appetizers and snacks
Oven roasted summer tomatoes are incredibly flavorful and concentrated from the low and slow roasting. In this recipe, I’ll show you how to make the slow roasted tomatoes and I also include a quick tomato toast recipe that you can whip up right away.
This flatbread is the epitome of spring. A chewy, charred flatbread is topped with sweet creamy ricotta, peppery greens and crunchy vegetables for a light and filling spring meal.
A simple, incredibly delicious way to prepare fresh artichokes. Dip the tender leaves and charred edges in the creamy chive sauce for a spring appetizer you’ll crave all season long!
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!