DIY Almond Milk (and why I’m giving it up)

DIY Almond Milk (and why I’m giving it up)

Making your own almond milk – Is it worthwhile? If saving money is the chief motivator then it’s a pretty clear cut answer: no. Even with the lowest possible price for almonds in our area (on sale for $4.99/lb at Sprouts), homemade almond milk ended up costing 250% more than the cheapest store-bought option....

The Best Salsa Verde Recipe EVER

The Best Salsa Verde Recipe EVER

I first tasted this salsa verde after buying a “salsa bag” from Berry Patch Farms in Brighton, CO.  After I made it and tasted how amazing it was, I ripped the recipe off the bag—only to realize that it didn’t indicate quantities, because you’re just supposed to use what’s in the bag.  I had to...

Christmas Foodie No. 2: Plum Cardamom Jam

Christmas Foodie No. 2: Plum Cardamom Jam

Before I had ever made jam, I thought it was hard.  That was way back when I assumed that if a product was something people routinely bought prepared at the store, it must be hard to do. HA! Then I saw this recipe for raspberry basil jam in an issue of O Magazine.  It...