Articles

  1. Ritual, Tea (+ A Giveaway with Kaufmann Mercantile)

    Like most rituals, the act of having tea has a longstanding history. From religious ceremonies in Easter Asia to American revolutionaries tossing it in to Boston Harbor, tea is more than beverage; it has become a small event. An act of intent. A sacred ritual. While … Read More

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  2. Shortcakes with Roasted Stone Fruit + Rosemary

    “One day I would have all the books in the world, shelves and shelves of them. I would live my life in a tower of books. I would read all day long and eat peaches. And if any young knights in armor dared to come calling … Read More

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  3. strawberry cream scones

    Scones are my most favorite thing to bake. They are my go-to when company drops by unexpected, or when I need something a bit special for a leisurely weekend morning. I learned how to make scones with Ina Garten’s recipe; it’s a delicious version that has … Read More

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  4. Rosé Hibiscus Spritzer

    ‘Tis the season to enjoy rosé! And for that, we are all very thankful.  Let’s get one thing out of the way before we get to the good stuff: There’s no shame in drinking pink wine. End of story. Let’s just go ahead and declared rosé as … Read More

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  5. Build-Your-Own Gin and Tonic Bar

    It’s hard to find a drink that pairs better with summer than an ice-cold Gin and Tonic. Now that Memorial Day is upon us, we can safely say there are plenty of sunshine-filled days ahead to enjoy such libations. In fact, just last week we hosted … Read More

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  6. Nursing a Spring Cold with A Hot Ginger Toddy

    I came down with a nasty cold/allergy combo last night– the kind that makes you feel like you’re flying at 10,000ft with no cabin pressure, ears ringing and temples throbbing. It doesn’t help to not be able to breath out of your nose. A doozy like … Read More

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  7. W&D In The Kitchen: 2 Ways to Elevate Simple Snacks

    Simple things, with a twist– these are the best recipes and tricks to bring into the kitchen, if you ask me. With the right pairing and great produce, raw fruits and vegetables can steal the show at a dinner party. Today, I thought I’d share two … Read More

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  8. Simple Healthy Breakfast: Poached Egg over Wilted Chard

    Boy meets girl, boy and girl fall in love. Boy dines girl, and together they indulge in just about every type of delicious food and drink they could get their hands on. Yes, I’m talking about “love weight.” Since my college years, I’ve had a pretty … Read More

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  9. In The Kitchen: Basic Bread Recipe

    Bread made with your own hands. Such a simple yet indulgent pleasure many of us do not attempt on a regular basis at home. Thanks to the phenomenon that was the no-knead bread trend, homemade bread has become less of a special occasion recipe and more … Read More

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  10. The Ballsiest of Kitchen Rug Ideas?

    When Joe and I moved into our new place, there were things we loved, and things we’d have to change. The natural light was incredible, but the space was missing the warmth and charm of buildings we had previously lived in, both built in the 1920s. … Read More

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  11. In The Kitchen: Just Add Mustard

    I swear, mustard is the one condiment I use most, simply because adds the perfect amount of zest to SO MANY dishes. I especially love the idea of using it in this simple pasta dish. Can’t wait to try it! Try adding a tsp or (10!) … Read More

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  12. W&D Loves: Cuyana Japan

    If you’re a regular Wit & Delight reader, you’ve probably heard me squawk about the awesomeness of Cuyana in the past. Every few months, Cuyana rolls out a line of products produced in a specific part of the world. The design and theme of the products are influenced … Read More

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