Balsamic Roasted Figs with Burrata & Prosciutto

A seasonal dish of balsamic roasted figs with burrata & prosciutto. This appetizer hits all of the right notes – sweet, spicy, savory. Ripe figs are roasted with balsamic vinegar, calabrian chilis, and honey until caramelized, then served over creamy burrata cheese with delicate slices of prosciutto and toasted pecans. Serve it with toasted bread to start a meal on a very tasty note! Continue reading “Balsamic Roasted Figs with Burrata & Prosciutto”

a plate of roasted apple farro salad

Roasted Apple Farro Salad with Maple Mustard Vinaigrette

This roasted apple farro salad solves the question of what side dish to make on a weeknight in the fall. It’s a simple grain salad with roasted apples & fennel, bulked up with arugula, and tossed in the most sensational maple mustard vinaigrette. Olive oil toasted pecans and aged gouda cheese are the two special touches that make this salad worth repeating all season long. Continue reading “Roasted Apple Farro Salad with Maple Mustard Vinaigrette”

a slice of a Plum Galette topped with whipped mascarpone and fresh thyme

Plum Galette with Whipped Mascarpone & Thyme

This plum galette is the most beautiful dessert to make with the abundance of seasonal plums. Think of it as a rustic pie that you can get on the table with a little less effort! The crust is golden and flaky, while the filling is sweet and simple. Top it with whipped mascarpone and fresh thyme for a special touch. Continue reading “Plum Galette with Whipped Mascarpone & Thyme”

a plate of Grilled Chicken & Corn Salad with creamy dill dressing and breadcrumbs over top

Grilled Chicken & Corn Salad with Creamy Dill Dressing

Savoring the last bit of summer with this grilled chicken & corn salad! It’s a vibrant, extremely delicious salad full of different flavors and textures. There’s peppery arugula, the grilled chicken & corn, sweet cherry tomatoes, salty olives, red onion, crumbled feta cheese, roasted pistachios, and a creamy dill dressing. Topped with crispy breadcrumbs, this is definitely a special salad to celebrate the end of the season. Continue reading “Grilled Chicken & Corn Salad with Creamy Dill Dressing”

a plate of Creamy Tomato Pasta with herbed breadcrumbs on top

Creamy Tomato Pasta with Herb Breadcrumbs

An end of summer recipe to celebrate the peak tomato season: creamy tomato pasta with herb breadcrumbs. The sauce is extremely creamy and flavorful from both mascarpone & parmesan cheeses. And it’s bursting with fresh, sweet tomato flavor. The breadcrumbs on top are such an irresistible contrast of texture and make this pasta extra special. Continue reading “Creamy Tomato Pasta with Herb Breadcrumbs”

Orzo Salad with Roasted Tomato Vinaigrette on a serving platter with burrata cheese over top

Orzo Salad with Roasted Tomato Vinaigrette & Burrata

An orzo salad with roasted tomato vinaigrette, burrata cheese, seasonal vegetables, and lots of fresh herbs. It’s a really fresh take on a pasta salad that’s bursting with summer flavor. You can make it ahead of time and serve it up at your next cookout! Continue reading “Orzo Salad with Roasted Tomato Vinaigrette & Burrata”

Grilled Romaine Cobb Salad on a plate

Grilled Romaine Cobb Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

This grilled romaine cobb salad is a summer dream: charred romaine, fresh arugula, juicy grilled chicken, crispy bacon, hard-boiled eggs, creamy avocado, sweet cherry tomatoes, crisp radishes, tangy blue cheese, and fresh chives. It’s all tossed in a flavorful red wine vinaigrette. Perfect for a cookout, picnic, lazy weekend lunch, or light weeknight dinner! Continue reading “Grilled Romaine Cobb Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette”