Arugula Watermelon Salad

Arugula Watermelon Salad

This arugula watermelon salad is a special one. Quite literally. It's a summer special at my favorite restaurant, Antico Posto. It's on the menu for a total of three weeks, and you bet I'm there every week when it is. But this year I feel like we all need something special, and we need it to last more than three weeks, so I recreated my favorite salad just for you. It's just fresh, simple ingredients that create a flavor palette like no other.

potato fatteh

potato fatteh

There's no hiding my love for Mediterranean food. I can eat it all day, every day, and have a list of recipes on here to prove it! But I was gifted an amazing cookbook, Baladi by Joudie Kalla, and it has truly been a treat reading through it. You not only get detailed family recipes, but you get stories mixed with beautiful photography to give you an experience like no other. An insight into the cuisine itself. From there I gathered the courage to put a spin on a recent favorite, Fatteh...

Honey Butter Roasted Vegetables

Honey Butter Roasted Vegetables

If I have to choose between salad and roasted vegetables, I will always choose roasted vegetables. Even over french fries. I love these honey butter roasted vegetables because they can be both. I've added some tips on how to turn these honey butter roasted vegetables into a great summer salad. The bitter arugula pairs great with the sweet and caramelized carrots. The potatoes make this hearty enough to be a vegetarian main course. I love the sweetness that's brought out by caramelizing the vegetables under high heat and how it contrasts the bitter arugula. Adding the honey into the butter marinade brings out even more flavor.