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Roasted Tomato Crostini with Walnut Almond Pesto and Goat Cheese

Take advantage of summer’s colorful and delicious produce and make this Roasted Tomato Crostini with Walnut Almond Pesto and Goat Cheese. Crostini is a great summer appetizer to serve while sitting out on the patio in the evening. Re-sharing from the archives because we have tons of cherry tomatoes and fresh basil growing in our …

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Smashed Potatoes with Parmesan Gremolata

Smashed Potatoes with Parmesan Gremolata are a great winter side dish. Potatoes are a wonderful accompaniment to so many meals. Because of their simplicity, they compliment a wide variety of main dishes: steak, chicken, soup, etc. And they are incredibly easy to cook and serve;  just adding salt, pepper and butter makes them delicious. This …

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Sun Dried Tomato Spinach Pesto + Blendtec

I pulled off the remaining leaves from my three basil plants the other day. It has gotten quite cool here (loving that!), so I didn’t think the plants would be around much longer. We are dipping down to around 40 degrees at night lately. I had just purchased a big container of sun dried tomatoes …

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Caprese Pasta – Submit Your BEST 6 Ingredient Recipe

Can you guess what I love best about summer? I’ll give you a hint. It’s NOT the heat. I love all the fresh, delicious produce that is available and how easy it is to showcase those flavors. You don’t need a complicated recipe to show off ripe, red tomatoes and sweet garden basil. The previous …

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