Bring on the refreshing salads and anything you can char up on the grill… it’s summertime! There’s something just so nostalgic about the foods we eat during this season that evoke memories of warm nights and being surrounded by friends and family. I’d argue that the best recipes for this time of year are the simplest and highlight the season’s ripest ingredients- like fresh and sweet tomatoes!
Egyptian Tomato Salad
Three of some of the best ingredients: tomatoes, bread, and garlic. This Egyptian Tomato recipe could not be more simple and tasty. Combine aromatics and pour over tomatoes. The longer the tomatoes sit, the more flavorful, making this dish the best to prepare in advance.
Panzanella is oh-so refreshing and so easy to prepare. Crunchy french bread with crisp vegetables like bell peppers and cucumbers drizzled in a zesty vinaigrette scream summertime dinner parties.
Whipped Feta with Roasted Tomatoes
Ever had bruschetta? This Whipped Feta with Roasted Tomatoes is a spin on bruschetta with creamy and tangy feta cheese. Fresh herbs and sweet roasted cherry tomatoes are the absolute perfect pair.
As we continually adjust to a “new” normal found in quarantine, the conversation has ought to shift towards how we can cultivate healthy habits for our minds. Having personal time and space away from those in your home to center yourself may be difficult to find now. I want to share a way I have been practicing mindfulness and “checking in” with myself, even for just ten minutes a day.
There comes a time when things are up for debate, such as if pineapple belongs on pizza or if the center of a brownie is better than its edges. With this national holiday, it’s an absolute non-negotiable; ice cream is hand's-down one of the best sweet treats to ever grace the planet. Why you might ask?! Well, there’s something for everybody!
Experimenting with flavor combinations lies at the core of Etta+Billie’s DNA, and ice cream flavors are no exception. When it comes to unique pairings, we've got a handful of favorites: