blt crostini | tomato week

Annnnnnd we’re back with recipe #3 of Tomato Week. Are you new here? You can get caught up by reading all about Tomato Week, drooling over Classic Caprese and then dying over Golden Tomato Gazpacho. But don’t forget to come back to life, because today’s recipe involves tomatoes (duh), cheese (of the melty, ooey-gooey variety)

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caprese salad | tomato week

Well you guys, I am SO pumped for Tomato Week. This idea has been brewing for a long time and I’m excited for it to finally be here! I thought I’d kick things off with classic caprese salad. This is such an easy, light dish. It’s perfect as a simple and stunning last-minute appetizer for entertaining, but

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everything crusted cheddar cheese ball

After a lot of buildup, I’m finally sharing the recipe for this delicious everything crusted cheddar cheese ball! Not only is this a perfect way to use your homemade everything seasoning, it’s also a great way to showcase your brand new Epicurean state shaped cutting board! (You’ve entered to win, right?) With sharp cheddar cheese,

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the perfect cheese plate + a giveaway!

I am so, so excited about today’s post! Don’t forget to read all the way to the bottom, where I’m hosting a giveaway of one state-shaped Epicurean cutting board along with a $25 The Fresh Market gift card! I am a strong believer that no gathering is complete without a cheese plate. It’s the perfect

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caramelized onion dip

In the same way I love Taco Bell and Checkers french fries, I LOVE the french onion dip that comes in a tub from the grocery store’s refrigerated section. I love it. Creamy, oniony, garlicky, perfectly dippable out of that little tub. Mmmmm. I also recognize that it’s not healthy and is likely full of weird

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