1. Smoked Rosemary Blackberry Bourbon Sour

    Smoked Rosemary Blackberry Bourbon Sour

    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
    • Ice
    * 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
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  2. Sweet and Spicy Bacon Crackers

    Sweet and Spicy Bacon Crackers

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  3. Spicy Italian Meatloaf

    Spicy Italian Meatloaf

    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.

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  4. Cream Cheese Apple Cake

    Cream Cheese Apple Cake

    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:

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  5. Zesty Italian Morning Hash

    Zesty Italian Morning Hash

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  6. Spiked Apple Cider Mimosas Recipe

    Spiked Apple Cider Mimosas

    Preparing a tasty cocktail is one of the easiest ways to elevate your brunch game. During fall or winter, a cocktail that brings together spiced and sweet qualities is just about perfect, and that's precisely what these Spiced Apple Cider Mimosas achieve. Truth be told, these mimosas are so delicious you may find yourself itching to make a batch even on a hot summer day. Here's how they come together!


    • ½ cup vodka
    • ½ cup apple whiskey
    • ¼ cup cinnamon whiskey
    • 1 bottle apple cider
    • 1 can ginger ale
    • 1 bottle prosecco
    • Cinnamon sticks and apple slices (for garnishing)


    1. Fill a large pitcher ¾ way full with apple cider
    2. Pour in the vodka,
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  7. Chicken and Waffles with Giardiniera Butter

    Chicken and Waffles with Giardiniera Butter

    Chicken and waffles is an iconic dish for a reason: It's hard not to be overwhelmed by the force of the flavors and textures that come together in one delicious mouthful. Our take on this classic dish involves bringing some additional spice with a heaping spoonful of giardiniera butter atop each serving. Believe us when we say that this combination is a winner! Without further ado, let's get to how this all comes together.

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  8. Baked Cranberry, Goat Cheese, and Giardiniera Dip

    Baked Cranberry, Goat Cheese, and Giardiniera Dip

    Whether you're hosting company over the holiday season or you're looking for a festive, delicious dish to bring to a friend or relative's gathering, you should seriously consider making this Baked Cranberry, Goat Cheese, and Giardiniera Dip! With only a handful of ingredients and around forty minutes of your time, you'll have a finished product that presents beautifully with a rich color and incredible texture. Add to that this dip's stimulating combination of flavors, and we think you and your guests will be very satisfied!

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  9. Sparkling Rosé, Cranberry, and Vodka Cocktail

    Sparkling Rosé, Cranberry and Vodka Cocktail

    This comforting cocktail is perfect for preparing for a holiday gathering or for a winter celebration with friends. The sweet but balanced flavor is sure to be a crowd-pleaser, plus the presentation is wonderfully festive. We think the small amount of time and effort to bring this drink to life is well worth your while!


    • 16 oz cranberry juice
    • ½ cup simple syrup
    • 8 oz club soda
    • 1 bottle sparkling rosé
    • 1 1/2 cups vodka
    • Sugared cranberries and rosemary for garnish


    1. Combine cranberry juice, simple syrup, club soda and vodka in a large pitcher and combine.
    2. Pour into glass with ice and top with sparkling rosé.
    3. Garnish with
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  10. Cheesy Beef Pizza Poppers

    Cheesy Beef Pizza Poppers

    These Cheesy Beef Pizza Poppers burst with flavor. The meatiness from the ground beef and pepperoni goes wonderfully with the zesty and creamy notes supplied by the giardiniera and cheese. The egg roll wrappers help to keep everything contained and easy to eat, making them perfect for setting out for guests while watching a big game. The air fryer helps to give these pizza poppers the perfect texture. Be sure to set out some pizza sauce for dipping!

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