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Maple Bourbon Fall Chutney

Maple Bourbon Fall Chutney

A little smokey, a little boozy and all that depth of flavor combined with deep, rich notes of dried fruits and citrus. Y-U-M!!

Spicy Blue Cheese Shortbread Crackers

Spicy Blue Cheese Shortbread Crackers

I love these spicy blue cheese shortbread crackers! They check all the boxes – spice, salt, heat, and a little flair thanks to the blue cheese! They unexpectedly became the star of my graze board, pairing so well with apples, pears, spicy honey and even a crunchy dill pickle!

Quick Mulled Spice Pickled Veggies

Quick Mulled Spice Pickled Veggies

One of my favorite accessories to a meal or snack is pickled veggies. I love the combination of sour + salty + crunchy + spice. Bonus — they’re so light on calories (which makes me feel good about adding them to every bite!).

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Plum + Apple Chicken and Rice

Plum + Apple Chicken and Rice

Time to bring a little bit of Fall into our menu! This recipe uses some sweet and tart apples & plums to bring seasonal (and delicious) flair to dinnertime!

The BEST Party Dip

The BEST Party Dip

The BEST Party Dip! Who doesn’t need an easy and awesome dip recipe for your snack and graze boards? This recipe is hands down my favorite cheesy dip – and at first bite, you’ll fall in love with it too!

5-ingredient Marinated Olives

5-ingredient Marinated Olives

I’m currently working on a series of recipes entitled “Easy Extras“. This collection is full of simple, handy recipes that take a few store bought items and transform them into the star of your graze board!

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5-Minute Fall-Spiced Candied Nuts

5-Minute Fall-Spiced Candied Nuts

These candied nuts come together in about 5 minutes! The sugary, spiced candy coating has just the right amount of salt and those herbs put the recipe over-the-top. So, so crave-able!

Fresh 7-Herb Pesto

Fresh 7-Herb Pesto

According to the calendar, we’re nearing the end of summer – and my veggie garden knows it. Tomatoes have almost disappeared, squash left me weeks ago, eggplant is out of production and I’ve used up all my carrots, radishes and onions. But my chard and 

Chocolate Orange Brownies

Chocolate Orange Brownies

I’m pretty sure brownies are the world’s most perfect dessert! And this chocolate orange version is my new favorite way to enjoy them. I’ve got one simple trick that’s certain to maximize the orange flavor – and my guess is it involves something you normally throw away!

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Sun-Dried Tomato + Feta Stuffed Mushrooms

Sun-Dried Tomato + Feta Stuffed Mushrooms

There’s something about the combination of feta and sun-dried tomatoes that makes this simple stuffed mushroom recipe so very delicious. And that white wine + cream? As it bakes, the flavors of the dip and parmesan and mushrooms spin around and create the most glorious, creamy sauce.

Brown Butter Sheet Cake with Fluffy Milk Chocolate Buttercream

Brown Butter Sheet Cake with Fluffy Milk Chocolate Buttercream

One of the perks that comes along with being a food writer and instructor is that when it comes to my birthday, I can turn my most favorite flavors into my very own birthday cake. Brown Butter Sheet Cake with Fluffy Milk Chocolate Buttercream – 

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

If you’ve been following along in my Instagram Stories, you’ll know that I’ve been growing several (no less than 20 actually!!) heirloom pepper varieties this season in my home garden. Over the last 10 days, every pepper variety is ripe and ready for harvest. What better way to make use of these glorious, sweet, voluptuous peppers than to make a homemade roasted red pepper hummus?!

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