Flank Steak and Gorgonzola Crostini

This hands down stole the show at my Phantom Masquerade party. I wanted something fast and easy that would take little to no time to prep at party time. I grilled flank steak in the morning, sliced it, and had the slices ready to go in the fridge. At party time, I assembled on butter…

Blackcurrant Brie Bites

You may recognize these from my Christmas party, when I made these using homemade cranberry sauce. You could really do so many variations of them using whatever jam you like. They’re so simple, it’s hardly even fair to call it a recipe! You could easily swap out blackberry jam for the blackcurrant. The rosemary adds a…

Tomato and Mozzarella Skewers

Also known as caprese salad on a stick, this is one of the many appetizers I regularly make that hardly requires a recipe. Since I made three different skewers, I only prepared one of these per guest and had a ton of tomatoes and mozzarella balls leftover. Make as many as you want! This is…

Watermelon Feta Skewer Appetizer

I can’t even believe I’m calling this a recipe. It’s so easy! I only used about one slice of watermelon and two slices of Feta for six skewers. You would need about two blocks of Feta cheese for a whole watermelon. Delicious served with sea salts for sprinkling! Photography by Katie Nixon Photography. Watermelon Feta Skewer Appetizers Watermelon,…

Cranberry Brie Bites with Homemade Cranberry Sauce

This post was updated on 11/21/18 with better photography In need of a Christmas appetizer that takes a mere five minutes of prep? Make the homemade cranberry sauce up to a week before you want to make these little packets of Christmas cheer. Then all you have to do is plop some with a cube of Brie…

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

If you’re not on board with the chilled soup movement, you’re about to be. Imagine: it’s a hot summer evening. You want an appetizer that won’t heat up your kitchen. This recipe for chilled cantaloupe soup is your answer! With four ingredients and just moments of prep, it’s the perfect summer starter. Stuffed full of…