Speck Wrapped Peaches & Arugula Salad
The buttery, salty smoked speck crisps around the peaches, complimenting their sweetness. We love simply dressing salad greens with a squeeze of lemon and a drizzle of pecan oil.
Bacon Wrapped Dates with Manchego Cheese & Almonds
Sticky sweet dates stuffed with gooey cheese, crunchy almonds, and wrapped in a blanket of smokey bacon. The perfect appetizer. Pairs perfectly with Romesco Sauce.
French Potato Mousseline
Nothing goes better with potatoes than butter, and this recipe brings those two together in glorious fashion! It’s a silky, rich, and astonishingly light and fluffy mousse of potatoes! This is the perfect base to get creative – you can add wasabi, Parmesan cheese, or just about anything that strikes your fancy!
Parmesan Risotto with Cotechino & Thyme
This combines our favorite risotto recipe with one of our favorite sausages, Cotechino. Cotechino is a traditional Italian pork sausage seasoned with cinnamon, ginger, & a variety of herbs.
Wild Mushrooms with Garlic Confit and Bacon
What can we say? When you combine all of these ingredients, the meaty, woodsy, earthy, smoky combustion of flavor of the mushrooms, the sweetness of the garlic confit, the smoky, sweetness of the bacon – oh my!
Cast Iron Succotash
Whether the pan is placed on the grill, open fire, or stovetop, cast iron gives any dish a delightful rustic flavor. This recipe needs fresh, fast cooking vegetables such as fresh beans, sweet onions, summer squash, leafy herbs, sweet corn, and plump tomatoes.
Cast Iron Grilled Corn Bread
Cooking in cast iron on a wood burning grill adds a subtle smokey depth enhanced by toasting the cornmeal in the pan. We’ve included some possible additional ingredients to add for an even richer flavor!
Grilled Watermelon Salad with Feta Cheese & Mint
Grilling fresh watermelon caramelizes the natural sugar and adds a delicious smokiness. The feta cheese adds a creamy, tangy flavor. We love simply dressing salad greens with a squeeze of citrus and a drizzle of high-quality oil to not get in the way of these rich flavors.
Mop Sauce and Carolina Cole Slaw
We love the simplicity of this tangy vinegar-based Mop Sauce and the burst of flavor it adds to Pulled Pork and BBQ Brisket. We recommend serving both the sauce and slaw on the side for you and your guests to add & enjoy as needed!
Chestnut Sausage Stuffing with Cranberries
What's more traditional than Turkey and Stuffing! Here's our version of a classic Thanksgiving dish that's sure to WOW your friends and family - even that picky eater in every family!
We love Riverview Farms heritage grains - they make for superior quality polenta. Here is a recipe for a velvety and creamy polenta that pairs perfectly with just about any braised meat.
Garlic confit is something we always have around the kitchen to add a sweet garlicky flavor to anything from butter and steaks to cheese and vegetables. It's also perfectly scrumptious by itself, spread across a toasted baguette! It's the veritable Swiss Army Knife in your pantry!
Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts & Bacon
Brussels sprouts can be a tad boring on their own, but this recipe gussies them up with bacon and toasted walnuts. Plus, we've included optional suggestions for giving them an extra dash of brightness.
Fresh Cranberry-Orange Compote
The perfect accompaniment to Turkey & Stuffing is cranberry sauce. Take a little extra time to prepare this easy & delicious Cranberry-Orange Compote recipe for your guests. It makes all the difference!
Savory Sausage Muffins
These muffins are a perfect blend of savory and spice! A great grab-and-go breakfast solution. Make a batch for your next holiday gathering or for a brunch with friends.
This is our simple Parmesan risotto recipe. It's delicious on its own, but it's also a perfect base for Wild Mushroom Risotto, Cotechino & Thyme Risotto, or simply to top with Duck Confit.
Pimento Cheese Arancini
A Southern twist on an Italian classic! Arancini begins with making a classic risotto to which we will add Pimento Cheese, roll into 1-inch balls, bread with seasoned panko, and deep fry! Just a note here about the risotto – it doesn’t have to be perfect – you’re frying it after all!
Za’atar and Lemon Grilled Zucchini
Za’atar is a Middle Eastern spice mixture made of sumac, sesame seeds, coriander, thyme, marjoram, and cumin. These richly fragrant spices brighten the smoky, grilled zucchini and is as beautiful as it is delicious.