A blog about eating, drinking, and making things - one small batch at a time

Month: June 2014

The Last {CollaBREWation} Supper

The Last {CollaBREWation} Supper

It’s a bittersweet day in the LBLF world. The time has come for my dear friend and chef collaBREWator, Dan Higgins (and his lovely lady), to move to Portland, Oregon. Cue sad trombone. I’ve learned a tremendous amount from Dan and can say that without […]

Tartine Bread: Tips for Successful Sourdough

Tartine Bread: Tips for Successful Sourdough

I freaking love bread. Not the flimsy, spongy white stuff that comes pre-sliced.I’m talking about real, crusty, glorious bread. You might remember that I’ve been playing around with a basic and easy no-knead bread for a while. Over the past year I’ve been  making all sorts […]

Basic, Easy-Breezy Chickpea Hummus

Basic, Easy-Breezy Chickpea Hummus

In our household we have a pretty serious hummus addiction. We’ll buy one of those giant party tubs and a bag of pita chips, and poof! Demolished in under a week.

Mike, aka ‘the hubs,’ literally eats it a cup at a time.

Then I discovered how ridiculously easy it is to make hummus at home and my life is forever changed. Basically, if you own a food processor or a powerful blender, you too can make delicious hummus in five minutes or less.

ingredients for hummus

It’s just so simple and flavorful: lemony, garlicky, spreadable heaven.

I can’t get enough! (more…)