Nothing says comforting family meal as does Chicken Scarpariello (also known as shoemaker’s chicken). The hearty one-pot dinner of braised chicken thighs, Italian sausage, bell peppers, and Greek pepperoncini peppers, with a zesty vinegar wine sauce, is an Italian-American classic recipe, and it’s guaranteed to make everyone feel at home.
In this watermelon salad, we marinated the watermelon for 30 minutes with shallots, ginger, sea salt, and olive oil. This savory marinade will draw out the fruit’s wonderful juices, and it will intensify the flavors. Watermelon and feta is the perfect, natural combination. We transform the feta cheese by whipping it with extra virgin olive oil, serving it as a bed for the marinated watermelon, and finishing the salad with a sprinkle of some Middle-East spice mix with a lot of fresh herbs.
Grilled watermelon salad seemed unusual to me at first. But when the watermelon hits the grill, it caramelizes bringing sweetness and a subtle, smoky flavor. To complement this dish, we are topping the grilled watermelon with a tangy Greek Yogurt Lime Crema.
How about a fresh watermelon salad with arugula, balsamic vinaigrette, almonds, and blue cheese? That’s restaurant-quality right there, and you can make it in just 10 minutes. We love to take this one to grilling outdoor parties, and it always steals the center stage. Learn how to make it today!
An airy, silky, and decadent strawberry mousse is the perfect summer treat. It’s the flavors, the enticing sweetness, the texture; the more senses you get involved in the dining experience, the better. Strawberry preserve, heavy cream, sour cream, and mascarpone come together for an astonishing strawberry mousse perfect for ending an intimate dinner, or making a regular dinner extraordinary.
Chilled peach soup is a sweet, tangy, and refreshing summer soup. Garnish this cold soup with cucumber noodles, thin sliced yellow bell pepper, peach wedges, fresh basil, and crumbled goat cheese. Learn about the three classifications and two colors of peaches, and how to shop for the best ones.
Nicoise Toast is an easy appetizer, snack or light meal made using basic pantry staples like canned tuna, tomatoes, sourdough bread, mayonnaise, smoked paprika, and Kalamata Olives. Once you try this flavorsome appetizer recipe, you’ll want to have it every time your hunger pangs kick in!
Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream has a rich, fruity flavor from roasted strawberry puree with honey and a swirl of strawberry jam. The addition of white balsamic vinegar helps to reestablish the acidity and the ground black pepper plays up the fruitiness. For this ice cream recipe, we use the newest addition to the Spoonabilities shop: L’Epicurien Very Strawberry Preserve. This fantastic preserve is made with ripe red strawberries and 20% wild strawberries.
Summer Antipasto Salad in a Jar, with five variations, for an assortment of meal prep ideas to take to work for lunch every day of the week, or for easy weeknight dinners. Easy 1-2-3 antipasto recipe loaded with provolone, hard salami, olives, roasted red pepper, artichokes, and capers with Italian vinaigrette. This salad recipe is the perfect candidate for barbecues, potlucks, and patio parties.
Yellow Pea Shoot Salad is a healthy and flavorful recipe with a crunchy, peppery beginning and a slightly earthy, nutty finish. You’ll love this salad as an appetizer or full dinner salad, and it’s as easy as 1-2-3 to prepare. Every ingredient is the star and they complement each other completely. Champagne Mustard Vinaigrette connects all the flavors together.