{easy} scallion and goat cheese biscuits

These {easy} scallion and goat cheese biscuits are the perfect addition to any meal.  They are dotted with creamy goat cheese and flavorful scallions, but the best part – they take under 60 minutes to make + bake.  Homemade bread has never been so easy!

These {easy} scallion and goat cheese biscuits are the perfect addition to any meal.  They are dotted with creamy goat cheese and flavorful scallions, but the best part - they take under 60 minutes to make + bake.  These biscuits… or muffins, or rolls – whatever category they fall into, are ahhh-mazing!  They have been one of my most requested items from friends and family.  I had them in my baking rotation for such a long time and then somehow, they had slipped out.

These {easy} scallion and goat cheese biscuits are the perfect addition to any meal.  They are dotted with creamy goat cheese and flavorful scallions, but the best part - they take under 60 minutes to make + bake.  I was recently reminded of them when a friends said, “For my birthday, instead of a cake can you just make me a bunch of those goat cheese biscuits?”.  Well, you can’t say no to that. [Read More…]

fresh blueberry and cranberry sauce

This super easy fresh blueberry and cranberry sauce is a perfect twist to the classic Thanksgiving dinner must-have.  It’s sweet and tart without being too much of either, takes only five ingredients and can be made days ahead to lighten your cooking load.  My favorite part – the squeeze of fresh lemon juice.  It give it that extra zing and brightness canned cranberry sauce will never have.

Fresh Cranberry and Blueberry SauceCranberry sauce is one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving dinner.  I love the tartness and the pop of flavor it brings to the table.  It’s a good complement to everything that is on your plate – mashed potatoes, stuffing, turkey, rolls, green beans – I could go on and on (because there is more food on my plate than that!).

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tart cherry and balsamic glazed green beans

Fresh green beans flash cooked and topped with a tart cherry and balsamic reduction sauce – with hints of shallot and brown sugar, this glaze will turn anyone into a green bean lover.  Oh, and it’s topped with bacon.

Fresh green beans flash cooked and topped with a tart cherry and balsamic reduction sauce - with hints of shallot and brown sugar, this glaze will turn anyone into a green bean lover.  Oh, and it's topped with bacon.Remember when I told you that I didn’t like brussels sprouts when I was a kid in this post – well, I HATED green beans.  I remember one of the only times my mom said I had to finish something on my plate or I couldn’t get up from the table, and it was green beans!

If you know anything about me, it that I don’t like to be told what to do. So what didn’t end up in the floor for my golden retriever to eat, was spit in my napkin.  Nice try mom.

Fresh green beans flash cooked and topped with a tart cherry and balsamic reduction sauce - with hints of shallot and brown sugar, this glaze will turn anyone into a green bean lover.  Oh, and it's topped with bacon. [Read More…]

s’more pie

This decadent dessert starts with a graham cracker crust, is filled with a super chocolatey, ultra creamy middle and is finished with toasted marshmallows to make your favorite childhood treat into an elegant and delicious pie.

This decadent dessert starts with a graham cracker crust, is filled with a super chocolatey, ultra creamy middle and is finished with toasted marshmallows to make your favorite childhood treat into an elegant and delicious pie.I love s’mores!  I don’t know who couldn’t like toasted a marshmallow and sandwiching it between chocolate and graham crackers.  That first bite when the chocolate just starts to melt and starts to ooze out, then add in that gooey marshmallow -Mmmmm!  It reminds me of childhood and camping.  More recently, before my friend moved, we’d have dinner and cocktails and always finish the night by making s’mores in their firepit in the backyard of their house.

This decadent dessert starts with a graham cracker crust, is filled with a super chocolatey, ultra creamy middle and is finished with toasted marshmallows to make your favorite childhood treat into an elegant and delicious pie.Now I’m forced to toast marshmallows over our gas stovetop.  I’m sure I won’t look back and reminisce on this method – but it still makes for a damn good s’more.

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