Appetizers

Savory Watermelon Salad

Savory Watermelon Salad

It’s time to get grown-up about your summer watermelon. Melon salads that aren’t all the way sweet and aren’t all the way savory are all the rage right now, and I am here for it. We already dipped our toes into these waters with the […]

Garden Zucchini Fritters

Garden Zucchini Fritters

The first time I ever grew zucchini in the garden at our house, I was amazed out how quickly and easily the plant grew. It’s a plant that you start by directly sowing the seed into the ground, not by starting the plant indoors first […]

Marinated Peach and Tomato Salad

Marinated Peach and Tomato Salad

In Tennesse, peak summer produce has finally started to arrive. If you follow along with me on Instagram you may have seen my epic haul from the farmers market yesterday – I went a little crazy and came home with tomatoes, peaches, beans, zucchini, edamame, […]

Sesame Miso Shishito Peppers

Sesame Miso Shishito Peppers

There are few things I enjoy more than slow Saturday mornings spent perusing a farmer’s market. They are my favorite place to find unique ingredients. And if I find myself in a cooking rut, they spark creativity in a way no Pinterest perusing or cookbook […]

Mediterranean Avocado Dip

Mediterranean Avocado Dip

So, picture this – you’re moving to a totally different country to pursue a new job. Everything feels so incredibly different. Family and friends aside, what are the things you miss the most about your life at home right now? Is it your bed? Your […]

Garlic Scape & Spring Onion Focaccia

Garlic Scape & Spring Onion Focaccia

So, if you have Netflix and are even remotely interested in eating or cooking food, I’m guessing you’re very familiar with the series Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat. It’s the Netflix series that follows the same format as the cookbook from Samin Nosrat that focuses on […]

Prosciutto with Melon

Prosciutto with Melon

There are things in this food world that just go together. Bread and butter. Peanut butter and jelly. Tomato and basil. Nutella and banana. Cheese and wine. Milk and cookies. I could go on and on, but instead, I’ll leave you with one pairing that […]

Honeyed Burrata Toasts

Honeyed Burrata Toasts

Odd tidbit about me: when I was younger I really hated melted mozzarella cheese. You know, like the melted mozzarella cheese that is a key component of pizza? Didn’t like it. I would take the mozzarella cheese off of my pizza and eat saucy bread […]

How To:  Make Homemade Labneh

How To: Make Homemade Labneh

Making cheese yourself sounds really hard, right? Sounds like it would be a lot of work, you’d need some fancy equipment or ingredients, and it probably wouldn’t be worth the effort, right? Wrong, my friends! Enter homemade labneh. I bet you have all the things […]

Spanish Orange & Olive Salad

Spanish Orange & Olive Salad

Spanish food doesn’t get all the same love that other Mediterranean food does. From my experience in the US at least, we idolize the Mediterranean cuisine of France and Italy, we exoticize Mediterranean food of Morocco and Greece, and we kind of forget about ALL […]

Easy Tzatziki & Za’atar Roasted Naan

Easy Tzatziki & Za’atar Roasted Naan

Hummus is the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dip that gets all the glory, but I’m here to advocate for a place at the table for yogurt dips too. For the purposes of right now, I’m talking about Greek tzatziki sauce – that undeniably fresh and […]

Simple Roasted Baby Carrots

Simple Roasted Baby Carrots

I no doubt get my best recipe inspirations from trips to farmers markets or early morning strolls in my garden. There’s something about finding an ingredient that’s fresh at its peak that makes me so excited to get cooking. With my garden still dormant for […]