Lavender Shortbread Cookies

Lavender has quickly become my new favorite springtime/summer herb. We bought a small plant a few weeks ago, and the added subtle bloom of purple in our herb garden is both peaceful and aesthetically pleasing. I decided to incorporate a few sprigs into my cooking last week when trying this recipe for lavender shortbread cookies. … Continue reading Lavender Shortbread Cookies

The Most Refreshing Margarita

As spring makes itself known in Louisiana, one of my favorite weekend activities is sitting on a patio, enjoying a margarita on the rocks. The enjoyment I get from this is almost sentimental, as Alan and I spent our first few months of dating getting to know each other over margaritas and fresh oysters on … Continue reading The Most Refreshing Margarita

Cauliflower & Leek Gratin

About a year ago, Alan and I made the decision to start purposefully eating cleaner. While it's been an adventure exploring new recipes and cooking meals with ingredients I'd never heard of prior, my favorite clean eating recipes are ones that put a healthy spin on comfort foods (specifically any dishes that involve heavy cream … Continue reading Cauliflower & Leek Gratin