Today’s recipe puts the spotlight on za’atar, my latest spice blend addiction! Za’atar’s woodsy, nutty, tangy flavor is the perfect complement to salty olives and bright lemon juice.
Sauces, Dips, & Spreads
This smoked salmon dip might just be the easiest holiday appetizer ever – and it’s incredibly good for you too! No cooking, baking, or resting required, just chop it all up and mix together.
Celebrating the love triangle of beer-pretzels-cheese by turning it into a full meal! Pretzel-breaded chicken is baked to crispy perfection and drizzled with warm melty beer cheese for a rich, comforting dinner.
Yes, your morning deserves buttermilk biscuits smothered in spicy-sweet compound butter! Everyone already loves butter-and-honey-drizzled biscuits, but adding a rich, spiced hint of heat takes it to the next level.
The only downside to Colorado’s gloriously chilly fall weather right now – which I am loving – is that the two o’clock slump gets extra rough. It’s easy to power through that comfort-food craving when the sun is beating down, but something about overcast skies and wearing a sweater just makes me want to snack on warm,
Spoiler alert: homemade hot sauces are incredibly easy! Toasted sesame and fried garlic give a deep, nutty richness to this super-spicy oil.
Finally sharing my most-requested recipe! This is a straightforward, easy recipe for crowd-pleasing guacamole that is always the first to disappear at a party.
Growing up in an Italian-American family, I thought everyone’s fridge had a big gallon jar of spicy pickled vegetables – what else do you pull out when you’re hungry but dinner isn’t ready yet? It wasn’t until I was older that I realized most of my friends had no idea what I was talking about.
Have you had clams casino? Open-faced fresh clams are steamed in white wine and butter, heaped with buttery bacon breadcrumbs, and broiled to perfection.
Currently obsessing over this too-easy spread that I’ve made twice in the past few days! Like so many good things this is almost too simple: simmering jalapenos in raspberry jam and spreading it over cream cheese and devouring with pretzels.