Appetizers

Small-Batch Boston Brown Bread with Smoked Fish

A classic New England treat steamed in a can, Boston Brown Bread is easy to make at home. The homemade version tastes so much better! The unique serving suggestion from a dearly missed restaurant is a perfect appetizer for an autumn feast! This small-batch version makes just enough. This post may contain affiliate links, meaning that I get a commission if you take advantage of the offer (thank you!).
Pumpkins form the basis for Pumpkin Splendor

Pumpkin Splendor: Roasted Pumpkin with Pumpkin Salad and Pumpkin Purée

Inspired by an unforgettable pumpkin dish I had at Pod Zidom, a Michelin listed restaurant in Zagreb, Pumpkin Splendor is my more rustic New England take. A perfect small-batch starter or vegetable course for your autumnal table, this unique dish is so much greater than the sum of its parts. This post contains affiliate links, meaning that I get a commission if you take advantage of the offer (thank you!).

Lemon-Herb Whipped Feta

Lemon-Herb Whipped Feta, sitting somewhere between a dip and a spread, makes for a perfect hot-weather snack or party appetizer. Bright and herby, Lemon-Herb Whipped Feta wakes your mouth up and pairs perfectly with veggies and crackers. This post may contain affiliate links, meaning that I get a commission if you take advantage of the offer (thank you!).
Roast Mushroom Pâté in an orange and white serving dish, with crackers on the side. The Pate is garnished with parsley and sea salt, and there is a scoop missing from the pan

Roast Mushroom Pâté: A Delicious & Easy Appetizer

Easy and delicious, this vegetarian Roast Mushroom Pâté is easy enough to make for yourself and tasty enough to make for a party! This post may contain affiliate links, meaning that I get a commission if you take advantage of the offer (thank you!).
Summer on a Plate: Heirloom Tomato and Peach Bruschetta ingredients Yellow and Red Brandywine heirloom tomatoes, peaches, basil leaves, and garlic cloves in a green bowl on a wooden table

Heirloom Tomato and Peach Bruschetta: Summer on a Plate

Devour summer on a plate with transcendent Heirloom Tomato and Peach Bruschetta. So simple, and so divine. This post may contain affiliate links, meaning that I get a commission if you take advantage of the offer (thank you!).
Olive Tapenade

Make Olive Tapenade for Your Next Apéro

Make Olive Tapenade for your next apéro when you don't feel like cooking. Easy and versatile, this will become your favorite salty snack. This post may contain affiliate links, meaning that I get a commission if you take advantage of the offer (thank you!).