Month: July 2018

Grilled Peach Crostini with Corn & Burrata

Grilled Peach Crostini with Corn & Burrata

There are a few glorious weeks in the summer when peaches and corn are both in season, and this easy peach crostini is my go to appetizer recipe.  I first tried the flavor combination two years ago at a now sadly closed restaurant in Nashville, […]

Savory Carrot Tarte Tatin

Savory Carrot Tarte Tatin

I finally pulled all of the last of my carrots growing in the garden this weekend.  Knowing they were getting ready to harvest, I had been thinking of recipe inspiration all last week.  I knew I wanted to do something French inspired as carrots are […]

Baked Eggs with Garden Greens and Herbs

Baked Eggs with Garden Greens and Herbs

Anyone else’s garden going crazy right now?  There always hits that point in the middle of the summer when things just seem to take off, and my garden is definitely there now.  Sadly, this is also the time when my greens start to slow down […]

Honeydew Salad with Spicy Herb Dressing

Honeydew Salad with Spicy Herb Dressing

You know how in the summer you tend to make the same salads with slight variation over and over again?  Yea, this spicy honeydew salad is very firmly not one of those salads. This is a salad that’s bright, cool, and crunchy while at the […]

Rustic Italian Panzanella Salad

Rustic Italian Panzanella Salad

One of my favorite ways to experience the culture of a new place when traveling is to take a cooking class.  It’s a great way to pick up some new skills, learn about local ingredients and food customs, and it’s just plain fun. The first […]

Burek – Bosnian Spinach & Feta Pie

Burek – Bosnian Spinach & Feta Pie

By now you’ve probably heard of Croatia as one of the hidden gem destinations you need to add to your bucket list.  Croatia is admittedly wonderful, but the other countries in the Balkans deserve some love too.  Bosnia & Herzegovina in particular with its storied […]

How To Make an Epic Cheese Board

How To Make an Epic Cheese Board

Confession:  I have a cheese board obsession.  I have at least 3 different sets of cheese knives, I have multiple wooden boards for serving, and the cheese drawer of my fridge always contains the proper fixings.  I am not against (and am actually very for) […]

Lemon & Berry Crêpe Cake

Lemon & Berry Crêpe Cake

If you’re looking for a showstopper dessert for a special occasion, you’d be hard pressed to find something more stunning than a crêpe cake.  While it does take some time to make all the crêpes, it’s perfect in that you can make everything in advance […]