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...
Salmon Piccata with Spinach

This post was created by Carolyn Hodges of The Dinner Shift. This recipe was inspired by Heinen’s What’s for Dinner?, a weekly meal guide with simple ingredients and step-by-step instructions.  Keep dinner light, fresh and fast tonight with this easy 10-minute Salmon Piccata with Spinach. To eliminate nearly all prep work, I’m relying on a handful of...
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...
Pizza Pot Pies

This recipe and photos were provided by Sally Roeckell of Table and Dish and were originally published at 365Barrington.com. In Chicago, the Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Company serves up amazing pizza bowls stuffed deep with loads of cheese, sausage and any other pizza ingredients you love. Sadly, I live out in the suburbs and can’t often get into...