and cooking from our family’s kitchens. For… Continue reading Last Meal Baby Back Ribs, sides, and a Strawberry Rhubarb Crostata

Seared Scallops with Potato-Celery Root Puree, Campari Orange Spritzer, and Balsamic Strawberries

With a new cookbook always comes lots of new recipes to try! We recently picked up Barefoot Contessa’s “Back to Basics” and this recipe for scallops with a celery root puree caught our eye. Valentines Day was the first occasion to try something a little fancier and it seemed perfect for the occasion. A gourmet… Continue reading Seared Scallops with Potato-Celery Root Puree, Campari Orange Spritzer, and Balsamic Strawberries

Potato Frittata with Prosciutto and Gruyère

Though we live on opposite sides of the country, we always find ourselves spending time in the kitchen making tasty new dishes during our weekend visits. At the beginning of December Julia took a Friday night red-eye to New York. Later on Saturday morning after catching up on some lost sleep, we got to work… Continue reading Potato Frittata with Prosciutto and Gruyère