Recipes

Original Pen & Fork Recipes

How to Micro Mince Chives

This may seem intuitive to most, but it was a light bulb moment…
August 22, 2014/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

Within the span of two days, I'd seen salads dressed with cilantro…
July 24, 2014/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Cucumber Asian Slaw

Do you like knife work? Or do you want to get better at slicing…
June 1, 2014/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Peach + Aleppo + Saffron Smoothie

May is peach season in Arizona. Sometimes it spills into early…
May 25, 2014/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Poppy Seed Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread cookies are buttery, crumbly, and delicious. They're…
March 8, 2014/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Thanksgiving Turkey Dry Brine Technique

Nine years ago, my brother Steve and I were faced with the…
November 3, 2013/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Plum Blueberry Crostata

Are you pie-dough challenged? I am. But a rustic, open-faced…
September 15, 2013/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Purple Tomatillo Relish

Wandering through the farmers' market last week, I spotted…
September 8, 2013/by Gwen Ashley Walters

3 Summer Smoothies

Gourmet smoothies are my thing -- something I do for the…
August 11, 2013/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Hayden Flour Mills Grains

You may have heard this: whole grains are good for you.

You…
July 22, 2013/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Rustic Barrio Bread French Toast

Generally speaking, when you get your hands on some well-crafted…
July 14, 2013/by Gwen Ashley Walters

Quinoa Lettuce Wraps

Friends were coming for dinner. Two were steak-and-potato-loving…
June 23, 2013/by Gwen Ashley Walters