appetizers and snacks
This is a decadent tart that highlights the season’s best mushrooms on a flaky creme fraiche and butter pastry. The dough is baked until puffed and golden, then the tart shells are topped with tangy goat cheese, fresh thyme and crispy roasted mushrooms.
Sweet, spiced pickled watermelon rinds make a delicious and thrifty summer snack. The sweet, tender rinds are bursting with tart apple cider vinegar and the warmth of cloves, cinnamon and peppercorns. Don’t throw away your watermelon rind— these quick pickles will become your new favorite summer tradition!
Delicate, tender fava beans and lemony ricotta are slathered on ciabatta toasts and sprinkled with shards of crispy, salty prosciutto. This simple recipe highlights fresh fava beans and the bright flavors of spring.
Squash blossoms are stuffed with an herbed ricotta filling, coated in a light batter, and quickly fried for a crispy, crunchy, salty Spring snack. Delicate blossoms, fried and stuffed-- there's no better way to enjoy these gems of Spring.
If you're looking for a party appetizer, or just an excuse to pop the bubbly that's in your fridge, this is the recipe for you! They're easy to prep, they can be assembled quickly, and they have an air of elegance about them that is perfect for a special occasion. These salty, crunchy, creamy, briny crostini will become your go-to appetizer for parties and friends!