Author Archives: Heather Brower

Chickpea Fritters with Tzatziki

These crispy, savory fritters are presented with classic tzatziki, a garlicky yogurt sauce. INGREDIENTS FOR FRITTERS 7 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 onion, finely diced 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 tablespoon ground cumin Pinch of cayenne 1 can (15 1/2 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained 2 talespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 large egg white […]

Barbecue Chicken on the Grill

The juiciest chicken on the grill starts with bone-in, skin-on pieces. Ask your butcher to cut up a whole chicken. Then dry-brine the chicken with a simple salt-and-pepper rub and let stand; prepare your sauce and get your grill going while you wait. INGREDIENTS Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1 chicken (4 pounds), cut […]

Best Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

Sweet strawberry and tart lemon are seriously perfect together. INGREDIENTS CUPCAKES: 1 box white cake mix, plus ingredients on the box 20 strawberries, trimmed FROSTING: 1 c. (2 sticks) butter, softened 3 1/2 c. powdered sugar 1/4 c. lemonade or freshly squeezed lemon juice 4 drops red food coloring Lemon Slices, for garnish Strawberry slices, […]

Firecracker Jello Cups

PREP:4 hours COOK:1 minute SERVES:10 These festive dessert cups are simply “exploding” with fun! INGREDIENTS: One 3 ounce package of strawberry Jello One 3 ounce package of blue Jello 2 cups boiling water 2 cups heavy cream, whipped 1 cup blueberries DIRECTIONS: In a small bowl, add a cup of the boiling water to the […]