Zucchini Pizza Bites

Zucchini Pizza Bites from The Food Charlatan

Healthy tiny pizza! And another way to use up the oceans of zucchini you are drowning in. A simple 15 minute recipe that can be a snack, appetizer, or hey, even dinner if you're like me. My mom regaled us with stories all growing up about how when SHE was a little girl, her mother made the same 7 meals each week with no variation. Roast beef on Sunday, Tuna-Noodle Loaf  on Monday, Enchilada Loaf on Tuesday.(Yes, really, Enchilada Loaf is a thing, and it has Fritos, Velveeta, and

Tomato Basil Summer Veggie Casserole

Tomato Basil Summer Veggie Casserole

This easy and healthy casserole is a great way to use up all those vegetables from your garden. It feeds a crowd and tastes amazing! Perfect meatless dinner for a summer night.You want to know the best way to get killer tomatoes from your

Vanilla Bean Horchata from The Food Charlatan

Vanilla Bean Horchata

Horchata is a creamy beverage made from rice and spiced with cinnamon and vanilla. Sounds weird, but I swear it's delicious, especially when paired with spicy Mexican food!Last weekend my brother Nathan and I decided to have a Steak, Shake,

Raspberry Almond Crumb Brownies from The Food Charlatan

Raspberry Almond Crumb Brownies

These raspberry-studded brownies are topped with an almond-y buttery-crumble. There's raspberry jam in there too. Oh, did I mention the brown butter? Yeah. Do you ever write random notes to yourself on your phone that you can't interpret

Slow Grilled Mustard Chicken from The Food Charlatan

Slow Grilled Mustard Chicken

Instead of grilling chicken hot and fast, this easy dinner recipe calls for a quick sear and then cooking it low and slow. Some of the most flavorful, tender, and juicy chicken I've ever had, and you still get that amazing grill flavor! Today

The Best Lemon Curd from The Food Charlatan

The Best Lemon Curd (Easy!)

Never buy lemon curd from the store again! No really, don't, it's gross. And making it at home is so easy! This lemon curd is creamy, tart, and perfect for topping your toast. Or topping your spoon. Last night Eric and I were sitting around

Blackberry Ricotta Pizza with Basil from The Food Charlatan

Blackberry Ricotta Pizza with Basil

A simple pizza for lazy summer nights! It is mostly cheese and blackberries, which is a fabulous combo. Add some basil on top to make things a little more sophisticated, and you are on your way to an easy dinner the whole family will

Roasted Garlic Ratatouille from The Food Charlatan

Roasted Garlic Ratatouille + Giveaway!

A ratatouille with tons of flavor! Roasted garlic sauce is covered in paper-thin spiced vegetables. This would be perfect for an impressive summer dinner or appetizer! Scroll down to enter today's awesome GIVEAWAY from Hidden Valley,

Berry Cheesecake Baklava from The Food Charlatan

Berry Cheesecake Baklava

This Berry Cheesecake Baklava is a fun spin on the traditional version--the perfect make-ahead summer dessert! If you are not into nuts then this is the baklava for you.My sister-in-law Jessie got married this weekend! It was such a party. We

Asian Cheese Ball from The Food Charlatan

Asian Cheese Ball with Sriracha Almonds

This cheese ball is perfect for parties because it's easy to throw together ahead of time. All the comfort of a cheese ball but with an Asian twist: coconut, lime, ginger, and Sriracha almonds!A few weeks ago my sister-in-law Sandi

Dulce de Leche Cheesecake Parfaits from The Food Charlatan

Dulce de Leche Cheesecake Parfaits

These perfect parfaits are SUPER easy to throw together. Only 4 ingredients in the cheesecake part. They are a cool summer treat for a BBQ or block party!So I went to probably the classiest garage sale of my life this weekend. You know.