Starters

Melon and Mozzarella Salad

Melon and Mozzarella Salad

Melon and Mozzarella SaladIngredients1 cantaloupe, halved and de-seeded 8 oz medium-sized (Ciliegine) Mozzarella balls 3 oz arugula 4 basil leaves4 mint leavesDressing 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp champagne vinegar (white wine vinegar can be substituted)...

White Bean and Mint Dip

White Bean and Mint Dip

White Bean and Mint DipIngredients3 cups white beans (Cannellini, Northern or other), rinsed and drained 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced zest of 1 large lemon ⅓ cup fresh lemon juice ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil ⅛ cup fresh mint, chopped flaky salt and...

Fresh Tomatoes with Burrata and Pesto

Fresh Tomatoes with Burrata and Pesto

Fresh Tomatoes with Burrata and PestoIngredients2 heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1 or 2 balls Burrata cheese, dried off and sliced 8 cherry tomatoes, halved Pesto Ingredients 2 cups fresh basil leaves (stems removed and packed down)2 tbsp pine nuts 2 cloves garlic ½...

Grilled Peach Goat Cheese Crostini

Grilled Peach Goat Cheese Crostini

Grilled Peach Goat Cheese CrostiniIngredients2 ripe peaches 5 oz goat cheese honey, spicy or regular basil leaves sourdough baguette, sliced 1/2 inch thickDirectionsHeat a grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. Slice the peaches in half and remove the pits. Use a...

Guacamole

Guacamole

GuacamoleIngredients3 avocados, seeded and lightly mashed 1 fresh lime, juiced 3 tbsp red onion, diced2 tbsp jalapeΓ±o, seeded and diced 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped 1 tbsp sour cream or plain full fat greek yogurt 8 cherry tomatoes, quartered ¼ tsp cumin, ground...

Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese

Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese

Roasted Beets with Goat CheeseIngredients3 large beets, peeled 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup goat cheese, crumbled ¼ cup dry roasted pistachio kernels, unsalted 12 tbsp hot honey (such as Red Clay) flaky salt and fresh ground pepper 1 tbsp fresh basil,...

Homemade Pesto

Homemade Pesto

Homemade PestoIngredients2 cups fresh basil leaves (no stems & packed)2 tbsp pine nuts (walnuts can also be used) 2 large garlic cloves ½ cup good extra-virgin olive oil ½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese flaky salt and fresh ground pepper...

Pickled Shrimp

Pickled Shrimp

Pickled ShrimpIngredients1 large sweet or Vidalia onion, thinly sliced 1 lemon, thinly sliced 1 cup apple cider vinegar ¼ cup grapeseed oil¼ cup capers with juices ¾ tsp celery seeds ½ tsp sugar½ tsp salt1 dash of hot sauce 1 ½ lbs cooked...