The Ultimate Scrambled Egg Breakfast

The Ultimate Scrambled Egg Breakfast

Something to make your mornings much, much better: the ultimate scrambled egg breakfast. This is the perfect complete morning meal made of soft scrambled eggs, crispy bacon, roasted potatoes & caramelized onions, jammy toast, and a flavorful herb sauce. It’s a simple meal, but definitely the kind of breakfast that will make you feel like you’re indulging.

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Brussels Sprout Frittata

Brussels Sprout Frittata with Bacon & Parmesan

Sharing a hearty brussels sprout frittata with caramelized onions, crispy bacon, and lots of parmesan cheese. It’s a simple breakfast recipe full of flavors that work SO well together. Something a little fun and different to change up your everyday routine. You can serve this frittata with some jammy toast or something else sweet alongside to complete the morning spread! Continue reading “Brussels Sprout Frittata with Bacon & Parmesan”

Roasted Garlic & Kale Caesar Salad

Roasted Garlic & Kale Caesar Salad

Sharing this simple kale caesar salad today that will be the perfect addition to your Christmas menus! Thinly sliced romaine & kale, crispy bacon, torn croutons, and lots of parmesan cheese…all tossed in a flavorful roasted garlic caesar dressing. It’s a spin on the traditional caesar salad that’s really beautiful and bursting with caramelized garlic flavor. There’s lots of crunch and texture, and just the right amount of nutty parmesan. Perfect salad for any December meal. Continue reading “Roasted Garlic & Kale Caesar Salad”

Whipped Goat Cheese

Whipped Goat Cheese with Bacon & Dates

A fun, simple appetizer to start off your Thanksgiving feast! Creamy whipped goat cheese topped with a caramelized mixture of dates, shallots, vinegar and honey, with bacon and fried rosemary crumbled over top. You can serve this just like a dip, with either toasted bread or crackers for dipping. Kind of a spin on the classic “bacon wrapped dates” that everyone loves to bring to a party. It’s bold, flavorful, and such a beautiful dip to serve for any fall or winter holiday. Continue reading “Whipped Goat Cheese with Bacon & Dates”

Polenta Breakfast Platter

Polenta Breakfast Platter with Melted Apples & Greens

What could be better as a weekend breakfast than a fall-inspired polenta breakfast platter with scrambled eggs, crispy bacon, melted apples, and wilted greens?! The polenta is full of cheddar cheese and each bite has flavors of sage and maple running throughout. It’s hearty and comforting, best served with a hot cup of coffee alongside on a very slow, relaxing crisp fall morning! Continue reading “Polenta Breakfast Platter with Melted Apples & Greens”

Caramelized Apple & Bacon Grilled Cheese

Caramelized Apple & Bacon Grilled Cheese

Every season needs a new grilled cheese sandwich, and I couldn’t think of a better combo for fall than this caramelized apple & bacon grilled cheese! Sweet apples sauteed with shallots, maple and herbs, crispy bacon, white cheddar & gruyere cheese…all mounded between two slices of sourdough bread. Cooked in hot butter until golden and melted. It’s the ultimate fall comfort food that everyone is going to LOVE.

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Loaded Smashed Potatoes

Loaded Smashed Potatoes with Bacon & Parmesan

An irresistible side dish to serve alongside all your summer mains – loaded smashed potatoes with bacon & parmesan. Potatoes boiled until tender, smashed, and then baked (or pan-fried) until crisp, topped with a simple sour cream sauce, crispy bacon, lots of scallions + chives, and a very generous sprinkling of freshly grated parmesan cheese. You get a little bit of everything in each bite, with all the rich flavors of a loaded baked potato!

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Grilled Romaine Salad with Caramelized Shallot Vinaigrette

Grilled Romaine Salad with Caramelized Shallot Vinaigrette

A fun twist on your everyday salad: grilled romaine salad with caramelized shallot vinaigrette. Inspired by the flavors that typically accompany a grilled steak, this salad is definitely on the indulgent side. Smoky grilled romaine, fresh arugula, crispy bacon, tangy blue cheese, pan-fried pecans, and a sweet shallot vinaigrette. It’s a bold salad that is perfect for a special occasion.

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close-up shot of mac and cheese with brussels sprouts and bacon breadcrumbs in bowl

Mac and Cheese with Brussels Sprouts & Bacon Breadcrumbs

A cold-weather dinner when you need a cozy, indulgent pasta: mac and cheese with brussels sprouts, kale, and caramelized onions. It’s tossed in a creamy cheddar sauce and topped with bacon breadcrumbs. And it’s kind of the most irresistible mac and cheese that I could ever dream up!

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Roasted Apple Salad

Roasted Apple Salad with Caramelized Shallot Vinaigrette

An unbelievably delicious roasted apple salad for your Thanksgiving menu! Crispy bacon, creamy blue cheese, and olive oil fried pecans give this salad so much rich depth of flavor. It’s sweet & salty, full of texture, and drizzled with a caramelized shallot vinaigrette. One of the best salads that has come out of my kitchen to date! 

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