Open Face Veg Melts with Pesto

The recipe and photography for this post was provided by Carolyn Hodges of The Dinner Shift. Garlic toast meets grilled cheese in these quick and easy open-face sandwiches! Throw in some sautéed vegetables and basil pesto and you’ve got one totally satisfying dinner. While quicker cooking vegetables work best here (think bell peppers, mushrooms and zucchini),...
Heinen's Fondue Party Spread

Recipe and photography provided by Heinen’s partner, Chef Billy Parisi.  Heinen's Fondue Cheese Blend is arriving in early December. Please check your local Heinen's Cheese Department for product availability. Get into the swing of entertaining this holiday season with the absolutely delicious Heinen’s Fondue Cheese Blend that will definitely be the hit of your next party!...
Thanksgiving Leftover Macaroni and Cheese

The following recipe and photography is courtesy of Graham R. and his dog, Carl. For more of their delicious food ventures, visit them on Instagram @cookingwithcarrrl. Gobble Gobble! Let’s be honest, we all look forward to Thanksgiving for the feast! It’s the one time of the year we all welcome gaining another belt size and push...
Hanky Panky Header

The following recipe and photography for this post were provided by local blogger Abby Thome of The Thome Home. Are you ready for an appetizer that instantly sends you back in time to your parents' kitchen at the holidays? Who remembers the infamous “Hanky Panky?" Little squares of pumpernickel bread, piled high with melted cheese and...
Mediterranean Crostini

The following recipe and photography was provided courtesy of Julia of A Cedar Spoon. Pain Paillasse artisan bread works perfectly in this Mediterranean Apricot Crostini, offering it a rustic, slightly sweet bread with a caramelized crust. The hummus, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots and feta cheese create a delicious topping for this crostini that is finished with fresh parsley...
Shaved Ham and Pear Sandwich with Brie Cheese

The following recipe and photography were provided courtesy of Pear Bureau Northwest. If you have any doubts about adding fruit to a classic deli sandwich, think again! This sandwich combines the best deli ham with artisan brie cheese, a crusty baguette and... wait for it... fresh pears! That's right! You won't believe how the pear...