Pizza Party

We had a birthday in the house last week and that meant we were looking for the best party food. What’s better than a pizza party? Not much! Top it off with birthday cake and you have the perfect recipe for birthday fun. For our party, we enlisted the help of Food Network’s guide to 50 easy […]

Kabobs + Roasted Marshmallows = Best Backyard On The Block

Best backyard on the block. Are you looking for the recipe? We are. And we think we found it. We’re not going to tell you to go out and hire a landscaper. And you don’t have to rebuild your deck, or plant fancy flowers. Here is our recipe: serve food on a stick. After all, […]

Chickpeas Four Ways

It’s the small things in life that are so satisfying sometimes, you know? Like the fact that we made a crock pot full of chickpeas to use during the week and we happened to find out that it was National Hummus Day on Thursday. Satisfying. And delicious. It was a delicious week, filled with some […]

The Very Best Spring Greens. We Promise!

Do you CSA? We do. It’s fun, and it’s fresh, but it requires some real dedication. On the upside, we always have seasonal, beautiful, local food in our fridge. The challenge? Finding new ways to cook a LOT of veggies. Fellow CSA’ers, you can relate, right? So this week here’s what we have in the […]

Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother’s Day is Sunay, May 1oth, and if you haven’t made plans to treat Mom to something special it’s officially last minute. You know we always love scouting out the best recipes, so we have a few ideas to help get the day started right with breakfast for Mom. These recipes are simple, so even […]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Calling all Dads! Mother’s Day is right around the corner and we’re here to help with some great gift ideas and a recipe from Real Simple Magazine that’s really easy enough to call real simple. If you’re one of those guys who thinks nothing in the kitchen is easy, there is even a 21-second video […]

Banana Bread Granola (And It’s No-Recipe Easy!)

#TRUTH: “Once you realize you don’t always need a recipe, you’ll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.” -Food52 Calling all granola lovers: you can create your own, perfect granola recipe. And thanks to the experts at Food52, it’s no-recipe simple. We love this guideline to preparing granola without a recipe. We made ours […]

Holiday Menu Planning

Friends, whether you celebrate Passover, Easter, or you just want to have a nice meal, we’ve rounded up some great holiday recipes. Gale Gand’s Chocolate Terrine (pictured here) is truly a #MustTry and already sliced chilled in our fridge. This is one you shouldn’t miss! And of course, there are plenty more. Links are below. […]

St. Patrick’s Day Giveaway

Everything’s lookin’ green in our kitchen. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We think a lucky day deserves a giveaway, so we’re celebrating by giving away a bottle of Benissimo oil. Entering is easy. Visit our Instagram page (find us @BenissimoOils). Once you’re there, FOLLOW us (@BenissimoOils) and REGRAM the giveaway photo with the hashtag #BenissimoOils in […]

Family Friendly Meatless Monday

Can you guess what we’re cooking with these ingredients this Meatless Monday? If pizza came to mind, you were right! Bobby Flay’s pizza dough recipe is simple and 5-star reviewed, which makes it a winner in our book. We’re prepping our dough with Benissimo Mediterranean Garlic oil for a big flavor boost. YUM. The dough […]