Oysters + Mango Serrano Mignonette

Welcome back to QCK! One of my favorite things about summer is chilled shellfish on hot days. I'm not alone in this, there's a reason Stella's Fish Cafe is so popular here in MN, rooftop patio and tons of options from sushi to peel and eat shrimp and of course, oysters. What's not to love? … Continue reading Oysters + Mango Serrano Mignonette


Marinated Cherry Tomato & Mozzarella

Welcome back to QCK! We all know one of the best parts of summer is the produce, especially here in Minnesota. It seems like we go all year eating flavorless fruits and vegetables and don't even realize it until you get that first garden or farmers market tomato that's so flavorful it almost takes you … Continue reading Marinated Cherry Tomato & Mozzarella

Corn on the Cob + Cilantro Chile Lime Butter

Welcome Back to QCK! As we all know, no summer meal is complete without corn on the cob. All it needs is butter and salt, but that doesn't mean we can't switch up the classics sometimes. So, today I'm sharing my favorite way to eat corn on the cob, with cilantro, chile and lime butter. … Continue reading Corn on the Cob + Cilantro Chile Lime Butter

Sunny Shrimp Salad Lettuce Wraps

Welcome back to QCK! Today I'm sharing my recipe for these super easy, super flavorful lettuce wraps. This is one of my favorite warm weather recipes because it's so light but so flavorful and surprisingly filling. They're also a great low carb, low calorie, gluten free, dairy free option. And yes, I totally just made … Continue reading Sunny Shrimp Salad Lettuce Wraps

The Crispiest Oven Fries

Welcome back to QCK! Today I'm sharing my recipe for super crispy oven fries and I'm really excited about it for a few reasons. Partly because they're delicious and so easy, but mostly because this is a true Quarter Cup Kitchen friendly recipe, which I feel like I haven't posted much of recently. Of course, … Continue reading The Crispiest Oven Fries

Burrata Toast + Oven Roasted Sangria Tomatos, Sweet Peppers and Pesto

Welcome back to QCK! Today I wanted to share a really delicious and easy lunch that's perfect for anyone working from home. It's also a great treat yo self lunch for anyone working on the frontlines during this pandemic (thank you). Despite the name of this dish, it actually takes almost no time or effort. … Continue reading Burrata Toast + Oven Roasted Sangria Tomatos, Sweet Peppers and Pesto

Elote Nachos

Welcome back to QCK!I hope everyone's staying productive, creative, and healthy! Today I want to share my elote nacho recipe. I love this recipe because it's bright, fresh, and really fun. It's also great for quarantine because you probably already have everything you need in your pantry and freezer. I added some fresh cilantro and … Continue reading Elote Nachos

Savory Monkey Bread + Beer Cheese Dip

Welcome back to QCK! In honor of Super Bowl Weekend (AKA Snack Bowl Weekend) I wanted to share one of my favorite party recipes; savory monkey bread with beer cheese. It's a super simple recipe that can please literally any crowd. My favorite thing about this recipe is that it combines so many different flavors … Continue reading Savory Monkey Bread + Beer Cheese Dip