The Cookie Book!


Holy. Crap. She’s here. I am BEYOND excited that The Cookie Book is finally out in the world. It took a lot of sore feet, tired eyes and more butter + sugar than you can possibly imagine, but it is so worth it. I am so freaking proud of this book and I can’t wait for you to have it…

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Red Grape, Goat Cheese + Basil Beer-Crusted Pizza


This recipe was created in partnership with J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, but all opinions and ideas are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep DisplacedHousewife in the kitchen! xo Hey loves! I hope this finds you well and rested and ready to make some pizza. Get yourself cozy and let’s talk pizza and entertaining, because before you…

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Raspberry Jam Streusel Muffins + Pre-Order Giveaway!


THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED!!!!First order of business, we have our first Cookie Book pre-order giveaway happening now!! We’re giving away: 1 set of my favorite madeleine tins, 1 jar of The Cookie Book Luxe Sprinkles (these are AMAZING!!!), my favorite 1 tablespoon cookie scoop (perfect for Madeleines) and a black canvas Get Stuffed Cookie Book bag (named for the…

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Chocolate Espresso Muffins Recipe by Rebecca Firth | DisplacedHousewife

Chocolate Espresso Muffins (aka Get Your Ass Outta Bed Muffins)


Hey Beautiful! How are you? How’s the weekend treating you? I made us chocolate espresso muffins that doubles as an excellent cupcake. We load in heaps of chocolate chips + espresso and call it breakfast on-the-go. The espresso comes in the form of fresh-brewed espresso + finely ground espresso…in a pinch you could use some strong-brewed coffee in its place.…

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Everything Chocolate Chip Cookies from The Cookie Book!


Prepare to be dazzled. I was so excited when the publisher said I could share a recipe from The Cookie Book, I knew this was the one. I wanted something that would be pretty easy for you to throw together–because you must make these everything chocolate chip cookies immediately. I’m talking tonight. They’re addictive…and if we’re being completely honest here,…

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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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Lemony Brussels Sprout Pignoli Pizza


Man oh MAN have I had some pizza cravings lately. And this combination of flavors has been my current go-to: bright bursts of lemon zest, slightly charred and crispy Brussels sprouts, bitter radicchio and toasted bits of pignolis (aka Diamond of California pine nuts). Sometimes I’ll add prosciutto (which is heaven) and other times sun-dried Kalamata olives (which I can’t…

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Dark Chocolate Dipped Alfajores With Olive Oil Dulce De Leche


This is part of a two-part post on my trip to Argentina with Lucini Italia to meet the growers (and learn more about) their Everyday Extra Virgin Olive OIl. Part One (here) has the recipe for these Dark Chocolate Alfajores With Olive Oil Dulce De Leche that were inspired by the trip. Part Two is all about where we went and stayed…

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Travel | Argentina


This is part of a two-part post on my trip to Argentina with Lucini Italia to meet the growers (and learn more about) their Everyday Extra Virgin Olive OIl. Part One has the recipe for Dark Chocolate Alfajores With Olive Oil Dulce De Leche that was inspired by the trip. Part Two (here) is all about where we went and stayed…

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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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Lemon-Basil Olive Oil Gelato


We have a cookbook title!!! It’s called The Cookie Book!! I love love love the final title. What do you think? As soon as the cover is finalized, I’ll share it here as well. I seriously can’t wait!! I knew once I turned the manuscript in there would still be work to be done. But here we are, months later,…

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Lemon Raspberry Tea Cake


Hey friends! Whew, the book is FINALLY turned in!! I’ve been thinking I’d like to write about the cookbook-writing process here…would that interest you? I have a lot of thoughts that I would love to share if you’re interested. I get to see the manuscript one more time, for several weeks in May, and I believe at that point it…

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Blood Orange Scones


Oh winter citrus, how do I love thee? There are too many ways to count. I just can’t get enough of you. Combining you with a scone is almost too good to be true. Almost. These Blood Orange Scones are moist. I mean, shut-the-front-door moist. She’s beautiful. Just look at her. And that citrus flavor isn’t just hiding behind a veil with her head down,…

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Almond Scented Meringues With Roasted Rhubarb + Berries


It’s been too long, hasn’t it? Working on my cookbook rekindled my love affair with meringues. So much so, that I wanted to make a beautiful dessert with it and was due for another recipe with Almond Scented Meringues With Roasted Rhubarb + Berries Makes About 9 Petite Meringues INGREDIENTS For the Meringues 4 large egg whites, room temperature 1/2…

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