Friends & Neighbors feels like a home away from home and acts as a one-stop shop of well curated products for all your shopping, eating and drinking desires.

2614 E. Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702
512.524.1271

F&N Picks: Ten Gift Ideas

F&N Picks: Ten Gift Ideas

 

It's that time of year again, where we put off the idea of buying gifts and then all of a sudden you realize...."oh no!  Xmas is NEXT WEEK".  That's where we come in.  We've put a list together of 10 gift ideas for the man, woman, child, cook, interior designer, fashion queen in all of us.  Check out our recommendations below and maybe it'll spark some ideas!!

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Rex's Recipes: Adventure Pesto

Rex's Recipes: Adventure Pesto

 

I love food - cooking and eating delicious things are two activities I devote a good chunk of my leisure time to.  When Jill suggested I write a recipe section for the blog I thought it would be a great way to share what's cookin' in my home kitchen and my current food obsessions.

Seeing how it's literally raining pecans in Austin lately, I felt inspired to incorporate them into my first installment of Rex's Recipes.  I'm not much of a baker, so Pecan pie was not my first thought.  Instead I landed on pesto - quick, delicious and versatile it was an obvious choice.  Though pesto doesn't require a whole lotta time to execute, if you choose to forage your own nuts, like I did it, it becomes a bit more labor intensive.  It's worth it though, cuz foraged means free and the street cred that comes with telling your friends you "foraged deez nuts" can't be bought.

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