Brown Sugar Strawberry Shortcakes on a plate

Brown Sugar Strawberry Shortcakes

A classic summer dessert to make all season long: brown sugar strawberry shortcakes. Made special with the addition of rich brown sugar, a little lemon zest, vanilla & almond extracts, homemade strawberry jam and fresh macerated strawberries. There’s just nothing like ending a summer night on this sweet and simple note! Continue reading “Brown Sugar Strawberry Shortcakes”

finished roasted halibut topped with red pepper and olive relish in a baking dish

Roasted Halibut with Red Pepper & Olive Relish

This simple roasted halibut recipe will become your new go-to seafood dinner for a busy weeknight! The fish is seasoned simply and topped with slices of garlic before getting roasted in the oven. Then topped with a zesty, herby relish of roasted red peppers & olives for a bright finish. Just add your favorite easy sides and dinner is complete. Continue reading “Roasted Halibut with Red Pepper & Olive Relish”

finished Maple Roasted Delicata Squash on a plate

Maple Roasted Delicata Squash with Goat Cheese & Savory Granola

Maple roasted delicata squash drizzled with a zesty lime dressing and topped with creamy goat cheese & savory granola. This unique vegetable side dish will add such character to any meal. It’s sweet, savory, a little spicy from the granola, and full of texture! Continue reading “Maple Roasted Delicata Squash with Goat Cheese & Savory Granola”

Spiced Chicken Thighs with garlicky tahini yogurt & pomegranate glazed carrots on a plate

Spiced Chicken Thighs with Garlic Tahini Yogurt

Spiced chicken thighs roasted until golden & crisp, served with pomegranate glazed carrots and a garlic tahini yogurt sauce. It’s a flavor-packed dinner with bold, Middle Eastern inspired ingredients that comes together really easily. You can serve it with a side of rice or simply eat it as is for a light meal. Continue reading “Spiced Chicken Thighs with Garlic Tahini Yogurt”

Balsamic Caramelized Radicchio

Balsamic Caramelized Radicchio with Grapes & Gorgonzola

A simple side dish for your Christmas menus: balsamic caramelized radicchio with grapes & gorgonzola. The radicchio is pan-seared in olive oil then roasted with red onions and balsamic vinegar until tender and caramelized. It gets topped with jammy grapes, tangy gorgonzola cheese, and a drizzle of honey. Something a little different than a traditional side dish, that’s just as tasty as it is beautiful! Continue reading “Balsamic Caramelized Radicchio with Grapes & Gorgonzola”

Apple Butter and Melted Brie Tart

Apple Butter and Melted Brie Tart

A Thanksgiving appetizer that’s as impressive as it is simple to make: apple butter and melted brie tart. You can use your favorite store-bought apple butter or if you’ve got the time, make my homemade (and extremely delicious) recipe. It’s slathered over puff pastry and then topped with slices of brie, fresh apple, bacon, and thyme. The tart gets baked until golden, cut into pieces, and served! Continue reading “Apple Butter and Melted Brie Tart”

Skirt Steak Tacos with Charred Tomato Salsa

Skirt Steak Tacos with Charred Tomato Salsa

Sharing these simple skirt steak tacos with charred tomato salsa & avocado crema to celebrate the final couple days of summer! I’d say these are quintessential tacos, with everything you need and nothing you don’t. The salsa is fresh and smoky, the creamy avocado is full of bright flavor, the steak is juicy and tender, and the queso fresco finishes things off with a salty bite. Full of classic flavors and really easy to whip up…these are the most delicious weeknight tacos! Continue reading “Skirt Steak Tacos with Charred Tomato Salsa”

Tomatoes & Burrata with Crispy Shallot Vinaigrette

Tomatoes & Burrata with Crispy Shallot Vinaigrette

The simplest dish to savor the end of summer: tomatoes & burrata with crispy shallot vinaigrette. Beautiful heirloom tomatoes, creamy burrata cheese, crispy shallots & garlic, a really flavorful vinaigrette, and lots of fresh herbs. Serve it with toasted bread alongside for the most show-stopping appetizer or side dish. It’s a unique take on a simple tomato salad that you can serve with just about any summer meal! Continue reading “Tomatoes & Burrata with Crispy Shallot Vinaigrette”

Grilled Zucchini with Ricotta

Grilled Zucchini with Ricotta & Caper Vinaigrette

An easy summer side dish that’s bursting with flavor: grilled zucchini with ricotta & caper vinaigrette. Sliced zucchini grilled until slightly charred and tender, topped with creamy ricotta cheese, a tangy caper-walnut vinaigrette, and lots of fresh basil. It’s absolutely irresistible, so simple to make, and would be such a tasty addition to any summer cookout! Continue reading “Grilled Zucchini with Ricotta & Caper Vinaigrette”