Walnut Olive Miso Magic Sauce

While, in my book, this will forever be the original magic sauce, this chunky walnut olive miso creation is worthy of the name as well. It works its magic by making everything it goes on more delicious in a deep, savory, nutty, umami way. You combine toasted walnuts, olives, miso, a dusting of oregano, and … Continue reading Walnut Olive Miso Magic Sauce

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Good Hair Day Pasta’s Delightful Packaging

Few people love whimsical, clever food packaging more than me, and the design for Good Hair Day Pasta by Nikita Konkin is a real day brightener. Especially the fettuccine box, where voluminous swirls of billowy fettuccini stand in for epic hair. The natural color of the pasta is set off by a sea of white … Continue reading Good Hair Day Pasta’s Delightful Packaging

These Intricately Embroidered and Painted Tea Bags are Incredible

There is an amazing tradition of tea bag art, sculpture, embroidery, and stitching. It's detailed and fascinating, and I thought I'd share a few examples for a bit of Monday creative inspiration. If you're a tea drinker who throws away your tea bags, these might have you rethinking your options! Diane Aguilar uses beads and … Continue reading These Intricately Embroidered and Painted Tea Bags are Incredible

Instant Pot Congee with Brown Rice and Turmeric

For the latest installment in my Instant Pot recipe adventures, we're going to explore congee. And, spoiler alert, making congee in your Instant Pot, or other multi-cooker, is literally reason enough to buy one. A complete home run. You put your rice into the pot, walk away, and start daydreaming about toppings. Return later for … Continue reading Instant Pot Congee with Brown Rice and Turmeric

These Jes Lahay Cactus Heart Cookies are So on Point

In the spirit of #followfriday I wanted to highlight Jes Lahay and her brilliant Cactus Heart Cookies. My only regret is not highlighting them before Valentine's day, apologies! Jes is a Minneapolis, Minnesota based baker, and you can find her at Whisk + Wander. The details: I love the pale shade of green she uses … Continue reading These Jes Lahay Cactus Heart Cookies are So on Point