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Oven baked crostini layered with pesto, oven-roasted tomatoes, melted mozzarella, balsamic drizzle, and fresh basil leaves.

Oven-Roasted Tomato Bruschetta with Mozzarella and Pesto

Bruschetta with Melted Mozzarella, in fact. That title gives away this entire bruschetta recipe.  This one is way overdue, because I’ve been making variations of this for the last five years.  Bruschetta is such a crowd pleaser, and it’s so easy to make.  This bruschetta with mozzarella is even better than the rest. Loosely based upon […]

Roasted jalapeños and chopped artichoke hearts mixed with a creamy, cheesy blend for the best jalapeño artichoke dip!

Jalapeno Artichoke Dip with Roasted Jalapenos

This jalapeno artichoke dip is seriously addictive. It’s creamy AND cheesy with roasted jalapeños, artichoke hearts, and tons of flavor. Tried and true, this jalapeno artichoke dip pleases even the pickiest of eaters.  It’s basically a copycat version of the Aldi jalapeño artichoke dip, but this version is totally easy to make.  We use roasted […]

Mini BLT sandwiches with caramelized onions, arugula, black pepper mayonnaise and juicy, ripe tomatoes. This recipes makes six, but can be multiplied to feed a crowd!

BLT Sliders with Caramelized Onions and Arugula

basically, the best mini BLT sandwiches. When tomatoes are ripe and juicy, it doesn’t get much better than making a perfect BLT.  These little BLT sliders are super easy to put together, but they’ve got a delicious twist:  caramelized onions, and arugula. There’s a step-by-step guide right here for caramelized onions.  (If you’re making more than […]

queso fundido with chorizo recipe

queso fundido + chorizo recipe

Since it’s comfort food season, and it’s always cheese season, chorizo queso fundido is on repeat in my house.  It’s best to share with friends, because it’s seriously just a ton of gooey, delicious cheese melted with spicy chorizo, jalapenos, onions, and garlic.  Serve it with homemade guacamole and salsa on the side, too!  what is […]

creamy goat cheese coated in crunchy pistachios and bread crumbs, then baked and served with a fire roasted tomato and red pepper sauce | a flavor journal food blog

baked goat cheese bites + fire roasted sauce

Baked goat cheese and this fire roasted sauce are such a good combination.  Both parts of the recipe are easy to make, too!  And both can be made ahead of time, which is always a plus. These are coming at you just in time for the holidays because they’re an awesome appetizer to share.  This […]

Grilled jalapeños stuffed with sausage and cheese bring the heat, the sweet, and the smokiness for a flavor bomb appetizer that's perfect for your next grilling night, or your next tailgate!

grilled jalapeños stuffed with Hatfield® Sweet Italian Sausage and cheese

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FALLInLoveWithHatfield #REDiscover #simplyhatfield #CollectiveBias School may be back in session, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to give up on summer quite yet.  I don’t know about you, but Mark and I grill all summer long, and we […]

spicy tuna tartare nachos recipe :: baked, crispy wonton chips, spicy ahi tuna, creamy avocado, and spicy sriracha sauce. DELICIOUS and perfect for happy hour at home or date night in! spicy tuna tartare nachos | a flavor journal food blog

spicy tuna tartare nachos

spicy tuna tartare in nacho form I have a mild obsession with spicy tuna.  If you share a similar enthusiasm, you also need to check out this spicy tuna tartare + avocado stacks recipe.  In the meantime, these spicy tuna tartare nachos will more than satisfy your cravings. First, the wonton chips are baked, so […]

easy yeast rolls covered in everything bagel seasoning. everything rolls recipe | a flavor journal food blog

small batch everything seasoning rolls

everything seasoning rolls What is true love?  True love is everything seasoning and bread.  Sometimes rolls are just an afterthought; generally thought of as vessels to sop up all of the juices / gravy / leftover flavor treats from your Thanksgiving Day plate.  But rolls are one of my favorite parts of any celebratory meal, so I […]

spicy tuna tartare and avocado stacks with wine pairings! spicy tuna, creamy avocado, and spicy lime drizzle makes these stacks so delicious but so easy! a flavor journal food blog

spicy tuna tartare + avocado stacks

spicy tuna tartare recipe I’ve made spicy tuna tartare for Mark and myself countless times, and I swear it gets better with each attempt. We like our tuna tartare to be spicy, so I always add some sriracha to the tuna itself AND into the sauce that I drizzle on top of the tuna and […]

creamy cheesecake, bourbon, chopped walnuts, and chocolate chips make the best party food dessert to serve at your Derby party! derby bourbon cheesecake bites | a flavor journal food blog

derby bourbon cheesecake bites

Every year, when we lived back home, we would attend the most epic Derby Party that ever was.  Fancy dresses, extravagant hats, all of the mint juleps, some of our favorite people, and the best Kansas City barbecue were just a few of the constants that took place every year. 🙂  (Hey, KC BBQ is […]

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