Whenever I hit up my local farmer’s market, I’m always so tempted to snag myself some figs and just head for the hills to devour them whole. The biggest turn-off about a fig? The price tag. I don’t know about you, but I can’t justify spending $8 a basket on 6 or 7 beauties, no matter how perfectly ripe and tasty they happen to be. Luckily for me, I made a discovery last month that I have been waiting patiently to come to fruition (hah, get it): My neighbor’s fig tree….
I have decided that Memorial Day Weekend is the perfect excuse to host a brunch. I had about a 6 hour warning that my friend wanted me to host brunch at my place for 4 people for her 25th birthday so I wanted to make something that would be delicious but wouldn’t take up my entire morning….
Whenever I make a recipe that calls for buttermilk, it seems like no matter how much I use, I always have a good amount of the stuff left over. Buttermilk unfortunately isn’t something that you can use in everything and a lot of people (myself included) find it difficult to figure out a way to creatively use that cup or so of that’s still hanging around in the back of the fridge….