french onion stuffing in a baking dish

French Onion Stuffing

This french onion stuffing is a must for your holiday menus! It’s a simple recipe that feeds a crowd, with all of the decadent, savory flavors of french onion soup. There’re caramelized onions running throughout the dish, lots of warming herbs, and of course plenty of melted gruyère cheese. Continue reading “French Onion Stuffing”

Roasted Honeynut Squash Feta Dip on a plate

Roasted Honeynut Squash Feta Dip

A new holiday appetizer to add to your menus: roasted honeynut squash feta dip. It’s a sweet & salty dip that highlights the seasonal squash. A honey pecan topping adds a little heat and crunch, and makes for an extremely festive-looking dip. Serve it for Thanksgiving to start the feast on a very tasty note! Continue reading “Roasted Honeynut Squash Feta Dip”

Cheesy Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip in a skillet

Cheesy Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip

There’s nothing quite like a cheesy baked spinach artichoke dip hot and bubbling out of the oven, with plenty of toasted bread or crackers for dipping. It’s a really simple recipe that hits all of the right flavor notes and is highly addicting. Everyone will love this as a game day or holiday appetizer! Continue reading “Cheesy Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip”

Roasted Grape Toast with Whipped Ricotta

Roasted Grape Toast with Honey Whipped Ricotta

Sharing a simple roasted grape toast with honey whipped ricotta that’s a great no-fuss appetizer for any fall dinner. Grapes roasted until sweet & bubbling, then spooned onto a piece of toast that’s been topped with creamy ricotta cheese. Flavors of honey, olive oil, and black pepper run throughout. And roasted hazelnuts add a rich crunch right on top. It’s a swoon-worthy toast that’s minimal in ingredients…one you can easily whip up for a dinner party. Continue reading “Roasted Grape Toast with Honey Whipped Ricotta”

Marinated Stone Fruit Caprese Salad

Marinated Stone Fruit Caprese Salad

There’s nothing like a sweet & savory marinated stone fruit caprese salad to celebrate summer! The fruit is tossed with red wine vinegar, honey, olive oil, and plenty of herbs. After a quick marinade, it’s all spooned over creamy buffalo mozzarella cheese. It’s the quickest “no recipe” kind of recipe to throw together if you need a last minute appetizer or side dish. You can serve it with toasted bread or just eat it as is! Continue reading “Marinated Stone Fruit Caprese Salad”

Watermelon Arugula Salad with Feta

Watermelon Arugula Salad with Feta & Pistachios

The most refreshing watermelon arugula salad with feta & pistachios! Sweet watermelon, peppery arugula, sharp feta cheese, lots of basil and mint, and crunchy pistachios make up this beautiful, delicious salad. Some other fun ingredients like radishes, lime, honey, and red pepper flakes make this a little bit more interesting than your average watermelon salad! Continue reading “Watermelon Arugula Salad with Feta & Pistachios”

Marinated Tomato Toast

Marinated Tomato Toast with Creme Fraiche & Herbs

This last-minute easy appetizer is exactly what you need to start a summer meal: marinated tomato toast with creme fraiche & herbs. Thick slices of fresh bread toasted in olive oil, then topped with a swoosh of creme fraiche and a mound of herb and vinegar marinated cherry tomatoes. I’d say it’s the definition of summer in a bite! Continue reading “Marinated Tomato Toast with Creme Fraiche & Herbs”

Summer Mezze Platter

Summer Mezze Platter with Yogurt Marinated Lamb Skewers

Sharing a summer mezze platter with yogurt marinated American lamb skewers today! This is the ultimate outdoor feast, with lots of flavorful recipes and ingredients making up this festive spread. And of course, the star of the show is the grilled lamb. It’s marinated in a turmeric spiced yogurt mixture and grilled over hot flames until juicy & tender. Continue reading “Summer Mezze Platter with Yogurt Marinated Lamb Skewers”

Charred Eggplant Dip

Charred Eggplant Dip with Toasted Sesame Chili Oil

A smoky charred eggplant dip (or “baba ganoush”) drizzled with toasted sesame chili oil and fresh herbs. It’s an incredibly flavorful dip that makes for the perfect easy appetizer to a Mediterranean summer meal. Serve it with warm pita bread for dipping and a very generous drizzle of that chili oil! Continue reading “Charred Eggplant Dip with Toasted Sesame Chili Oil”

Spring Toast

Spring Toast Three Ways

Spring toast three different ways, each one involving a really delicious combination of flavors. The bread is toasted in olive oil until golden brown, then loaded with simple toppings. We’ve got a jam & prosciutto ricotta toast, avocado toast with browned butter sesame seeds, and burrata toast with radishes and arugula pesto! Continue reading “Spring Toast Three Ways”