Scallop crudo is an elegant, light start to any meal! Thinly slice raw sea scallops, then serve with a simple marinade of lime juice, soy sauce, olive oil, and ginger. Top with Thai chilies, fresh chives, and flaky sea salt. GF, DF
The crab cake benedict is the king of all breakfast dishes! Toasted English muffins, homemade Baltimore crab cakes, perfect poached eggs, and an easy hollandaise sauce made right in a blender. A seriously luxurious brunch that will leave your guests speechless. Instructions included for how to make almost everything ahead of time and easily reheat.
This refreshing and light tomato and onion salad comes together in minutes and is a great summer side dish alongside breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The marinade is equal parts extra virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar, and intensifies as it sits. GF, DF, V.
Pan seared halibut gets a major upgrade from a spicy chili garlic oil that gives the fish a serious kick. Serve with fresh herbs, lime wedges, and thinly sliced chilis. An easy weeknight dinner or celebratory meal!
When you're craving diner-style breakfast potatoes, make these fried potatoes and onions! Parboil the potatoes, then get 'em all crispy in a cast iron skillet. Season with garlic, paprika, then serve with a couple of fried eggs for the complete diner experience. Brunch goals at home!
This quick and simple antipasto salad is loaded with Italian cold cuts, fresh mozzarella cheese, marinated veggies, olives, and then tossed with a seriously flavorful Italian vinaigrette. You'll love this no cook recipe for summer cookouts, picnics, or easy meal prep. Serve mixed with potatoes or pasta for a summer salad that guests will fight over! GF
If you've been searching for the absolute best chicken salad recipe, look no further than pecan chicken salad! It's loaded with sweet, juicy grapes, crunchy pecans, poppy seeds, and lots of fresh herbs. The dressing is made from a mix of Greek yogurt and mayonnaise, making it a healthier twist on the classic. Use a store-bought rotisserie chicken to make this quickly and no-cook. You'll serve this at every summer cookout or barbecue!
This light, summery pappardelle pasta beautifully highlights the best ingredients of the season: fresh corn, blistered cherry tomatoes, and a luscious basil cream sauce! Serve with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and cracked black pepper. Thick, creamy, and easily adaptable to be dairy-free. Calling it now, this is the pasta of summer!
This is our go-to house salad recipe, which we serve almost weekly (and is infinitely adaptable)! It features baby arugula, fresh summer raspberries, creamy goat cheese, marcona almonds, and a sprinkle of fresh dill. Toss with rich, sweet balsamic vinegar then serve. A perfect side salad to accompany any lunch or dinner entrée!
If you can get your hands on fresh wild ramps, homemade ramp pesto is an absolute must! It's got a vibrant garlic and spring onion flavor that pairs well with Pecorino Romano cheese and nutty walnuts. Add basil and lemon for freshness (and to cut back on the garlic flavor). Mix into pasta or serve with your favorite grilled proteins and roasted vegetables. Freezer-friendly!
Would I rather win the lottery or stumble upon ramps at the farmer's market? Ramps, obviously! With a short season of just 3 weeks per year, make the most of any wild leeks you find by making quick pickled ramps. Their spring onion and garlicky flavor is the perfect addition to many savory dishes, while the remaining brine can be used in salad dressings. Quick, easy, and so flavorful!
The refreshing southside cocktail is made from muddled fresh mint, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, and dry gin. Shake with ice, then top with club soda for bubbles! Light, effervescent and delicious on a warm spring or summer day!