Fresh Californian comfort food from the bloggers behind Chez Us.

Cranberry Manhattan // eatboutique.com

Cranberry Manhattan with Boozy Cranberries

Posted November 29, 2015

The holidays are finally here, and having a cocktail to serve when guests arrive is a wonderful way to start the evening. But during this cheery, cozy time, I serve a drink that’s a tad more special, that has flare – so…

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Plum Vanilla Thyme Jam // eatboutique.com

Plum-Vanilla-Thyme Jam

Posted September 27, 2015

When I set out to make small batch jam, my friend Kate always comes to mind. In my humble opinion, she is the queen of French jam, especially when it comes to utilizing a country’s bounty. A few weeks back, she…

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Grapefruit Ginger Mint Mocktail

Posted August 20, 2015

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy bright and refreshing cocktails; however, alcohol isn’t always a prerequisite, and you may occasionally crave something on the lighter side. If you don’t or can’t drink alcohol (or are looking for something festive…

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Apricot Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Posted July 28, 2015

One of the many things I enjoy about contributing to Eat Boutique is that I have truly become a better hostess and a better guest. Since I’m always thinking about how to make and give food, sharing recipes here just makes sense.…

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The Quickest Spicy Pickled Green Beans

Posted July 23, 2015

It’s funny how you can live with someone forever, share secrets, talk endlessly and still never really learn everything about your person. I recently learned that my person, Lenny, likes pickles. I was dumbfounded; I genuinely had no idea! Fortunately,…

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Socca: Chickpea Flour Crepes You Have to Try

Posted May 26, 2015

My first taste of Socca was in Nice, where the golden triangles are sold at markets and out of stalls on nearly every corner – it’s practically the city’s official snack! A friend and I ate it up within seconds,…

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