Grown up grilled cheese

Grown up grilled cheese with two sauces two cheese, and two fruits. Loaded with flavor!

Grown up grilled cheese with two sauces, two types of cheese, and two kinds of fruits (including tomato). Loaded with flavor! It was supposed to thunderstorm here all day yesterday. I was prepared to put on some yoga pants, eat comfort food and settle in on my couch with the windows open. Guess what? It didn't rain. one. drop. Most people would be excited about this change in forecast, but I am the kind of person who is disappointed when I feel like I missed out on a good thunderstorm. I treat it almost like an event - I put on proper attire (yoga/sweat pants), plan a menu (comfort food and hot cocoa - even in the summer, I know that's weird), and clean the house (I'm much more … [Read More...]

Spicy summer grits. Creamy grits with jalapeno and fresh corn. This will change how you feel about grits! @trialandeater

Spicy summer grits

Spicy summer grits - Creamy grits with jalapeno and fresh corn. This will change how you feel about grits! Perhaps it's a bit presumptuous for me to say this dish will change how you feel about … [Read More...]

Lemon blueberry cookies - fresh blueberries and a light lemon flavor in a cookie that tastes like a muffin top! @trialandeater

Lemon blueberry cookies

Lemon blueberry cookies - fresh blueberries and a light lemon flavor in a cookie that tastes like a muffin top! It appears I may have a bit of a blueberry obsession. First there was blueberry … [Read More...]

Heirloom tomato tart with homemade puff pastry, vegan pesto, and heirloom tomatoes. Delicious! @trialandeater

Heirloom tomato tart

Heirloom tomato tart with homemade puff pastry, vegan pesto, and heirloom tomatoes. Delicious! If you've been following along, we started this week with homemade puff pastry, a vegan almond … [Read More...]

Basil spinach almond pesto. Don't have pine nuts? No problem! @trialandeater

Basil spinach almond pesto

(Vegan) Basil spinach almond pesto. Don't have pine nuts? Or parmesan? No problem! You can still make a basil pesto spread, no cheese or pine nuts required! Part 1 of my "make everything from … [Read More...]

Rough puff pastry - make your own puff pastry dough in less time than you think! | @trialandeater

Rough puff pastry

Rough puff pastry - make your own homemade puff pastry dough in less time than you think! Flashback to a few days ago: me, standing in the frozen section of the grocery store. Puff pastry dough … [Read More...]

Quick and easy zucchini boats - a healthy meal or snack ready in 5 minutes! Endless options for toppings! | trialandeater.com

Quick and easy zucchini boats

Quick and easy zucchini boats - a healthy meal or snack that will be ready in just 5 minutes! Endless options for toppings and an excellent way to use your zucchini harvest! Zucchini is … [Read More...]

Easy honey baked peaches with brie and optional thyme. 3 (or 4) ingredient sweet and healthy treat! | trialandeater.com

Easy honey baked peaches

Easy honey baked peaches with brie and (optional) thyme. 3 (or 4) ingredient sweet and healthy treat! Helloooo peaches! FUN FACT about me: When I was in college and too lazy to cook, I once (maybe … [Read More...]

Sweet hawaiian bread - copycat version of King's Hawaiian! | trialandeater.com

Hawaiian bread

Sweet hawaiian bread - copycat version of King's Hawaiian rolls! Growing up, I loved when my mom would buy Hawaiian bread from the store. Not sure if it was because they cost a little more than … [Read More...]