Author Archives: Kasey

  1. Kale Salad with Apples, Dates, and Warm Pancetta Vinaigrette

    We arrived home to our city, eerily empty. Albeit, it was one o’clock in the morning, but ragged as we were, I couldn’t help but notice the absence of cars, and the quiet. Moreso than in years past, my city felt different in the stretch between Christmas and New Year’s. There’s a chill in the Continue…

    Ashley’s new book, Date Night In, just speaks to me. It is a tribute to carving out cherished time with your partner.
  2. Our Most Popular Posts of 2014

    As 2014 comes to a close, I thought I’d take a few minutes to reflect on everything we’ve written here this year. This was the first year that we went from being an editorial team of two to one with numerous wonderful contributors*. Their content has been inspiring, well-researched, well-written, and in some cases, beautifully Continue…

  3. ExclusiveAgave-Glazed Spare Ribs with Rosemary and Pink Peppercorns

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    1 rack of spare ribs (approximately 2-3 lbs) 4 sprigs of fresh rosemary 2 teaspoons of pink peppercorns, crushed with a mortar and pestle kosher salt, to taste For the glaze: 1/3 cup of agave nectar 2 tablespoons of soy sauce 1 tablespoon of fresh-squeezed lime juice pan drippings from ribs 1. Preheat your oven Continue…

  4. ExclusiveToasted Brioche with Roasted Grapes, Burrata, and Pink Peppercorns

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    Makes approximately 16 toasts For the roasted grapes: 1 pound of seedless grapes, removed from the stem 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil handful of fresh thyme leaves salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste For the toasts: 6 ounces of burrata pink peppercorns 1/2 loaf of brioche bread 2-3 tablespoons of butter sea Continue…

  5. ExclusiveOysters with Lime Granita and Pink Peppercorns

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    Serves four For the granita: 1/2 cup of lime juice (squeezed from about 4 limes) For the oysters: 1-2 dozen of assorted oysters 1 teaspoon of pink peppercorns hot sauce 1. To prepare the granita: pour the lime juice into a loaf pan and place in the freezer. Wait 15 minutes, then use a fork to Continue…

  6. Pumpkin Spice Bundt Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Icing

    The holidays are almost upon us and while I was hoping to share a lot of tasty treats and cheer leading up to them, life completely sidelined our family. We’ve spent the last week battling our daughter’s ear and respiratory tract infections with an aggressive round of antibiotics and fever reducers, and we’re just coming Continue…

  7. Gift Guide: Cookbooks

    In no particular order, here are a few of my favorite cookbooks from the past year, as well as a few I’d love to add to my bookshelf. 1. Ceviche: a beautiful collection of Peruvian recipes, both traditional and modern. This book is the sort you’d want to have laying on your coffee table. 2. Continue…

  8. Holiday Gift Guide: This and That

    1. Architec Barewood Cutting Board I love the raw edge look of this cutting board, which looks expensive but is actually only $29 from Target! 2. Stainless Steel Cocktail Shaker Cocktail connoisseurs and newbies can both appreciate this stylish shaker, which comes in silver, gold, and copper. 3. Pommes Frites Teakwood and Tobacco Candle This Continue…

  9. Wild Mushroom and Challah Stuffing with Loads of Herbs

    If ever there’s a time of year when my heart feels like it’s about to explode, surely it is Thanksgiving, and everything that comes the weeks after. When I was in college, I couldn’t wait to reunite with my high school crew, fall back into our old habits of car talks and endless trips to Continue…

  10. New Gifts in the TK Market

    Finding the perfect gift for all your friends, coworkers, and loved ones can be tough. Often, it’s not personal enough, or too generic. And we all know the feeling of getting someone something that just feels meh. This season, in addition to offering the Pairings Box as a great holiday gift (which comes in 1 Continue…

  11. ExclusiveThe TK Bacon Bloody Mary

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    Makes two 4-5 large slicer tomatoes 2 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce 1-2 teaspoons of hot sauce (to taste) 1-2 teaspoons of prepared horseradish (to taste) 3 teaspoons of lime juice Salt and freshly-ground pepper, to taste 4 ounces of vodka For garnish: celery stalks olives cherry tomatoes crispy bacon (optional) 1. Core and then roughly Continue…

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