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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Freestylin’: Cast-iron pancake

Jeni makes this cast-iron pancake at home regularly. It is the easiest thing to put together—delicious with powdered sugar and lemon juice, smothered in apples, or made savory with bacon and cheese. That’s the beauty of the Cast-Iron Pancake; eggy, puffy, and not too sweet, it can be dressed up with almost anything in your…

Seattle BLOOMS

I am motivated by scent everywhere I go. The smell of the forest floor or orange blossoms in the air inspires me so much more than the latest dish I ate. Knowing this, Vox Media and Visit Seattle invited me to explore Seattle for two days, following an itinerary designed to pique my obsession with scent and…

Jeni’s x Mr. Holmes Bakehouse

We know how to step aside when the pastry chef approaches. We know that, in many ways, ice cream will always be the wingman to a great dessert. And that’s just fine with us. Our ice creams are free of anything fake and made to melt like buttercream into whatever treat you decide to scoop…

Freestylin’: Sheet pie two ways

A sheet pie (or slab pie) is a shallow double-crust pie, usually with a fruit filling. We love them because they are easier to serve than regular pies—there’s no awkward shoveling out of the first piece and no fruit oozing out everywhere. Sheet pies are also prime for Freestylin’, using the buttery dough recipe from…

Jeni + Ellen’s Road Trip: Birmingham + tour recap

I had heard Birmingham, Alabama, had a strong, up-and-coming makers scene. And knowing the Time Inc. studios are also there—that just solidified it; we couldn’t wrap up our Southern road trip without hitting up Birmingham. After a quick stop at Time Inc. for a tour and Facebook Live chat with Coastal Living, Ellen and I…

Jeni + Ellen’s Road Trip: Atlanta recap

We live in a great time, when hometowns, not just the big coastal cities, are truly starting to shine. The people who live in these great cities are creating their own identity and unique community. Atlanta, the second to last stop on our ice cream and apron adventure, is proof. Grant Park Farmers Market The…