The classic “wedge” salad is one of my favorites. Crispy bacon, creamy blue cheese dressing, and the crisp, cool lettuce. But when Jules told me she was craving one, I knew that the version I made would need to stand on its own, and not just try to kinda recreate the original.
No, the flavor combination of this one is something new to most, but it still feels like the classic. I start with a dairy-free cucumber dill dressing, hitting all the flavors and textures with each layer. I made this exact version for a crowd of nearly 20 people this past week, and everyone raved. Not a word of it being dairy-free, because nobody cares so long as it tastes like this.
Visually, it’s nice to look at as well. And don’t worry, those are crushed pink peppercorns on top, not chili flakes (though I did sprinkle some chili flake on mine). They bring a sweet bite to the mix, with a non-spicy hint of pepper. I hope you give this one a try, because it’s really something special.
Our wood grain Shaker cabinet fronts were designed for busy, high-traffic homes like ours. Clad with durable textured thermofoils, this line is compatible with Sektion, Akurum, Godmorgon, and Besta cabinets from IKEA. It's the perfect, practical way to add the warmth of wood to all the rooms of your home.
We have teamed up with Loloi to create a line of rugs that are as affordable as they are beautiful. This collection houses a great mix of traditional and modern rugs, in cottage-y colorways, as well as vintage-inspired beauties that you’ll want to roll out in every room.
We partnered with Stuga on a line of hardwood floors — The Ingrid is really livable, and the color is very neutral. It doesn’t lean warm or cool, it’s that just right in-between. We have really loved putting it everywhere in our house. It’s the best jumping-off point for design, no matter your interior style. In addition to being beautiful, Ingrid is really durable — we have three kids, and we always have a home construction project going on. Ingrid stands up to it all.
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The next project we’re checking off our 2023 project list is the mudroom! This used to be the laundry room until we built out a much bigger, better laundry room upstairs. So, in the meantime, this space has been exclusively Cricket’s room. Cricket will still have a special space here, but we’re transforming this dingy […]
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