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Creamy Roasted Walnut Tahini Dip Recipe | DisplacedHousewife

Creamy Roasted Walnut Tahini Dip


This Creamy Roasted Walnut Tahini Dip post was done in collaboration with Diamond of California. A big thank you to them + you for supporting the brands I work with! xo Nut milk…nut creams…ladies and gentlemen, the time has come for nut dip. Yep. It’s happening.  I was really hard-pressed to not just feature roasted in-shell nuts. They remind me…

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Pecan Manchego Multigrain Crackers


Why haven’t we all been making our own crackers? This is the easiest (dare I say, foolproof?) dough that you will mess around with. It’s completely flexible…you pick the nuts, the cheese, the flours and make it your own. Crackers are one of those things that I never seem to have a fresh box of when I want them (does…

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Savory Pesto + Roasted Red Pepper Beer Buns


I have been playing with this recipe for Diamond of California for quite some time. I wanted to start with a dough that was nice and yeasty, full of life. I wanted it to be easy: a dough we could through together on a Wednesday, stash in the fridge and then come Friday or Saturday we could quickly roll it out…

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Savory Truffle Mustard Knots


{This post is sponsored by Maille} I hope you have lots of festive occasions coming up this month and if so, I have the perfect holiday appetizer to share with you. I use one of my favorite doughs as a base (it’s a brioche dough with eggs and butter and lots of richness) and then fold in Parmesan, fresh thyme…

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Burrata Squash Blossom Beer-Crusted Pizza


You guys, I just started a bi-weekly show with the feedfeed called SPLURGE and I’m so excited about it! Each month will be themed (the theme for July is yeast-based treats) and will deal with both sweet and savory baked recipes. This recipe was for my first episode, which I will link to as soon as it is up on…

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Five Spice Fig Jam


This post has so many ties to Beijing. Not that I had an affinity for figs while I was there. Nor did I make fig jam while living in China. But autumn was my most favorite season in Beijing, with spring running a close second. Winter was cold and dry and summer was steamy, hot and wet. In fall, everyone was back from…

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Meal Planning | week one


This is totally new for me so I’m not quite sure how I want to structure these Meal Planning posts…but I want to keep things loose and fun. To get kicked off, I’m going to share some of the stuff (read: Word docs) that I’m using to organize meals (they’re a work in progress). Feel free to download and make them…

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Easy Peasy Labneh


The thought of making cheese never entered my mind. In fact, making this type of cheese (labneh) seems somewhat fraudulent…like it really isn’t cheese…but it is…and it’s so amazingly luscious and delicious you will never not (love a double negative) have it in your fridge. At all times. It’s true, I like to dazzle people with food. I like it to…

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Olive Oil Fried Egg, Smashed Avocado + Heirloom Tomato Toast


Whew. It’s been awhile. So much to say and catch up on. But first, let’s talk toast. This is hardly a recipe, more of a collection of ingredients for you to customize. But there are some hard and fast components to your toast’s success. The manner in which you fry your egg and the bread you use are key. It’s imperative that…

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Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Bacon, Mustard-Potato Croutons + Lemon-Chive Oil


cauliflower soup with crispy bacon, roasted mustard-potato croutons + lemon-chive oil Let’s get a couple of things out of the way real quick. First, there is a dairy free option to this cauliflower soup, see below. Second, there is a vegetarian option, also see below. Third, this cauliflower soup is EASY. It was born out of my current obsession with…

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Lazy White-Girl Asian Buns


They say you can take the white girl outta China, but you can’t get China outta the white girl. I’m kidding…I don’t think anyone is saying that. But it’s a fact. Having spent three years living in China, I get very excited for certain food, drinks, rituals and holidays that are indigenous to that completely crazy place. It’s like I’m a…

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{ four cheese caramelized onion tarts with truffle honey }


four cheese caramelized onion tarts with truffle honey { killer apps } There’s lots happening here…but it’s oh-so-easy and oh-so-make-ahead. We start out with some thawed puff pastry (easy enough)…we give them a quick blast in the oven to puff them up a bit. Then, using a spoon (or fork or other device) we press down in the centers to…

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{ pomegranate + burrata salad }


pomegranate + burrata salad { christmas eve } I love love love Christmas Eve. We always open one gift (pajamas), a tradition leftover from when I was a kid, and we always make pizza. Over the next week I’m going to share my Christmas Eve dinner with lots of recipes and tons of make-ahead tips. If you haven’t heard me…

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Bacon Cheddar Chive Petite Scones


Bacon + Cheddar + Chive Petite Scones Anytime I can throw bacon, cheese and onions in something, I will. I wanted to dabble in savory scones for quite some time but just hadn’t found the time or occasion. So when I had the opportunity to cater a large lunch recently, I knew my time had come. I didn’t put this on…

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{ five-spice cranberries three ways }


five-spice cranberries cranberries + cocktails + appetizer I like a recipe that will serve multiple purposes. For instance, when I make tri-tip, you can always expect beef tacos the next day. And if it was an especially big tri-tip, than I will roll it into chili and I’ve got three meals under my belt. Boom. These cranberries are just like that. First, they’re a…

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