Elizabeth and Ashley’s Herb Tips + Tricks

By | 2016-03-07T14:36:55+00:00 March 7th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Recipes, Table Conversation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

No matter where in the country you are, the days are getting warmer. Here, in Pasadena we had temperatures in the 90s last week! Naturally, our minds turn toward making fresh and light foods in the springtime, particularly with fresh herbs. Ashley and I have small containers of herbs that we grow year round, so naturally the herbs act as a complement in our cooking. Below, we have listed some of our favorite ways to better feature herbs, elevating their [...]

Summer Salad Citrus Vinaigrette

By | 2016-05-17T09:59:15+00:00 August 6th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Recipes, Sauce + Dressing|Tags: , |

For those of us without food allergies store-bought sauces, dressings, and pre-mixed seasonings can produce anxiety when planning a party. It’s my experience that even the healthy or organic brands have ingredients like “natural flavors” that could be processed corn, soy, or some other non-chemical ingredient. When I plan on serving a salad, I want a stand out dressing that all my friends can enjoy, regardless of their allergy restrictions. Yet as a host, I don’t want to serve only [...]

Summer Salad Citrus Vinaigrette

By | 2015-07-03T14:03:43+00:00 July 3rd, 2015|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Gluten Free, Recipes, Sauce + Dressing|Tags: , , |

For those of us without food allergies store-bought sauces, dressings, and pre-mixed seasonings can produce anxiety when planning a party. It’s my experience that even the healthy or organic brands have ingredients like “natural flavors” that could be processed corn, soy, or some other non-chemical ingredient. When I plan on serving a salad, I want a stand out dressing that all my friends can enjoy, regardless of their allergy restrictions. Yet as a host, I don’t want to serve only [...]

Vinaigrette for Coleslaw

By | 2015-07-03T14:07:31+00:00 July 3rd, 2015|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Gluten Free, Recipes, Sauce + Dressing|Tags: , |

On my kitchen counter sits two glass bottles, one for balsamic vinegar and the other for olive oil. These come in handy when I am making homemade dressings and vinaigrettes, but they also remind me of the jealousy I felt towards other people’s food choices while growing up. Most evenings we would have iceberg lettuce topped with ranch style beans and ranch dressing. Sometimes we could add tortilla chips or shredded cheese. I longed to eat the salads that were [...]

Cilantro + Lime Vinaigrette

By | 2015-04-02T12:04:08+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Categories: Corn Free, Gluten Free, Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Cilantro + Lime Vinaigrette   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 15 mins   A wonderful summer salad dressing Author: Elizabeth Eichhorn Recipe type: Vinaigrette Ingredients ½ C. Lime Juice ¼ C. Rice Wine Vinegar 1 Tbsp. Finely Chopped Cilantro 1 Garlic Clove (minced) 1 tsp Sea Salt ½ tsp Black Pepper ¾ C. Extra Virgin Olive Oil Instructions In a food processor, place cilantro, whole garlic, salt & pepper, rice wine vinegar, and [...]