These strawberry cheesecake French macarons are the perfect summer treat! Sweet strawberry jam pairs perfectly with tangy cream cheese icing and crisp macaron shells. Don’t be afraid of this classic dessert– I’ll walk you through step by step to ensure you get the perfect macarons every time.
Small Batch Cookie Butter Macarons
These cookie butter cheesecake macarons are a combination of my favorite treats! A sweet cream cheese icing pairs perfectly with nutty cookie butter and crisp macaron shells. This recipe is a small batch so it only makes 12 macarons— perfect for an afternoon of quarantine baking!
Small Batch Lemon Bars
Calling all lemon lovers! These lemon bars have a crisp graham cracker shortbread base and a thick layer of lemon custard on top. If you’re looking for an easy and delicious summer dessert, look no further! Sweet, tart, crispy, and gooey— the perfect dessert all in one.
Crispy Squash Blossoms with Goat Cheese and Honey
This delicious recipe is summer on a plate— goat cheese, honey, fresh basil, and squash blossoms fresh from the farmers market (or your garden!). They’re crispy on the outside and stuffed with a sweet and tangy filling. If you’re looking for the ultimate easy and impressive appetizer… look no further.
Perfect Lamb Chops (with Whipped Ricotta and Mint Gremolata)
This easy marinated lamb is a delicious, easy, and impressive dinner you can make almost entirely in advance! The lamb is marinated in garlic, mint, and lemon before being seared to perfection and served with a creamy ricotta and fresh gremolata. Trust me, your family will love this one!
Crispy Orzo with Garlic Kale & Whipped Ricotta
Inspired by the flavors of southern Italy, this delicious summer dish is the perfect weeknight meal! It’s quick, easy, and requires very little prep work! Not to mention it has everything: crispy orzo, charred lemon, whipped herbed ricotta, and bright garlic kale. Time to open a bottle of wine and start cooking!