This Feta Dip with Dates and Candied Honey Walnuts is perfect for a hot summer day and night. Everything about it, from the sharp, salty dip itself to the candied walnuts on top, is simple. And it’s delicious!
This recipe is a mashup of Bill Smith’s Atlantic Beach Pie and Taste of Home’s Lemon Dream Cheesecake, with a little tweaking here and there. It’s everything you want a cheesecake to be: rich and creamy balanced with citrus and a hint of salt from the saltine cracker crust.
This recipe for the best watermelon is inspired by the kindness of a stranger. The watermelon can be found and enjoyed anywhere, ideally in the summer months. Cantaloupe is a good substitute.
These super-savory Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs are the perfect protein-filled bite with a slight crunch from pickled red onion. They’re especially good with Bloody Marys.
Every spring, I anticipate the day fiddleheads grace the farmer’s market tables. These curly-cues, paired with goat cheese, make a lovely spring quiche.
What the cookbook is: A genuine, unpretentious journey through Appalachia by way of its history, food, and people.
What the cookbook is not: A book only of traditional, old-fashioned recipes.
Who this book is best suited for: A home cook who enjoys reading about and trying food (some traditional, some not) from different American regions.
Three words to sum it up: A sincere homage.