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barefoot contessa's hummus

Ina strikes again! While perusing her new cookbook, Make it Ahead, the Queen’s hummus recipe jumped out at me as a must-try. The recipe is actually for Roasted Red Pepper Hummus with Sriracha, but I tend to dig my hummus pretty simple and straightforward, so I just used her base to make a super-tasty, garlic-y, creamy hummus with just a couple of my own edits (+olive oil, -a bit of garlic). 152 more words

Appetizers/dips

homemade ricotta cheese

Alright y’all – finally one checked off the 2015 to-do’s! I made ricotta cheese today and it was a game-changer as I don’t think I’ll ever buy store-bought again. 277 more words

Pasta/italian/pizza

roasted garlic pumpkin seeds

Most of those close to me know that Halloween is my favorite holiday. If I could eat pumpkin spiced everything, light apple cinnamon yankee candles, and watch scary movies all year round without being a total wack-a-doo, I would. 255 more words

Appetizers/dips

easy entertaining: small bites & sparklers

For my 33rd birthday – oof, where did my twenties go again? – I wanted a celebration that was low-stress, preferably outdoors, and of course full of yummy food. 509 more words

Appetizers/dips

blue cheese bacon dip

I got this crazy good recipe from my Mom – let’s call her the Queen of appetizers. This is an incredibly easy go-to for cookouts, dinner parties, or even a beer-fueled midnight snack. 121 more words

Appetizers/dips

Grilled Leek and White Bean Panzanella with Preserved Lemon

Every year, we converge with my in-laws in a rented house in California wine country. We laze around the pool, take luxurious naps, and eat our meals under the stars. 416 more words

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