Appetizers, Side Dishes, Snacks

Beef Empanadas with Chimichurri dipping sauce

Hey friends! I’m back from my Miami trip which inspired these empanadas. There is such a huge presence of Hispanic culture in the area, especially in the cuisine. Empanadas have always been a favorite of mine. My mom would actually make fried empanadas stuffed with chicken curry and veggies. This recipe, however, involves baking and puff… Read More Beef Empanadas with Chimichurri dipping sauce

Appetizers, Snacks, Tips

Crudité platter 101

Hey guys! Have you ever wondered what the heck a crudité and/or a charcuterie platter is? It’s basically a platter topped with an assortment of fruit, vegetables, olives, deli meats, bread, dips, crackers and cheese! The term crudité is often used when making a vegetarian platter and charcuterie is mainly a variety of sliced meat. Today, I’m… Read More Crudité platter 101