Smooth, garlicky roasted garlic spinach pesto coats every inch of this summery zucchini ribbon salad and it’s all tossed with tons of juicy cherry tomatoes and shaved Parmesan. So this is typical near-summers-end-behavior for me, you guys. I’m talking all about back-to-school stuff on Monday and today it’s back to summer food. Please, I got […]
These overnight refrigerator bread and butter pickles are made ENTIRELY in the fridge overnight and you won’t believe the amazing sweet, tangy flavors that develop. Make a big batch! This recipe is brought to you courtesy of my mother’s numerous-and-simultaneously-exploding cucumber plants. Right now it’s literally us vs. cukes in a battle to use them […]
This creamy basil roasted tomato soup is pure summer in a bowl! Roasted garden tomatoes, fresh basil, and charred sweet corn pack in so much incredible flavor. Am I breaking any rules by throwing a soup in your face while we’re in the thick of July? If so then so be it. This roasted tomato […]
Fresh peaches and amaretto are a match made in heaven in this SUPER-soft glazed amaretto peach quick bread! Perfect way to use up those summer peaches. I am very into peaches and amaretto liquor hanging out in the same quick bread together, friends. Obviously with glaze. Would I even dare to show up with a […]
This seasonal sweet corn zucchini Parmesan risotto is super-creamy and packed with tender zucchini and fresh sweet corn. Made entirely in one skillet in only 30 minutes!
Heeeeeey, we needed a killer risotto for the summer and today is that day it happens!!
Or one of those days I just eat dinner straight outta the pan. Because of the whole “killer amazing” factor.
Pardon my obsession with the best rice dish in the entire world? Risotto will always be my first rice love, no questions asked.
Juicy strawberries and tangy kiwi are the perfect match in these refreshing strawberry kiwi agua fresca cocktails. Make a huge pitcher for the perfect night of summer sipping! Woohoo to summer Fridays!!! And pitchers upon pitchers of sip-all-evening strawberry kiwi agua fresca cocktails! Pitcher(s) is what I meant of course. These are seriously the most […]
Crispy, rustic cornmeal waffles are topped with the BEST homemade strawberry preserves for the best summer breakfast you’ll ever have. Ahhhhh yesssssss……the classic, nostalgic summer breakfast we all desperately need up our summer sleeves. (who wears sleeves in the summer?) Let’s just say that these cornmeal waffles are the one trick you need in your […]
The easiest weekend party sipper ever! These sparkling watermelon lime margarita slushies are quick to blend up and the best use for any leftover watermelon! Let the long Labor Day weekend commence!! And obviously I brought a drink to celebrate. And to sip gulp. Because today’s drink is about 80% watermelon and I don’t know […]
Grilled salmon and juicy heirloom tomatoes are covered in an INSANELY flavorful avocado chimichurri sauce for an easy, healthy, and flavor-packed summer dinner! Nothing’s beating those end-of-summer dinners right now, guys. Grilled salmon with THE most gorgeous heirloom tomatoes is making certain of that. Also chimichurri sauce but that’s probably obvious. The fact that I’m […]
These creamy, refreshing key lime pie cheesecake bars are a DEAD ringer for key lime pie and you won’t believe they’re made completely in the freezer! All the basic end of summer feels wrapped up in these key lime cheesecake bars, you guys. Since obviously we had to do SOMETHING summery x1000 before charging headfirst […]
Juicy charred tomatoes, soft mozzarella cheese, and tons of flavorful lemon basil dressing make this spaghetti salad the ultimate summer side that you’ll find yourself making again and again. Salad #230498 of the summer has just arrived, y’all. And I’m gonna assume/hope/pray that we’re all not sad about that? FYI, I’m eating this spaghetti until […]
These mini-sized peach hand pies are packed full of juicy fresh peach filling and you won’t BELIEVE how easy they are to throw together at a moment’s notice!—Kids will demolish these hand pies! Or adults will demolish these with little regard to the fact that these hand pies are technically kid food. Technically all kid food needs […]
Love caramel macchiatos from the coffee shop? This creamy coffee ice cream is going to be your new summer addiction.—Tons of coffee flavor and a ribbon of homemade caramel sauce!
So this may very well be THE ice cream of summer 2017, y’all. I kid you not.
For obvious reasons that there is NO beating coffee house drinks in the most ridiculous form of ice cream. <<< so since there's no beating it, you might as well join it and help yourself to only the hugest scoops of caramel macchiato coffee ice cream.
Ridiculous things include A) that caramel swirl all up in your face. ⇓⇓ Stop this freaking insanity.