A new take on a traditional holiday side dish: roasted green beans with buttermilk dressing and crispy shallots. The green beans are roasted until tender and slightly charred. The buttermilk dressing is punchy, garlicky, and full of fresh thyme flavor. And the crispy shallots are the perfect classic topping to make these beans extra special. Continue reading “Roasted Green Beans with Buttermilk Dressing”
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”
This vibrant roasted red pepper & walnut dip, known as muhammara, makes for the most delicious Christmas appetizer. It has just enough spice and tons of rich flavor. Full of sweet roasted red peppers, toasted walnuts & grainy bread, bright lemon, tangy pomegranate molasses, and bold spices. It gets pulsed up until creamy and topped with pomegranate seeds and chives. Serve it with toasted pita bread for a festive, flavorful start to your meal. Continue reading “Roasted Red Pepper & Walnut Dip (Muhammara)”
Brussels sprouts have become a staple on every holiday table, so why not make them the very best they can be!? Shaved brussels sprouts with bacon & cider syrup – quickly sautéed sprouts, crispy bacon, caramelized shallot, lots of lemon, crumbled manchego cheese, roasted hazelnuts, and a drizzle of sweet cider syrup. All the best flavors in one side dish!
Festive cranberry & prosciutto ricotta toast for the holiday season! Slices of bread toasted in olive oil, topped with creamy ricotta cheese that’s been flavored with honey and fresh sage, spiced cranberry jam, and salty prosciutto. You could eat this as a sweet and savory breakfast or appetizer! Continue reading “Cranberry & Prosciutto Ricotta Toast”
A roasted brussels sprout salad that combines the very best of fall flavor – earthy brussels sprouts roasted until caramelized and crisp, sweet and slightly spicy honeyed pecans & pumpkin seeds, a fragrant rosemary cider vinaigrette, crisp apples, and sharp white cheddar cheese. It’s a salad that’s special enough to serve for the holidays, but it’s so satisfying that you’ll hopefully want to make it all season long! Continue reading “Roasted Brussels Sprout Salad with Rosemary Cider Vinaigrette”
A special dinner for two: lemon butter scallops with greens and walnuts. Sea scallops are seared until golden brown, served with quickly wilted swiss chard, and topped with the simplest (yet most delicious) lemon butter sauce that’s flavored with a splash of chardonnay, a sweet touch of honey, briny capers, and crunchy walnuts. This dish comes together in no time and is absolutely perfect for a simple Valentine’s Day dinner! Continue reading “Lemon Butter Scallops with Greens & Walnuts”
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”
If there’s one potato dish you need in your life this winter season, it’s these extra cheesy potatoes au gratin. Simple, classic, and oh so comforting. The ideal side dish to add on to your Christmas menus!
Sharing this simple pan-roasted shrimp recipe with a bold paprika lemon butter sauce. Perfect holiday appetizer or side dish. The butter sauce has lots of flavor – caramelized shallots, garlic, tomato paste, smoked paprika, white wine, and lemon. Serve it with fresh herbs on top and lots of toasted bread to soak up all the extra sauce. Continue reading “Pan-Roasted Shrimp with Paprika Lemon Butter Sauce”