Simply Scratch

Over the past few years I’ve been on a mission to find and create recipes that I can make from scratch. I hope you enjoy the recipes on this blog as they are tried and true from my kitchen to yours!

Homemade Caramel Sauce

I picked up my first...more

Peach, Prosciutto + Goat Cheese Crostini

It’s no secret. I do not like goat cheese. I’ve only said as much, like a gazillion times on this bog ....more

Watermelon Wedge Salad

Have you seen? Topping wedges of watermelon with all things salad related is a major trend this summer. I stumbled upon this genius idea after seeing a few similar...more

Summer Peach + Raspberry Pie

I feel like I’m...more

Whipped Feta + Marinated Tomatoes on Toast

Right now we have SO many tomatoes growing in our garden. We have five plants total, early girls, roma, some monster variety (I have no idea what they’re called) and a cherry tomato plant. Most are green and yet to turn but my husband and I check daily, waiting and watching them, ever so slowly going from green to orange to red, we’ll pick them and use them immediately ....more

Kale + Brussels Sprout Chopped Salad

I’m thinking Kale and brussels sprouts in the same recipe title might be a little risky. BUT kale and brussles in the same salad?? Is pretty dang tasty ....more

Blistered Shishito Peppers + Smoky White Cheddar Aioli

I hit the grocery lottery when I found a bag of perfect, unblemished...more

Fattoush Salad

Fattoush, fattoosh or fattush… either way you spell it-...more

Grilled Za’atar Chicken Thighs

I don’t nearly grill chicken thighs as often as I should. It’s like when I’m at the grocery store, my arm has a mind of it’s own and automatically reaches for chicken breasts, skipping over all other options. My brain knows that thigh meat is truly where all the flavor is at, especially when grilled ....more

Honey Glazed Salmon + Fresh Mango Salsa

There’s something about salmon with a fruit salsa over top that I just love. Rich buttery salmon plus a fresh burst of fruit- gah! It’s summer so fresh produce is at it’s best and my body literally craves light and healthy meals just like this ....more