Easter Brunch French Toast

April 6, 2023

THE BEST FRENCH TOAST Weekends are all about laziness, pajamas, and really yummy food – especially breakfast. I think I’ve said it before, but my weekday breakfasts are quite boring, […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Apple Butter Muffins

September 29, 2022

Apples are a true sign of fall in Virginia. We are surrounded by so many beautiful orchards and every year we head to one of our favorites and come home […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Fig and Burrata with Prosciutto Crostini

September 22, 2022

Fresh figs are such a special seasonal treat. They actually have 2 seasons, one in early summer and another in late summer-early fall depending on the region. I find in […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Brothy Beans with Fennel and Parmesan

September 8, 2022

There are few things that remind me more of my dad than a pot of beans bubbling away on the stove. The can’t-be-rushed process, the aroma, the transformation of a […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: No-Churn Key Lime Pie Ice Cream

July 7, 2022

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Creating ice cream recipes and flavors is my favorite thing. Nothing gets my creativity flowing like ice cream. I literally lie […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Pull Apart Lobster Sliders with Garlic Chive Butter

June 9, 2022

Buttery lobster is always in season and these Pull Apart Lobster Sliders are the cutest! And definitely one of the most delicious things I’ve made in a while — a […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Grapefruit Basil Gin & Tonic

June 2, 2022

This is the most delicious grapefruit gin cocktail and such a fun twist on a classic gin and tonic. I adore the tart, bitter, slightly sweet flavor of grapefruit and […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Lemon Blueberry Ice Cream

May 19, 2022

Stop what you’re doing and make this ice cream before summer flies by! Although, who am I kidding, it would be perfectly delicious any time of year (you know my […]

Beef Enchiladas with Homemade Mexican Red Sauce

May 5, 2022

These Beef Enchiladas with Homemade Mexican Red Sauce are the real deal. When I go to a Mexican restaurant, I sometimes flirt with the idea of trying something different as […]

Wild Thistle Kitchen: Brown Butter Rosemary Shrimp Skewers

April 28, 2022

Is there anything brown butter can’t improve? I don’t think so. It’s a magical ingredient that adds dimension to both sweet and savory recipes. This Brown Butter Rosemary Shrimp Skewers […]