Category: Appetizers & Sides

Puff Pastry Sausages in a Blanket

Puff Pastry Sausages in a Blanket

Puff Pastry Sausages in a Blanket are an addictive appetizer perfect for entertaining, that come together and disappear quickly! A quick detour from clean and healthy because…the super bowl. Super Bowl to me is basically a party for comfort food (aside from the game). I […]

Creamiest Mashed Potatoes

Creamiest Mashed Potatoes

The Creamiest Mashed Potatoes made simple and boosted with flavors of sea salt, cracked pepper, butter, and chive.  Here’s another side dish to add to your Christmas table! If my previous post was about glorifying fresh produce, this one may be the antithesis. Straight up […]

Brown Butter & Thyme Roasted Carrots

Brown Butter & Thyme Roasted Carrots

Brown Butter & Thyme Roasted Carrots is a simple approach to beautifully browned carrots with dramatic flavor of garlic, thyme, and deep brown butter. Throughout the holidays, side dishes are king. Primarily side dishes that are heavy or carb loaded, like mashed potatoes, mac and […]

Loaded Potato Skins

Loaded Potato Skins

Make these beloved Loaded Potato Skins for an easy & classically American appetizer, perfect for game day that will compete with any frozen version! I love being able to remake things at home that you normally only get as a restaurant appetizer or in the […]

Tortellini Pasta Salad

Tortellini Pasta Salad

September is here, but summer is hardly over, especially not in DC where it’s already 90 degrees at 9am. So because of that, I’m giving you a new summer recipe to try instead of forcing you into pumpkin spice mode like every brand in the […]

Loaded Skillet Nachos

Loaded Skillet Nachos

My cast iron skillet is my favorite pan to use because aside from the crazy sear you get on meat & vegetables – it makes me feel cool.  There’s no logical explanation for this, there’s just something about it. I made these loaded nachos on […]

Chicken Wings

Chicken Wings

From the kickoff of football season to the Super Bowl, I am excessively making these chicken wings. I should actually make them year-round, but there’s something special about saving them for football season as my fiancé Tom and I are huge football fans. We couldn’t […]

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