Category: Entrées

grilled cheese crostini melts

grilled cheese crostini melts

This post was created in partnership with Colavita. All opinions are our own.

You could be riding on the subway or reading this on a train / perhaps you’re in a car or flying high up in a plane / you could be stuck at work or relaxing in your home / you may be in a crowded park sitting all alone / you might be with your family or eating lunch with friends / you could be on vacation, it really just depends / if you’re lying on a sandy beach or camping by a lake / walking down a busy street or browsing on your break / we have a new hors d’oeuvre that we think you will adore / the moment that you try it, you’ll immediately want more / so sit back, relax, and fasten your seatbelts / while we tell you all about our Grilled Cheese Crostini Melts.

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heirloom tomato and california avocado galette

heirloom tomato and california avocado galette

This post was created in partnership with the California Avocado Commission. All opinions are our own.

On your mark, galette set… go! June is officially California Avocado Month and summer is just around the corner, so fix yourself a refreshing island sunrise cocktail, and let’s get this pastry party started! This year, we’ve had the pleasure of partnering with California Avocados. Each month they’ve inspired us to create recipes with exciting new themes, and this time our theme is Movie Meals—dishes that are perfect for a cozy movie night at home. If you’ve never tried a galette before, let this baked beauty be your first. Introducing our Heirloom Tomato and California Avocado Galette: this show stopping pie will turn any movie night into a groovy night!

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toasted orzo with roasted garlic and asparagus

toasted orzo with roasted garlic and asparagus

There is something magical that happens when you toast orzo on a hot stove. Who would have thought that browning this cute, rice-shaped pasta in melted butter would be the first step in preparing a simple dinner like this? It’s one of our favorite tricks that adds extra flavor to dishes, and we’ve shared about this tasty technique before—like in our Toasted Orzo With Kale, Basil, And Pecorino Romano on the blog and in our easy, one-pan Toasted Orzo with Brussels Sprouts and Wilted Greens from the Sides chapter in our cookbook. Today we’re using this magnificent method once more and turning your dinner table into a colorful spring spectacle. This dish has been on repeat in our house all week, and we’re so excited to share it with you today: Toasted Orzo with Roasted Garlic and Asparagus.

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kimchi quesadillas with swiss cheese and avocado

kimchi quesadillas with swiss cheese and avocado

This post was created in partnership with the California Avocado Commission. All opinions are our own.

Spring is springing, and the Husbands are singing. It’s the peak of California Avocado season and we have a new recipe featuring this fabulous fruit, filled with golden sunshine and ready to light up your table! It’s been fun partnering with California Avocados this year—in March, their theme was creating dishes that use little to no food waste, and we made a delicious hearty pasta that comes together in just minutes. This month’s theme is “heritage cooking,” so today we’re excited to share a tasty new recipe that reminds us of home. Adam grew up in Southern California and Ryan has lived here for more than half his life, so Mexican cuisine has always been an integral part of our relationship—whether we’re ordering vegan tacos from a local food truck on a Saturday date night, or enjoying chiles rellenos and jalapeño-cucumber margaritas at one of our favorite Mexican restaurants around town. Pack your sandals and extra pairs of shorts, and don’t forget your sunglasses, because today you’re taking a trip to Southern California to enjoy a little taste of our neighborhood. Yes, you’ll probably spot a celebrity or two, but the highlight of your trip will certainly be this star. Will you please welcome to your table… Kimchi Quesadillas with Swiss Cheese and Avocado.

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spaghetti with asparagus, wilted greens, and avocado

spaghetti with asparagus, wilted greens, and avocado

This post was created in partnership with the California Avocado Commission. All opinions are our own.

Spring is near and the Husbands are here to kick things into high gear. Open your windows and let in some fresh air—the birds are singing, the sun is shining, and it’s a beautiful day outside. It’s the beginning of California Avocado season and we have a new pasta recipe that is colorful, delicious, and filled with seasonal produce that we are excited to share with you. We are always up for a challenge, and when California Avocados asked us to create a new dish that uses little to no food waste, we got busy testing in the kitchen and came up with… dare we say a pasta paragon? Let us explain.

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