Category Archives: recipes

Sour Cream Pecan Crumb Coffee Cakes for a Crowd

A good day should always start with coffee cake. Preferably one with an out-of-this-world pecan crust and a beckoning chocolate-cinnamon swirl. Ok, maybe not EVERY day, but you know what I mean. When I was younger, I was what my … Continue reading

Posted in breakfast, brunch, cinnamon, coffee cake, food music blog, Musical Pairings, pecans, recipes | 6 Comments

Expect the Unexpected: Grilled Shrimp + Anchovy Butter

The other day, I sent out a tweet that was meant to be a direct message to someone, only it was projected to the entire world. I panicked (naturally) because the tweet was not entirely innocent and raced to sign … Continue reading

Posted in anchovies, food music blog, Musical Pairings, recipes, Shrimp | 4 Comments

I Send You This Peach: Summer Stone Fruit Salad

There is no season better than summer. Sure, other seasons have their charms, but from the time we are small children, we are instilled with a love for summer. Summer is being able to run in the grass barefoot. Summer … Continue reading

Posted in cherries, food music blog, Musical Pairings, peach, pecans, recipes, Salad, stone fruit, summer | 3 Comments

Baked Eggs with Breadcrumbs, Leeks and Hawaiian Sea Salt

Did you miss me? I sure hope so! Because it was quite painful to see that my last post was on May 23rd. This is quite possibly the longest stretch I’ve had between posts and I hope that you understand … Continue reading

Posted in baked eggs, breadcrumbs, food music blog, hawaiian sea salt, leeks, Musical Pairings, recipes | 5 Comments

Amaretto-Roasted Pears + Pssst. Birthday!

I’m a chocolate person. If you met me and asked me to tell you three things about myself, the fact that I am a chocolate person would probably be one of the first things I would tell you. I’m not … Continue reading

Posted in amaretto, best of gourmet, food music blog, fruit, Musical Pairings, recipes | 15 Comments

Maple-Olive Oil Granola: Just Me

Here I am. Making granola again. But not my go-to granola–what may become my new go-to granola. Granola that is sweetened only with maple syrup, and has an amazing floral olive oil fragrance. It is speckled with pumpkin seeds, sunflower … Continue reading

Posted in apricots, breakfast, brunch, food music blog, granola, maple syrup, Musical Pairings, olive oil, recipes | 6 Comments

Linguine with Clams, In Gratitude

It’s rare that we, as young people, step back from our day-to-day routines to realize that life is far grander than our desk jobs, our bad dates, our fleeting unfortunate haircuts, etc. I, like any twenty-something young female, fret about … Continue reading

Posted in clams, food music blog, Musical Pairings, pasta, recipes, Saveur, Zuni Cafe | 5 Comments