Baked Cheesy Spinach Dip

Baked Cheesy Spinach Dip

This Baked Cheesy Spinach Dip has been a staple at recent family and friends gatherings at our house. It is not only delicious, but it is also easy to prepare especially because it can be prepared ahead of time, refrigerated, and baked before your guests arrive. I mean it could be prepared the night before, […]

Trader Joe's Charcuterie Board with Shopping List

Trader Joe’s Charcuterie Board with Shopping List

Let’s face it. This is the party season. The holidays are almost here, my friends, and this Trader Joe’s Charcuterie Board with Shopping List is perfect for the busy entertainer. Your shopping is simplified and your execution made easy with the model below. A little light prepping and chopping is needed but not too much. […]

Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto for President!!! All summer long I enjoy beautiful homegrown or market bought basil in the form of Pesto. Basil Pesto is the bomb. Seriously! This Pesto is so versatile… It pairs well with a variety of dishes. The recipe is very simple and it is nut-free. Not because I can’t have nuts, I […]

Charcuterie Board

Charcuterie Board

Are you ready to receive those guests?  Whether for the holiday season or a friendly get together, a simple Charcuterie Board with all the delicious bites is sure to get your guests eating and enjoying themselves.  The word Charcuterie is French, and it means cold cooked meats. While I love the cold cooked meats idea, […]

Panna Cotta with Topping

Panna Cotta with Fruit Topping

Panna Cotta is such an easy dessert to make and it is so tasty. Trust me, when i say that your dinner, lunch, brunch or breakfast guests will be impressed with this one. Prep ahead of time and serve whenever you want. All you need is a few ingredients and a little time; by little, […]

Prosciutto Wrapped Eggs

The Brunch Edition

This brunch came together due to the rainy, icy Sunday we had last week. Thank you, Spring! In a way I’m thankful but then I’m not. This ugly weather canceled our plans for the day and we were confined, yet again, to the house. What’s better than spending the day cooking and eating?? Especially when […]

Poppy Seed Pancakes with Lemon

  Happy weekend, friends! When your kids ask for pancakes for breakfast you don’t deny them. You make them and then reward yourself with a couple, or five. These Poppy Seed Pancakes with Lemon are to die for. Of course my kids did not eat these as they prefer their pancakes plain with syrup. So […]

The Best Chili Recipe

Back revisiting this favorite of mine. It really is The Best Chili Recipe This time though, I made a vegetarian batch of The Best Chili Recipe. I nixed all the meat and the beer, and I added mushrooms to the mix. It was just as delicious. Of course, I garnished my portion with avocado slices. […]

Refreshing Bourbon Cocktails

Who doesn’t love a tasty and refreshing cocktail? I know I do! Especially while trying to unwind after a long day or a long and busy week. Now, I have to say that I am new to the Bourbon craze. Frankly, I don’t know much about Bourbon. But, the few cocktails I have tasted here […]

Mango+Peach+Mint Sorbet

This summer treat is the easiest to make and it is so delicious. You can even make it a boozy treat if you wish, for all the adults (21+) at your party. I added a little Elderflower liquor like St-Germain to the mix, but I suspect that it would be delicious with Rum, Tequila and even Vodka. […]