Appetizers

  • Chicken Milanese with Green Apple Salad

    Chicken Milanese with Green Apple Salad

    Three words: breaded chicken cutlets. They've been a part of my weeknight recipe repertoire for as long as I can remember. As a child, I knew them as "Little Guys," a see…

    • 30 Minutes
    • Easy
  • Asparagus and Egg Tart with Goat Cheese

    Asparagus and Egg Tart with Goat Cheese

    I'm always on the hunt for ways to host a better brunch, from kicking up my cocktail game to bacon-izing breakfast pastries. But more often than not, when it comes to maximi…

    • 50 Minutes
  • Cheesy Asparagus Pesto Pasta

    Cheesy Asparagus Pesto Pasta

    I've made pesto out of just about every ingredient you can imagine. Basil pesto? Check. Kale pesto? Check. Jalapeño pesto? Check. And now I've got one more to add to the pa…

    • 27 Minutes
    • Easy
  • The Art of the Charcuterie Plate

    The Art of the Charcuterie Plate

    Calling all meat and cheese lovers! Need inspiration for assembling the ultimate charcuterie spread? Check out my latest feature on KitchenAid's blog, The Kitchenthusiast, w…

  • Greek Pasta Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

    Greek Pasta Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

    Move over, macaroni and cheese. Warmer weather means your piping hot gooeyness is no longer the pasta du jour in my home. Instead, I'm embracing the crisp, cool allure of yo…

    • 190 Minutes
    • Easy
  • Bruschetta Pizza with Balsamic Syrup

    Bruschetta Pizza with Balsamic Syrup

    I’ve got big news today. Hang on to your chefs’ hats, folks. I’m launching a new perfume line called Eau de Bruschetta Pizza. Call me crazy, but something tells me I…

    • 35 Minutes
  • Artichoke Flatbread

    Artichoke Flatbread

    By the time the weekend rolls around, my fridge is usually packed with random leftover odds and ends from a week's worth of recipe development and testing. What survives pas…

    • Healthy
  • Marinated Goat Cheese with Fresh Herbs

    Marinated Goat Cheese with Fresh Herbs

    Cheese, herbs, olive oil. What more could you need to get your next party started? This three-ingredient stroke of appetizer genius was another key takeaway from the cooking…

    • 5 Minutes
  • Creamy Edamame and Pea Hummus

    Creamy Edamame and Pea Hummus

    Quick site update! In my constant quest to better serve your cooking and entertaining needs,  I'll now be posting on Mondays and Thursdays, rather than Wednesdays and Frida…

    • 15 Minutes
    • Healthy
  • Tips for the Best Homemade Potato Chips

    Tips for the Best Homemade Potato Chips

    March Madness is in full swing, which means gameday snacking is nearing its seasonal peak. While chicken wings, nachos, pizza and soft pretzels are bound to fire up the crow…


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