Give day-old bread a gourmet make-over in the air fryer. Roughly cube bread and lightly brush with olive oil. Sprinkle the cubes with salt and pepper and a pinch of garlic powder. Cook for 5 minutes at 370° for extra-crunchy croutons.
No special equipment or ingredients required to make these fun chicken salad sushi roll ups at home. Simply press out a piece of soft white bread (or let the kids smash it with their hands) on a large Swiss chard leaf, then top the bread with chicken salad, cucumber sticks and carrot sticks. Roll the “sushi” and slice into 1-inch pieces. These little sushi rolls are adorable for snack time, a picnic or packed in a lunchbox.
The front patio was designed for breaking bread with friends and enjoying views of the garden. A long wooden table centers the space, with a buffet that keeps dishes within easy reach, while a black accent wall adds a touch of intrigue.
Turning left off the living room leads visitors into the dining area. Here, a modern wood table and eight gray slipper chairs create a stylish spot to break bread, while reclaimed wood beams and a Craftsman-esque door continue the rustic touches.
This simple, rustic appetizer is a great way to get any fall or holiday gathering started. The flavors are a little sweet and a little savory. The textures shine with toasty bread, crunchy nuts and a delicious creamy topping.
Wine and cheese parties are all about enjoying the fine things in life with family and friends over conversation. Turn your coffee table into a wine pairing station by laying out cheeses, breads and wine glasses for your friends to serve and sample as a group.