my lavender blues

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i’m currently in mourning over celebrating my twenty-first birthday for the ninth time. my age bracket on paper has officially changed and i’ve been having thoughts of impending doom since my d-day. i wish i could say this was an exaggeration of my current thoughts, but it’s not. however. I’ve also been watching “The Man […]

Savory Butternut Squash, Sage & Tahini Gluten Free Bread

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      So you know how on my last post I said I hated bug bites umm…. julia…. name a person who loves them? Yes we all share the same hatred, but I can guarantee you mine is stronger. the damn bite gave me cellulitis. what the ell man. I’m talking a red tender […]

Butternut Squash, Pear & Pepper Soup

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        WHOA. i wore a dress yesterday and was sweating like a pig. also it’s october. so that’s wonderful. but you know what the worst part is!? MOSQUITOES. they are out to kill me. i swear. they have all plotted my slow death by attacking my feet every evening. ((  note: i […]

EASY Black Bean & Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Brownies (GF)

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Approaching my thirties and i keep having to tell myself that age ain’t nothin’ but a number. OR so they say….. But I’m pretty sure anyone under the ripe age of 24 says that, when they have yet to experience a hangover that lingers on for days, forehead wrinkles, and a spare tire that is […]

Fall Apples & Roasted Grape & Cauli Salad

My Lavender Blues

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i’ve really been into eating multiple breakfasts these days. with a full dose of remorse come breakfast numero three. i don’t fully understand WHY i do that to myself. i think it’s actually because my bellyache doesn’t come around until three hours later – post consumptions. which is total poo, my brain & stomach have […]

White Chocolate Creme Fraiche ‘Puddin-Cotta’ with Brandied Blackberry Sauce

My Lavender Blues

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so for those of you reading my blog for the very first time, i did this dinner thing a couple of weeks ago at Eckerts Farm and am now putting up recipes for some of dishes that my brother in law & I created! This particular post is for the brandied peaches that we poured […]

Brandied Peaches // A Film, A First

My Lavender Blues

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  Butter my buns and call me a biscuit, What in the world did I just agree to? The exact thoughts (except insert profanity where needed) that ran through my head when I responded “yes” to a dinner proposal from Eckerts Farm asking if I would be willing to put together a pop up meal […]

Chilled Curried Coconut Sweet Corn Soup // Scenes from my Dinner in The Orchard

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here in St. Louis, summer fever is at an all time high right now – no thanks to the sky for losing control of its bladder for the last, oh I don’t know, 1000000 days, give or take. but just in time for the sun to come out for my most favorite and least memorable holiday […]

Lightened Summer Vegetable & Chicken Sausage Risotto