Have you ever been watching a show or movie and see someone making or eating something that looks so scrumptious that you can't stop thinking about it afterwards? It stays with you, makes your mouth water, causes you to cook at late hours of the night, or drive to a store or restaurant because you … Continue reading Movie Scene-Inspired Food: Main Dish Bruschetta
I have been itching to post about this brilliant dish that I was introduced to by our friends Rich and Gretchen a while back. They made this lovely whipped feta topped with honey for a gathering- served with grilled sausage from a local butcher, and warm naan bread. Oh my. It is salty, tangy, sweet and … Continue reading Whipped Feta & Our Recent Tooth Pick/ Bread Board Dinners
We play this game in my family, when we cook something that is pretty, or yummy, or special. We say, "How much do you think this would cost at a … Continue reading Hummus: Cracking the Code
We have been having a lot of conversations lately in our house about whether foods are finger foods or fork foods. My 12 year old is the chief offender of eating with his hands. In his defense, he is a great eater and his messy eating struggles really have to do with the passion with … Continue reading Cilantro Sour Cream Dip and Tostadas
December was such a busy month with a very full load of grading and closing down the semester, followed by a child-filled holiday season. Therefore, blogging had to be put on the back-burner. However, two things that I made this month, that I just have to share are Cranberry Sauce and Jalapeno Poppers. Homemade … Continue reading Some December Favorites
Do you love Mexican Layer Dip as much as I do? Tell me you've had it. It's one of my favorite party foods to make (and eat). It is always a crowd-pleaser. You can add or delete anything you like. I put cilantro, mostly because it's so fresh and pretty, but you can omit it. I … Continue reading Mexican Layer Dip- A Party Food Where The Party Is Optional
Have you experienced Chimichurri? It's an Argentinian Sauce, similar to Pesto, but made with a Parsley base. If you haven't, you must! It was love at first taste for me. A couple of years ago we went to Eastland Cafe for dinner with friends. In our life, this is considered special-occasion, high-style dining – since eating … Continue reading Chimichurri – I Could Almost Drink It!