Cherry tomato confit with garlic, shallots, and fresh herbs is the appetizer on repeat that I've made every single week of summer. With less than 5 minutes of prep time (YES, REALLY!), this dish cooks itself with practically no effort on your part and will become the star of your table. What is confit? Confit cooking is a French method of preserving food in which ingredients are cooked slowly, typically in their own fat. For instance,...
Follow these 6 simple tips to achieve the perfect stress-free, yet elegant summer picnic! My favorite way to dine outside? Cheese and fruit boards, of course! Is there anything more magical than spending an afternoon dining al fresco in summer when we've still got an abundance of daylight? I'm sharing my top 6 tips for pulling off an easy summer picnic, including a list of must-haves that you won't want to forget. The perfect summer picnic is easier...
Grilled s'mores crostini are easy to make and even easier to eat! The crispy grilled bread is the perfect vessel for melted chocolate, roasted marshmallows, and graham cracker crumbs. You'll never want to make s'mores any other way! Can you make s'mores on the grill? YES! A resounding yes! I am so, so happy to be sharing this s'mores recipe with you because I firmly believe it is the best option for your summer cookout...
Grilled lobster tails and clams are the fastest, easiest way to serve simple, straightforward seafood all summer long. Guys, I am here to share with you that the best way to cook lobster tails and clams is on a grill. Whether you're cooking on gas, charcoal, or (my favorite!) a smoker, such as Traeger, the only thing you need other than the seafood is olive oil, salt, and pepper. Melted butter is optional, but so so...
This blueberry ice cream is swirled with homemade blueberry pie filling and studded with chunks of pie crust. It tastes just like blueberry pie! In case there was any doubt, summer is here! It's in full swing, rearing its hot, humid, sweaty self at every opportunity. I, for one, am not complaining. And I don't know about you, but I'm planning to celebrate with blueberry ice cream. I'm fairly certain that this alone encapsulates the...
Jammy blueberry puree runs through the middle of this blueberry streusel coffee cake, and the crumble topping is incredibly rich and buttery. So good! Blueberry season is almost upon us! Now of course we could go the normal route and simply eat the berries straight off the bush — trust me, there will be plenty of that, especially if my children are involved in the picking process — but personally, I love cooking and baking with blueberries....
Black bean burgers. We've all had them, and we've all sighed in exasperated disappointment after taking that first bite. These are different. They're epic (not an exaggeration). Like, forget craving beef burgers, you will legit want to make these for the sake of eating them over and over again. Food Advertising by And for what it's worth, beef burgers are high up on my list of foods that I simply would not, could not live without....
Amidst all the craziness that comes along with the end of the school year and extracurricular activities (dance recitals, final t-ball games, saying goodbye to teachers you've come to love), I'm trying to find the joy. And as it turns out, lemon poppyseed muffins bring me a great deal of joy. I don't know why, but I tend to shy away from desserts with poppyseed. It is first and foremost part of a very important lineup...
These mini blueberry galettes are best served piping hot with a generous scoop of ice cream. This is the easiest, tastiest fresh blueberry dessert you'll make all summer! The unofficial start of summer is here! Bring on lazy summer nights spent grilling on the patio, searching for fireflies at sunset with the kids, and hoping that even though it'll set us back over $20, the ice cream truck comes rolling down our street every single...
NO BAKE key lime cheesecake parfaits are the absolute quickest, tastiest dessert of summer! Graham cracker crumbs are layered between cool and creamy key lime cheesecake filing. Absolute heaven! Helloooo, grilling season! I realize that's a confusing way to start a post about a dessert that isn't even grilled, but bear with me. Is there anything more summer appropriate than a huge slice of key lime pie on an otherwise unbearably hot day? Luckily, yes. Key lime...
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