Genius Ricotta Gelato

Brooks Headley’s Genius Ricotta Gelato

3 Ingredients – ricotta, honey, simple syrup (which is just sugar and water) – and guess what?? It really works!! If you’re curious about the taste, my roommate declared, “Oh my god this tastes like my favorite Indian dessert, ras malai. It would be so good with pistachios.” I hadn’t thought of that! But she’s right. Thanks for the inspiration …

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Honey Roasted Cauliflower

Honey Roasted Cauliflower

Get some damn flavor into your cauliflower, then spoon this saucy goodness over rice bowls, noodles, and even into tacos. You get the idea. Plus, hands-off caramelized onions are an awesome bonus. Easy to make, no frills, with just the right amount of heat. This isn’t a new recipe, but I wanted to revamp my spiced cauliflower cold noodles post with one that focused just …

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Getty Center

Los Angeles | Getty Center

If you love giant cactus and architecture as much as I do, you will love the Getty Center. Especially awesome at sunset.

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Lemon Almond Blueberry Muffins

Lemon Almond & Blueberry Muffins | “Better than Dino Egg Oatmeal”

The freshest muffins bursting with blueberries. A little lemony and a little nutty, these breakfast muffins taste like spring. And because they’re only lightly sweetened, the almond flavor really shines through. I’ve been away! I made these muffins ages ago from a little cookbook I found in the used bookstore, but then I ran off to the Dominican Republic for …

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Peppermint Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

“Maine Squeeze” Cookies

Also known as double peppermint crunch chocolate shortbread cookies. But let’s just call them Maine Squeeze cookies because I made a moose cookie (also a hedgehog and a snail) for my main squeeze and posted them on Instagram with the caption For my “Maine” squeeze. Get it?? They also got eaten in Maine. Anyway, these cookies were described as “Thin Mints on crack.” …

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Bubble Tea

Make Your Own Bubble Tea

Without a recipe! Well, sorta. I give you the ingredients and rough ratios in the recipe below, but then you can mess with it as you like. As you can see from the pictures, I like a LOT of boba (those black tapioca pearls). Pretty much half the glass is filled. The other thing I like to do is soak my …

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