Category: Recipes

Blistered Shishito Peppers with Spicy Aioli

Blistered Shishito Peppers with Spicy Aioli

These spicy and smoky blistered shishito peppers are a fantastic summer appetizer. They are flavorful and light, which makes them an excellent snack. They make a fun presentation when served on a slate tray. I love this spicy aioli too! It really has a kick […]

Watermelon Margaritas

Watermelon Margaritas

Summer is here and it’s time to have some fun! I know people are planning to celebrate dads and this recipe for watermelon margaritas would be a fun addition to dinner. Temperatures are rising this week and this weekend these margaritas would be the perfect […]

Pesto Pasta with Heirloom Tomatoes

Pesto Pasta with Heirloom Tomatoes

Summer is here and heirloom tomatoes are beginning to appear at local markets. I love the juicy flavor they have and  I enjoy them in simple recipes that are totally approachable for a weeknight meal. This recipe for pesto pasta with heirloom tomatoes screams summer […]

Lemon Thyme Asparagus

Lemon Thyme Asparagus

Asparagus is in season now and comes in the most insane colors these days. We found a beautiful bunch at our local market and chose this recipe for lemon thyme asparagus as the perfect addition to dinner. Searing the lemons adds fantastic flavor. This is […]

Dark Chocolate Berry S’mores

Dark Chocolate Berry S’mores

Summer and s’mores go hand in hand. These dark chocolate berry s’mores are a game-changer. The dark chocolate and rich berry flavor make a classic dessert decadent. It’s just a simple step, but it makes all the difference. You don’t have to have a campfire […]

Baked Blackberry Brie

Baked Blackberry Brie

This Baked Blackberry Brie appetizer is the perfect appetizer for an alfresco dinner party. I love it because the outcome is sweet and savory with a touch of thyme. Fresh blackberries are in season and are a summery addition to the creamy brie. Baking it […]

Aperol Spritzes with Preserved Orange Slices

Aperol Spritzes with Preserved Orange Slices

It’s summer and it’s officially Spritz season again! I love a refreshing cocktail on the weekend and this recipe for classic Aperol Spritzes with Preserved Orange Slices fits the bill. Up your game by garnishing your drink with a preserved orange slice. The process is […]

Spring Salad with Edible Flowers

Spring Salad with Edible Flowers

This spring salad is almost too pretty to eat. If you are looking for a fun and flavorful salad to accompany a light supper, look no further. The combination of baby romaine, strawberries, goat cheese, and candied pecans is delicious. The edible flowers add a […]

Paloma

Paloma

I know everyone is looking forward to the long weekend and celebrating the start of summer! I am excited about the sunshine and warm weather. One of my favorite summer cocktails is a Paloma. This classic recipe is so refreshing on a summer afternoon. You […]

Pineapple Mojitos

Pineapple Mojitos

Do you wish you were at the beach? I really do. I would love to be sitting on the deck at Great Southern, one of my favorite restaurants on the 30a. Their Pineapple Mojitos are such a treat after a long day on the beach. […]