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Recipe: Super-Easy Quick Pickles | Red-Handled Scissors

Recipe: Super-Easy Quick Pickles

For the past two weeks, I have been drowning in cucumbers from my local CSA. So, think of this quick pickles recipe as equal parts tasty summertime snack and a VERY easy way to use up overly abundant produce so it doesn’t go bad before you can eat it all. Just how easy is it? …

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Recipe: Mason Jar Cold Brew Coffee | Red-Handled Scissors

Recipe: Mason Jar Cold Brew Coffee

Cold brew coffee is my dirty little morning secret: It’s easy, it’s strong, it’s versatile, and it’s a whole lot smoother and less acidic than hot brewing methods. In short, served hot or cold, it makes a damn fine cup of joe with no fancy equipment needed. (Plus, cold brew concentrate is way, way stronger …

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Things I Made from the Internet: No-Knead Bread | Red-Handled Scissors

Things I Made from the Internet: No-Knead Bread

I love making bread. But, to be honest, I’ve been rolling my eyes at the whole no-knead bread fad since the New York Times posted this recipe in 2006. I mean, punching the dough and kneading the bread is the best part: you get stress relief and carbs! What could be better than that? (Embarassingly …

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Recipe: Awesome Vegan Alfredo Sauce | Red-Handled Scissors

Recipe: Awesome Vegan Alfredo Sauce

I don’t generally post about food, but after receiving tons of requests on Facebook and Twitter, I’ve finally decided to share my recipe for vegan alfredo sauce! (I hope you’re hungry!) Skeptical about vegan alfredo? Don’t be. I’d serve this recipe to my meat-and-potatoes-eating Midwestern family any day. It’s also tasty on its own, with …

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