Food

  1. Premium digital content is available to Pairings Box subscribers only.

    Please subscribe or login if you are a subscriber.

    ExclusiveFall Granola

    3 cups of oats (not quick cooking) 1 cup of buckwheat groats 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon of real vanilla extract 1/2 cup of pumpkin seeds (pepitas) 1 cup of pecans 1/2 cup of canola oil 1/2 cup of maple syrup 1/2 cup of dried cranberries or cranberries Continue…


  2. The Best Gifts for Coffee Lovers

    PRE-BLACK FRIDAY SPECIAL: Anyone who places an order for a Coffee & Vinyl Pairings gift subscription between 9 am PST and 12 am PST on Tuesday, November 22nd gets a free 7″ bonus vinyl from our archives. No code necessary! Coffee is obviously one of our favorite things so it’s no surprise that when the Continue…

  3. Walnut and Cranberry Stuffing

    This is a sponsored post in partnership with the California Walnut Board.  All words and opinions are our own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help us do what we do! There is no holiday I love more than Thanksgiving. Every year, we sweat and pant and cook and cook all day only to Continue…

  4. Home Bar: Fistful of Pears

    One of the most entertaining booze-filled days in recent memory was spent inside of a large, converted hangar, now occupied by copper stills, fermentation tanks, barrel storage, and a bottling line. It was a weekday, and I took off of work to spend time with the folks at St. George Spirits, including distillers Lance Winters Continue…

  5. Pumpkin Chocolate Cake With Soft Merengue

    If you’re like me, you’re still processing last week’s events. I had booked a girls trip to Palm Springs nearly a year ago. Our departure date: November 10th. An insignificant day a year ago and one that I had been looking forward to with each passing month. Of course I had assumed, like everyone else Continue…

  6. Pickle-y Egg Salad Toast

    We’ve been reading this children’s book a lot lately. It’s written and illustrated by Carson Ellis, the wife of The Decemberists’ Colin Meloy, and given that food and music is kind of our jam here, I couldn’t help but get it. The title struck me: Home. To be honest, reading books to a toddler is Continue…

  7. Weeknight Dinner Tricks

    Weeknight dinners can be so stressful. Are you with me? I found them to be sorta stressful when we had one kid. When we added two more, I began to question whether I’d ever eat a home-cooked dinner (for real) again. Browsing our recipes, you might think that we make fancy-pants dinners every night of Continue…

  8. ExclusiveHummus Masabacha

    Premium digital content is available to Pairings Box subscribers only.

    Please subscribe or login if you are a subscriber.

    1 ½ cups of dried chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 1 tablespoon of baking soda 1 cup of tahini 3 garlic cloves, smashed with the side of a knife 3 tablespoons of freshly-squeezed lemon juice 1 teaspoon of salt plus more, to taste For garnish: pine nuts smoked sweet paprika harissa (optional: warning: hot!) Finely chopped parsley Continue…

  9. ExclusiveIsraeli-Style Couscous and Herb Salad

    Premium digital content is available to Pairings Box subscribers only.

    Please subscribe or login if you are a subscriber.

    1 cup of Israeli couscous 4 tablespoons of olive oil 2 Persian cucumbers, diced 1 pint of cherry tomatoes, sliced in half ¼ cup of roughly chopped cilantro ¼ cup of thinly sliced green onion 1 tablespoon of roughly chopped mint Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 1. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil Continue…

  10. ExclusiveHoneyed Harissa Chicken Wings

    Premium digital content is available to Pairings Box subscribers only.

    Please subscribe or login if you are a subscriber.

    2 tablespoons of harissa powder 1 clove of garlic, minced 3 tablespoons of olive oil 1 1/2 tablespoons of honey 3 pounds of chicken wings, tips discarded and separated at the joint 1 tablespoon of parsley, roughly chopped salt, to taste 1. Whisk together harissa powder, garlic, olive oil, and honey in a medium-sized mixing Continue…

  11. ExclusiveElote Salad

    Premium digital content is available to Pairings Box subscribers only.

    Please subscribe or login if you are a subscriber.

    3-4 ears of corn, removed from husks For the dressing: 1/4 cup of sour cream 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise 2 garlic cloves, finely minced 1/2 lime, juiced 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt, plus more to taste For garnish: 3/4 cup of crumbled cotija cheese, for topping freshly ground pepper, to taste big handful of cilantro, Continue…

Recipe index

Filter by