The weather this year has been stubborn! It seems spring time is having a battle with Mother Nature this year on the East Coast. We are finally starting to see the snow melt and the cherry blossom trees show signs of blossoming. I am ready to get colorful with my produce and give […]

  My husband and I have a thing for tacos. We could eat them a couple of times a week. One of our favorite combinations is chorizo with potato. This is where the idea of a chorizo and pierogy skillet came about. This meal comes together super quick and is amazing for a crowd. It […]

It seems the fall season is a holiday within itself. People get so excited as the weather cools down and pumpkin spice fills the air. People are trading their summer tomatoes for butternut squash, cinnamon, and apples. Fall also seems to kick off events centered around gathering. From September thru January there are a flurry […]

    Memorial Day weekend is upon us again. I start dreaming of summer farmers markets and crab shacks. Brian works out of Boston frequently. One summer we took a drive and went through Portland Maine and Kennebunkport eating anywhere we could. We discovered so many fun places a long the way. You can read […]

Crostini is one of the most perfect appetizers. You can use your imagination to dream up wonderful combinations to top a crusty piece of bread with. This roasted grape crostini with a chili laced ricotta is one delicious bite. Drizzled with honey and sitting on top of New York Style Panetini this is a great […]

Football season is on the horizon as fall is upon us. Everyone is looking for party recipes. This tangy Brussels sprout dip has cheese, and a little bit of ranch dressing. This combination creates a creamy dip that reminds me of the taste of Caesar dressing. The addition of Brussels sprouts makes you feel as […]

This week I am featuring an idea for a “Red, White, and Blue” crostini on the blog. With 4th of July approaching this weekend I thought it would be fun to feature 3 recipes that would be arranged into patriotic colors in honor of this weekend. The “red of the recipes is my¬†Cherry Tomato Bruschetta […]

These quick little bites are packed with flavor. They are perfect for an elegant cocktail party or as an easy appetizer for outdoor entertaining. Caramelizing onions may take some time but they are worth the wait! You can make a big batch of them and save them for sandwiches, burgers, in salads, or for on […]

One of my favorite appetizers growing up was prosciutto and melon. It is simply a piece of cantaloupe wrapped with a piece of prosciutto, which a salty Italian ham. It was a pretty regular dish at family gatherings when the melon was is in season. This recipe takes that idea and puts into a more […]

These meatballs are great appetizers for cocktail party as they are a side dish or lunch. Also, they are good on their own and not fried if you want a healthier spin. I love topping them off with this new product I found from Bottega Mediterranea. It is called La Malva Rosa Crema e Carciofi […]

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