Baked Cherry Tomatoes & Herbed Goat Cheese

Baked Cherry Tomatoes & Herbed Goat Cheese*

Are you looking for an insanely delicious appetizer that you can throw together within a moments notice?! Well.. this is the recipe for you. I don’t know about you but I literally always have cherry tomatoes, goat cheese, basil, thyme, and lemons in my refrigerator. They’re just versatile ingredients and for me a staple in my cooking. I made this for my grandmother the other day and she freaked out at how easy and good it was. You slowly bake...

Roasted Beet Salad*

Ever crave beets? Me too! Ever crave beets and goat cheese? Me too! This salad is one of my favorites and if I'm ever out at a restaurant and see a roasted beet salad I have to get it. The beets can be cooked ahead of time, as well as the balsamic reduction, and then assembled before you're ready to eat. Be careful when you're peeling the beets because the red beet juice will stain! Ok, start by preheating your oven to 400 degrees F. Slice the be...

Pecan Encrusted Goat Cheese Salad with Orange Vinaigrette*

This salad is too good. I have a serious obsession with goat cheese. Then, you put a pecan crust on it and top it with an orange vinaigrette?!... forget about it. Ok, time to assemble this gorgeous salad. Cut your lettuce of choice and put in your salad bowl along with the red onion slices. In a small bowl put the zest of the orange in it. Cut the top and bottom of the orange off and set it cut side down. With your knife following the curve of th...

Stuffed Plums*

This is such a great recipe. So easy and so flavorful! This is a great appetizer to make if you're having people over or going over to someone's house. It's a real show stopper! The first thing you want to do is make your balsamic reduction. In a small saucepan over medium heat cook your balsamic vinegar for 20 minutes. The balsamic will reduce by about half. After 20 minutes add the brown sugar and mix together. Let cook another...