Pickled eggs are simple and easy. Some like them, some don’t like them because of what they are. If they could get past that, they might just find out how much they enjoy these guys. They are such a treat by themselves, in a salad, as part of an antipasto plate or as an appetizer. The […]
Well, I made a whole lot of my delicious pesto for the holidays. I gave a bunch of jars to my taste testers and passed out more to my neighbors. I needed to figure out some simple, creative ways to use what I had left over. One of the ideas I came up with was […]
I love olives in just about any form, and these garlic olives couldn’t be simpler. Even though I’ve posted this before, I thought it would be fun to showcase this recipe again. It always happens like this, we are expecting a great deal of company at different points in time. When this happens, I like to make as […]
We love these amazing roasted olives. Whenever we have a group visiting for any reason, these Roasted Olives are always something we prepare for everyone’s enjoyment. They are super easy and make a real splash when entertaining. I first made these roasted olives a few years ago for a group of people who were visiting our home.
I happened to be in Nuggets Market, my favorite grocery store, when I came upon this recipe. I just had a reader ask for a hummus recipe and then a very good friend of mine, my assistant, asked as well. When Leora Wager@Sketching Out posted about a salad in a jar, I figured it was serendipity, as if […]
I know, Chicken Liver Pate? I have a story for you. Many years ago we had a party in our home and one of the items on the buffet was my Chicken Liver Pate. I had done a great job in its presentation. A neighbor had been seriously enjoying it and finally asked what it was. When I told her it was my Chicken Liver Pate, her face went blank…
Cheese boards are the easiest thing ever to serve for any type of entertaining. A good cheese course works well before or after any meal, anytime really. While picking out cheeses, pick out three to five cheeses that will go well with each other. What should you choose? Let me help you with that. Cheese […]