Side Dishes

Fall In Love with Grapes – Red & Black Grapes Focaccia with Goat Cheese & Prosciutto

Red and Black Grapes Focaccia with Goat Cheese & Prosciutto recipe

Call this a loaded focaccia! A thinner crusted focaccia with cornmeal and fragrant rosemary, I've bejeweled this rustic bread with both red and black California grapes. The sweetness of the grapes paired with salty prosciutto and tangy goat cheese makes this more than just a small plate or mere appetizer. Your palate is going to be wowed by complimentary ingredients like red onions and buttery pine nuts sprinkled throughout this sweet-and-savory dish!

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Roasted Red Grapes Crostinis with Ricotta, Pine Nuts & Thyme

Roasted Red Grapes Crostinis with Ricotta & Thyme recipe |

These crostinis are toasted with the lightness of extra virgin olive oil and then smeared with a dollop of soft and creamy ricotta cheese. Nestled on top of that ricotta are a couple of sweet, red grapes and buttery delicate flavors from toasted pine nuts. Sprinkled with thyme and optionally some coarse have a refined snack, appetizer or small side!

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Simply Salads: Baby Lettuces with Feta, Strawberries & Almonds

Honey Mustard Vinaigrette recipe |

Seasonal berries are still abundant and sweet from the markets and home gardens. This is a quick, tasty and fresh salad to put together. Whether you're entertaining or making something for your lunch or dinner, this salad with baby lettuces, fresh sweet strawberries, feta and almonds is really delicious with the honey-mustard dressing you're going to drizzle all over it. Serve it as a main dish or side salad.

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