Peppermint Bark Popcorn

Peppermint Bark Popcorn Recipe

Do you love peppermint bark?? Honestly, I find myself forgetting about peppermint bark all of the time because there are just so many good things to eat this time of year. And, as you may have noticed, I tend to have tunnel vision for the more main-event style desserts (like the pies and tarts and […]

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Chorizo Nachos with Mango Pico de Gallo

White Cheddar Chorizo Nachos with Mango Pico De Gallo

Chorizo nachos! These are the best. One of my favorites. A year-round source of feasting and a fiesta on a sheet pan. I don’t know about you, but I could eat a troubling number of nachos. An irresponsible amount of nachos. When thinking about the most laid-back of all foods, I can’t think of a […]

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A Guide to Cheese Boards

Assembling a Cheese Board

It’s the time of year for parties and potlucks and gatherings, which, of course, means that cheese boards abound.  I flock to cheese boards whenever they are available. It is my firmly held belief that all occasions are appropriate for a cheese board.  I love that they are easy to prepare ahead of time, people […]

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Baked Caramelized Onion Dip

Baked Caramelized Onion Dip

Can we take a minute to talk about caramelized onions? Is there a food more delicious than the caramelized onion? With just a little bit of heat, and a not-so-little-bit of time and butter, the humble onion transforms into golden slivers of goodness with all of the onion flavor and none of the bite. Sweet, […]

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Bruschetta Tart

Tomato season! It’s in full force up here in the midwest, which means BLT’s, caprese salad, and ALL THE bruschetta. I’m convinced there’s nothing better than homemade bruschetta at the height of tomato season: garlic, basil, tomatoes, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar piled high on crusty, fresh bread. It’s the best of summer all in […]

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Homemade Boursin

I’d like to introduce to you my new favorite thing. Homemade Boursin. It’s the easiest, quickest, most crowd-pleasing appetizer I’ve ever made. Perfect for holidays, parties, and any kind of get-together where food is appreciated. Boursin has serious fans. And for good reason. It’s a mild, soft cheese with all the herby, garlicy goodness you’ve […]

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