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”

Sweet Potato Cakes

Sweet Potato Cakes with Dill Yogurt Sauce

Simple sweet potato cakes to kick off the weekend! Grated sweet potatoes mixed with eggs, scallions, and smoked paprika…pan-fried until crisp and served with a lemony dill yogurt sauce. These are such a great springtime appetizer, snack, or side dish made with very minimal ingredients! Continue reading “Sweet Potato Cakes with Dill Yogurt Sauce”

Overnight Cinnamon Rolls

Overnight Cinnamon Rolls with Mascarpone Icing

The quintessential Christmas morning breakfast: overnight cinnamon rolls with mascarpone icing. Decadent, buttery rolls filled with the sweetest brown sugar & cinnamon filling. They’re stored in the fridge overnight so that come Christmas morning, they’re ready to bake until golden brown and fluffy. Topped with a simple icing and made special with creamy mascarpone cheese. It’s the most comforting breakfast recipe that everyone will love…plus, your kitchen will smell absolutely amazing! Continue reading “Overnight Cinnamon Rolls with Mascarpone Icing”

Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookie Sandwiches

Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookie Sandwiches with Raspberry Jam

Festive shortbread cookie sandwiches filled with sweet raspberry jam, dipped in milk chocolate, and topped with almonds and sprinkles! These snowflake Christmas cookies are so much fun to make, and of course even more delicious to eat. They’re really simple and versatile, too, with lots of decorating options to get creative with! Continue reading “Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookie Sandwiches with Raspberry Jam”