Recent Appetizers

Goat Cheese Balls

Herbed Goat Cheese Balls

I take my picnics very seriously and seeing as how picnic season is quickly approaching we absolutely MUST talk about Herbed Goat Cheese Balls. We all know I’m all about simple recipes for the most part. Things I can whip up in a moments notice and say look what I made – isn’t it delicious. (so …

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Mexican Shrimp Skewers

Mexican Shrimp Skewers

Big things are happening tomorrow and they involve chips, guacamole, margaritas and most importantly these Mexican Shrimp Skewers with Corn Salsa! After this past weekend I’m ready for summer. I’ve forgotten all about spring and I’m heading straight into grilling season. Someone pour me a margarita and I’ll man the grill. These Mexican Shrimp Skewers …

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Carnitas Mexican Pizza Recipe

Carnitas Mexican Pizza

Give me a crispy tortilla slathered with refried beans, cheese and carnitas and I’ll be one happy gal! This Carnitas Mexican Pizza situation is kicking off a slew of Cinco de Mayo recipes on WGC. Bring it!!   With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, these Carnitas Mexican Pizzas need to be on repeat! …

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Three Cheese Pizza Puffs

Three Cheese Pizza Puffs

Three Cheese Pizza Puffs! You can dress them up and give them a fancy spin with a variety of cheeses or meats, or you can make them as listed below and people will freak. They’ve been my go-to snack for years and while I’m no longer cooking for private chef clients, I still whip these …

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Tomato Confit

Saffron Tomato Confit

This Saffron Tomato Confit is 100% about to revolutionize the way you eat! (and dream… it’s that good!) Okay, I know I say that about a ton of things… but it’s true! So now that I’ve acknowledged that everything I make is life changing… let’s move on. I’ve been making this on REPEAT since being introduced …

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Spring Cheese Board

I’m convinced my new life motto should be… “anything involving a cheese board.” So this Spring Cheese Board + Greek Basil Dip is right up my alley! Many things to discuss on this gorgeous weekend day! First – I’m PUMPED to be teaming up with Tillamook this month and helping them kick off their Tillamook …

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Smoky Wedge Fries

Smoky Wedge Fries

Smoky Wedge Fries with a Spiced Ketchup are on the menu today and I’m not complaining one bit! Thomas and I easily go through a bottle of Crushed Red Pepper flakes on a bi-monthly basis. We like spicy food, and it goes on literally everything! Being one to never shy away from a challenge, when …

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Parmesan Pretzel Dogs

Parmesan Pretzel Dogs. Perfect for our outdoor movie night, and just about every other occasion because they are that freaking good!! Homemade soft pretzel dough that is embellished with a bit of Parmesan and Italian Seasoning that then gets wrapped around a hot dog and baked until it’s golden brown – AND THEN dunked in ketchup …

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Layered Corn Guacamole from Outdoor Movie Night

Layered Corn Guacamole

Layered Corn Guacamole is an essential part of Outdoor Movie Night! It’s layers of guacamole, pico de gallo and corn with a squeeze of lime juice on top!! Serve it up with freshly fried tortilla chips and call it a day. They make for the perfect appetizer for any outdoor entertaining moment because you can grab …

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Kopanisti

Kopanisti, a spicy whipped red pepper dip is the perfect compliment for a gorgeous crudité platter. Kopanisti has been a go-to dip for years! Ever since I stumbled on this concept at one of my favorite Seattle cafes, I’ve been whipping it up at home on a regular basis. Whipped feta with roasted peppers and …

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Fried Chicken Wings

What’s a Super Bowl party with Fried Chicken Wings? While I didn’t grow up in the South, Fried Chicken seems to have been following me for the past few years. From my private chef life to friends who have a major soft spot for fried chicken, I’ve made more than my fair share of this …

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Game Day Snack Board

We’re just days away from the big game and we’re almost ready to go. We’ve got the Spinach Bacon Artichoke Dip from last week and countless other ideas we’ve talked about the past 2 weeks. Today, it’s all about this Game Day Snack Board. It’s like the bruschetta bar but for game day!! And after entertaining …

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