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),...
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...
Chili-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

The recipe and photography for this post was provided by Carolyn Hodges of The Dinner Shift. Cheering on the brown and orange, or your favorite college football team this weekend? We’ve planned a simple tailgate-inspired dinner you can enjoy from the comforts of your living room! This makes enough for a family of 4 to 6,...
Caponata Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This recipe and photos were provided by Sally Roeckell of Table and Dish and were originally published at 365Barrington.com. This is one of those dishes that comes alive the moment the ingredients hit the pan. The scent wafting through my kitchen has everyone feeling hungry. Garlic and tomatoes with red wine vinegar smell delicious, but when the capers and...