CINCO DE MAYO PARTY

Up today on Rip + Tan, is the Cinco de Mayo party I recently catered for Jenni Kayne. We created a delicious taco bar with lots of yummy sides and all of the… Continue reading

MARKET LETTUCES WITH RED QUINOA AND APPLE CIDER VINAIGRETTE

Inspired by the cover of Food and Wine magazine a few months ago, I created this crunchy and delicious salad filled with quinoa, hazelnuts, apple, avocado, and more. The vinaigrette is super simple… Continue reading

VBR + THE LITTLE SHOP OF FLOWERS GIFT BOX

I am so thrilled to announce our limited edition VBR + The Little Shop of Flowers Gift Box. Yukari Iki is the owner and florist behind this beautiful unique floral design studio in Tokyo.… Continue reading

OVEN ROASTED FINGERLING POTATOES WITH HERBS AND VINEGAR

As many of you may know, having a baby leaves you with less time in the kitchen to make dinner. I have recently turned to roasting as a fast and delicious way to… Continue reading

BLUEBERRY AND POPPYSEED BUTTER CAKE

Here is a recipe for a delicious cake from Alice Water’s cookbook, The Art of Simple Food II.  Great for a weekend brunch and it keeps at room temperature for several days after… Continue reading

VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT BOXES

It is that time of year again. A time for love and chocolates and flowers and surprises and romance. We have put together two extra special Valentine’s Day Boxes for Her and Him… Continue reading

GOLDEN BEET AND AVOCADO SALAD WITH BLOOD ORANGE VINAIGRETTE

This salad makes me happy. It is so colorful and filled with wonderful sweetness, tang, and crunch. You can roast the beets, toast the almonds, and segment the blood orange ahead of time… Continue reading

OVEN ROASTED CARROTS WITH WHITE BALSAMIC VINEGAR

Roasting vegetables has quickly become one of my go-to methods when making dinner.  It is super easy while still giving you a final product that is satisfying and delicious. This recipe for roasted… Continue reading

FENNEL SALAD WITH PERSIMMON, POMEGRANATE, AND MEYER LEMON VINAIGRETTE

I am addicted to persimmons and pomegranates right now. The color, the sweetness, the texture. It is all perfection. Feel free to play around with the lettuce you use in this salad. I… Continue reading

SPAGHETTI WITH TOMATO SAUCE, MOZZARELLA, AND BASIL

This pasta dish is so simple and so satisfying. With just a few ingredients, it is easy to put together and you will be happily slurping up sauce covered spaghetti in no time.… Continue reading

  • Enter your email address to follow Valleybrink Road and receive notifications of new posts by email.