This tangy Italian tuna melt recipe will help you bring the the comforting, nostalgic flavors of this classic diner offering into your kitchen with ease. If you ever get into a routine of having the same ol' lunches day in and day out, this warm, melty and flavor-packed sandwich represents a terrific way to infuse your lunch rotation with something fresh. Adding some hot giardiniera heightened the overall flavor profile of this tuna melt in a highly satisfying way. This recipe is not to be missed!
Looking for a blast of nostalgia that you can whip up in no time with ingredients you may already have in your fridge and pantry? These Chocolate Chip Fluffernutter Cups are it! You've got the classic chocolate chip cookie flavor we all know and love, shaped to bake with a fluffernutter-inspired topper. This is perfect for preparing with company over, as the prep and baking don't take long. Or, if you're relaxing and need something for your sweet tooth, give these a try!
Take your brunch beverage game up a notch with these Bloody Marys featuring a distinct kick lent by, you guessed it, some hot giardiniera. But honestly, whether you've got brunch plans or not, you'll want to give this recipe a shot. Feel free to get creative with your garnish, though we were really happy with the combination of spicy pickled green bean, sweet pickle, and cheese cube.
After seeing how this cocktail comes together, you may just be "fired up" enough to try making it yourself! Using the cocktail smoker and additionally torching the rosemary created a powerfully fragrant drinking experience, while the whiskey and blackberry simple syrup brought depth of flavor that was deeply satisfying. Check it out!
4-6 fresh blackberries, plus more for garnish
2 oz bourbon whiskey
1 oz lemon juice, freshly squeezed
1 oz blackberry simple syrup*
1 sprig fresh rosemary
* To make the blackberry simple syrup: combine 1/3 cup water, 1/3 cup sugar, and 8-10 blackberries in a small saucepan over low-medium heat until sugar is dissolved and blackberries are broken down. Then run everything through a fine mesh
Meatloaf is a classic dish for a reason, providing that nostalgic feeling associated with a comforting home-cooked meal. We wanted to build upon that foundation by amplifying these flavors with the addition of some hot giardiniera. The end result was heavenly, retaining the iconic flavors we associate with a hearty meatloaf but with some great zestiness baked in. Plus, assembling this meatloaf requires hardly any prep time to get it in the oven. Give it a shot! Recipe below.
Bring a sweet and creamy touch to your brunch ensemble with this tasty Cream Cheese Apple Cake. This versatile cake is handy in a pinch because it requires only ingredients you may already have in your fridge and pantry. Once you pull this cake out of the oven and give it a dusting with cinnamon sugar, we think you'll be very eager to dig in. The layer of cream cheese brought a new dimension to what otherwise would've been a very enjoyable coffee cake. Give it a try! Ingredients and recipe below: