Appetizers and Sides



Roasted Smashed Potatoes with Pecorino

You can never go wrong with a potato side dish, and these are a perfect addition to go alongside chicken, pork or beef. I used tri-color potatoes, the purple especially adds such a beautiful pop of color that makes this dish so much more fun. Now I would say this is more of an “un-recipe” as there are no exact…
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Fig and Goat Cheese Crostini

Fall is here and so are fresh figs! I’ve seen so many different recipes with figs, but wanted to keep this one light and simple. So to balance out the sweetness of the figs, I decided to combine them with goat cheese and honey. For the goat cheese, I came across a version that was spreadable which was ideal for…
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Tomato Feta Pasta Salad

On my weekly trip to the farmers market, I came across such a great assortment of tri-color cherry tomatoes, I had to pick some up for the weekend. With a beach trip planned, I thought these would be perfect for a pasta salad. The tomatoes combined with fresh basil (also from the farmers market), feta cheese (can’t go wrong with…
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Goat Cheese Stuffed Squash Blossoms

I was recently walking through the Union Square Greenmarket and was so excited to see that one of the vendors had squash blossoms! It took me back to a few years ago where I had fried squash blossoms for the first time out in the city. Such a pretty and delicious treat, so wanted to whip up a batch of…
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