S’mores Cupcakes (Gluten-Free)

S'mores Cupcakes

S’mores-inspired treats are having a major* moment, you guys. And with good reason: They’re a playful nod to summer and the fun times toasting ‘mallows around the campfire, while ushering in the fall baking season. These s’mores cupcakes get in on this tasty trend, pairing personal-size graham cracker cakes with a whipped milk chocolate ganache core all topped with a generous plume of marshmallowy meringue frosting. All gluten-free. What’s not to love about that?

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The Strand’s Grilled Peach Salad (With Praline Bacon!), At Home

Grilled Peach and Praline Bacon Salad

Peaches. I can’t seem to get enough of them (and, it seems, all other stone fruit) this time of year. Maybe it’s my semi-new status as a Georgia-adjacent-state resident (read: Florida). Or perhaps it’s because their sweet, summery smell is just impossible to resist whenever I wander through the produce department. Regardless, this salad is a spectacular way to showcase their flavor beyond in the usual cobbler.

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The Blushing Italian 75 (aka Be My Valentine Prosecco Punch)

Blushing Prosecco Cocktail

Just because New Year’s Eve was over a month ago (how is that possible?!) doesn’t mean you should retire the punch bowl or bubbly quite yet. This fun twist on the French 75 takes Champagne Prosecco cocktails to a whole ‘nother level. Crushed raspberries provide the blushing hue, making it an especially romantic sip that’s perfect for your Valentine’s day celebration!

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P.F. Chang’s-inspired Chicken Endive Wraps (Gluten-free)

P.F. Chang's-inspired Chicken Endive Wraps

The next time you’re craving P.F. Chang’s chicken lettuce wraps, skip the restaurant run and whip up this crowd-pleasing recipe instead! Served in endive boats in lieu of iceberg lettuce leaves, you get a nice nutrient boost as well as an elegant, bite-size presentation. Whether you choose to enjoy them as an appetizer or main course, they’re sure to be a hit!

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Protein- and Animal-style Burger Bites: Think Outside the Lettuce Wrap, Part 1

Protein- and Animal-style Burger Bites

When a six-pound box filled with Belgian endive from California Endive arrived on my doorstep — a thoughtful, unexpected thank you for a recent Brit + Co. post I wrote — my first thought was, “that’s a whole lot of endive.” Not to worry, though, there are countless ways to use it!

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