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”
A flavorful side dish for a special spring occasion: charred asparagus with horseradish vinaigrette. Bright green asparagus blanched and then charred in a hot skillet, topped with a peppery horseradish vinaigrette, crispy bacon breadcrumbs, soft-boiled eggs, and fresh dill. It’s the most seasonal recipe I could think of and truly such a delicious one with lots of contrasting flavors and textures.
A savory brunch recipe that will hopefully become your new favorite: shakshuka with feta & avocado salad. Eggs poached right in a spicy red pepper tomato sauce and served with a fresh avocado salad full of feta cheese, greens olives, scallions, and lemon. It’s a bold, flavorful dish that’s beyond simple to make and extremely satisfying. Serve it all with some bread toasted in olive oil for the ultimate spring brunch feast! Continue reading “Shakshuka with Feta & Avocado Salad”
Bringing you the simplest, most flavorful spiced rack of lamb to celebrate Easter! You will absolutely love how easy this dish comes together – racks of lamb rubbed in a bold spice mixture, roasted until juicy & tender, served with a fresh, vibrant citrus salad and a quick creamy yogurt sauce. It’s unique, refreshing, and such a great recipe to serve for any upcoming spring celebration. Continue reading “Spiced Rack of Lamb with Citrus Salad”
Welcoming in the spring months with a fresh new toast recipe that’s bright & herby, but still comforting for the crisp March weather: lemony mushroom mascarpone toast with beans & herbs. Toasted bread, creamy mascarpone cheese, caramelized mushrooms and shallots, butter beans, and lots of flavor from lemon, balsamic vinegar, crushed red pepper, and herbs. Continue reading “Lemony Mushroom Mascarpone Toast with Beans & Herbs”
A simple asparagus pasta made special with creamy whipped ricotta cheese & homemade crispy toasted breadcrumbs. It’s lemony with fresh herb flavor and full of texture. Just the pasta recipe we need as we head into the summer months!
If you need a quick, simple, incredibly delicious dessert for the springtime, this brown sugar strawberry crisp is it! Sweet, juicy strawberries tossed with jam and brown sugar, topped with a buttery oat streusel, baked until golden and bubbling, and served with ice cream melted over top. The BEST.
A fresh springtime vegetable brown butter gnocchi. Soft, pillowy ricotta gnocchi tossed in brown butter and topped with quickly sauteed asparagus and peas. It’s a really fun project that results in a nutty, lemony gnocchi dish bursting with flavor. It’s a great side dish to any main…roast chicken or even seared steak would be perfect.
Sharing a dinner today that I’ve been making over and over again: seared strip steak with crispy potatoes & mustard sauce. It’s a new york strip steak seared simply with kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper, served alongside a mixture of roasted potatoes, asparagus, and radishes, and drizzled with a tangy mustard caper sauce. Great for both weeknight cooking or a special weekend meal.
Excited to share these simple strawberry vanilla bean pancakes with you, just in time for the weekend! It’s a simple pancake batter with rich vanilla bean flavor, poured onto a hot griddle, topped with slices of fresh strawberries, and cooked until golden brown. Serve with warm maple syrup for the best springtime breakfast!