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The Gooey Gobbler – A Perfect Way to Use Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

And so the most jam-packed week of my life is underway and I’ve got to say — so far, so good! After just getting back from a fun-filled wedding weekend in Tallahassee with all of my best friends, to coming home for 24 hours and cooking at Black Dolphin Inn, to then quickly jetting to NYC, it seems as if Thanksgiving is the light (somewhat) at the end of the tunnel.

What’s not to love? Friends, family, and delicious food is right around the corner and for that, I’m super, SUPER grateful! Oh and total humble brag here but I need to mention it since I won’t be posting next week. I’m also grateful that my entire family is heading to Italy on Saturday for our first family trip in almost 7 years since we opened BDI… but that’s another story which you will be seeing a lot of if you follow me on instagram! Continue reading

Sour Power: Goats Milk Cheddar Grilled Cheese with Sour Cherry Jam, Crispy Fried Sage + Bacon on Sourdough Bread

goats milk cheddar grilled cheese with sour cherry jam, crispy fried sage, bacon + black pepper butter on sourdough

Baking and I do not get along. The idea of measuring a bunch of white stuff that all looks the same stresses me the eff out. I can never remember if I added a certain ingredient which then causes me to second guess myself and of course, ruin it. I’ve never been good at it and to tell you the truth, the idea of having to be all scientist-like gives me an automatic tension headache.

Last week when my friends from Brooklyn, Adina and Adam (my fav humans in the world/geniuses behind the skincare wonder-line S.W. Basics), brought me a sourdough starter, I internally panicked. I really wanted a sourdough starter, not because I knew what to do with it, but because it sounded awesome and I like to be optimistic about one day becoming a baking queen. Deep down, I knew that I would never use it, it would die, and I would have to apologetically tell them that I killed their 2 year old yeast baby. Continue reading

The Banjo – Peanut Butter, Jalapeno Blackberry Jam + Bacon Grilled Cheese

peanut butter jelly and bacon grilled cheese sandwich - so fun and unexpectedly tasty!

OMG Happy National Grilled Cheese Month everyone!!! To kick off my favorite month of the year, I wanted to share a new creation that will knock your socks off. WHAT IS IT YOU ASK? It’s a mix-up of two American classics that almost mimic the awesome tastes of a cheese plate when transformed into a grilled cheese.

And if you didn’t see on my insta this week, I’ve partnered with Sara Lee this month to bring back my psych style knowledge of statistics from my good ole’ grad school days. You see, they ran a study to find out some cool stats about grilled cheese lovers… which is genius and I’m sort of mad that I didn’t do that before. Continue reading