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Radish Butter Toast - A Spring Appetizer

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I love the colors of Spring! A rainbow of radishes came in my CSA this week mimicking the color of these spring lilacs and ranunculus flowers. Inspired by this Martha Stewart recipe, I made toasts covered in Radish Butter. I love how the creamy butter complements the spicy radish. And with a sprinkle of coarse salt (I use Maldon)- it’s divine for an afternoon snack. It’s SO easy and tasty- I just might smear it on a platter of crostini for our next party…

Enjoy! 

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I apologize for the lack of recent posts! I am in New York for photo shoots and meetings, but I promise to post new recipes soon.  In the meantime, here are some previously posted recipes that I have made new watercolor titles for. Enjoy!

photos and illustration © www.eringleeson.com

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Some of our best friends from New York came to visit last week and we had a great time showing them our neck of the woods. After a trip down the road to Fogarty Winery, we came back to the house and enjoyed some wine on the deck at sunset. We started with a bottle of Rose Brut, then moved on to Fogarty Pinot Noir. It was a bit chilly, so we got the outdoor fire going. Cocktail hour snacks included: Délice de Bourgogne and manchego cheese with apples, dried figs, artichoke spinach dip, turkey kielbasa, spicy paprika pepitas, pesto caper bites, and a bit of left over marguerita pizza from flour + water in San Francisco from the night before. 

photos and illustration © erin gleeson

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Citrus is in season, so why not add a bit of it to cocktail hour?! This drink lies somewhere between a blood orange champagne cocktail and a mimosa and using rose brut gives it the most dreamy color. Perfect at brunch or anytime!

photos and illustration © Erin Gleeson