Toasted Chicken Parmesan Ravioli Bites

The recipe and photography for this post was provided by Carolyn Hodges of The Dinner Shift. Recipe inspired by The Recipe Critic. A fun and unexpected appetizer, these Toasted Chicken Parmesan Ravioli Bites are irresistibly crunchy, creamy and all-around addictive! Traditionally deep fried, these crispy ravioli are breaded and baked until puffed and golden brown. I...
Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

This recipe and photography was provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at Ravenouskitchen.com.  We love gingerbread cookies at our house. We love them so much that over the holidays we just can’t get enough. Spicy and soft with just the right amount of icing, my...
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),...
Rutabaga Fries with Aioli

Recipe and photography provided by Heinen’s partner, Chef Billy Parisi.  Fire up your ovens this winter and change things up with these incredibly easy, deliciously-seasoned rutabaga fries with a simple aioli dipping sauce! There are so many different vegetables you can use to make fries, but I doubt you’ve ever made them with rutabaga. Rutabaga is...