Hasselback Strawberries

I feel like summer is almost here! All the fresh herbs and produce popping up at the store has me all excited. I loooove me some basil and thought this was a fresh twist on a traditional caprese salad with some inspiration from hasselback potatoes. You’ll need: Fresh Strawberries Fresh Basil Fresh Mozzarella Balsamic vinegar … Continue reading

Chocolate, Brie and Basil Panini

I got creative with paninis again. Really just love a grilled sandwich, although this is more like a dessert… You’ll need: Bread (I used sourdough) Brie cheese Chocolate (milk or dark) Fresh Basil Butter Butter your bread! Slice the Brie. I left the rind on, personal preference. Heat up the panini maker! You can also … Continue reading

Cilantro Pesto

I love love love pesto. And spicy food but that’s nothing new. So when I came across a recipe for cilantro pesto, I knew I had to try it. You’ll need: Cilantro Basil Garlic (all chopped) Olive oil Kosher salt Parmesan Your favorite noodle, I had macaroni so macaroni it was! In a food processor … Continue reading

Spicy Italian Dipping Sauce

I wasn’t really sure what to call this yummy concoction, so I’ll take your suggestions. Basically, this what you get when you sit down at an Italian restaurant. I love bread and olive oil with balsamic vinegar and cracked pepper. Adding this pesto-y herb blend really takes it up a notch. I could literally make … Continue reading

Asian Noodle Soup

I definitely enjoy Asian, Thai, Chinese, Japanese… ok maybe I just really like all food. However, cooking Asian food has always intimidated me but this recipe is super easy and a great way to change it up in the kitchen. Asian Noodles: I used “instant rice noodles” Chopped: zucchini, red bell pepper and carrots Fresh … Continue reading

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