Snacks and Starters

Union Square Cafe’s Bar Nuts

Union Square Cafe’s Bar Nuts - January 07, 2017

  I have come across this recipe many times from different food bloggers, magazines, and cookbooks.  I made this version for my New Years Eve party and I got rave reviews.  The recipe calls for fresh rosemary and to be »
Avocado Toast

Avocado Toast - December 21, 2016

Of course everyone has their favorite avocado toast combination.  Of course I know it’s on every food blog out there.  Of course I know no matter how many we all eat it never gets old.  I Know if you are »
Cheddar Pretzel Bites

Cheddar Pretzel Bites - March 19, 2013

The more I have been cooking lately, I have been examining how I feel as I cook different things.  Sometimes when I’m in the kitchen I’m relaxed, I want to turn on some music and imagine myself in that popular »
Lobster Cakes with Black Forest Bacon and Lemon Aioli

Lobster Cakes with Black Forest Bacon and Lemon Aioli - February 15, 2013

This is the ultimate lobster cake!  You could even take the ingredients here and stir fry them up and get the most flavorful mouth watering tender bites of goodness you can imagine.  The star in these cakes is the lobster, »
Game On!

Game On! - February 02, 2013

I hope this isn’t too late to give you some ideas for cooking up some goodness for tomorrow nights game.  I promise next time to be more on the ball.  In the meantime here are some easy and delicious recipes »
Baked Crab Rangoon Roll-up

Baked Crab Rangoon Roll-up - January 18, 2013

I had the hardest time naming this dish!  I wanted to make a traditional Crab Ragoon, but Whole Foods doesn’t sell Wonton wrappers anymore?…I won’t go there:)!  My wheels began to spin, and I decide to take it to a »
Muscle Chow Chicken Meatballs

Muscle Chow Chicken Meatballs - January 16, 2013

As you may know, I live in a household of boys.  I am out numbered in all sorts of ways.  Cooking is often a challenge because I want to eat healthy and the men want something resembling an episode from »
Holy Moly Great Guacamole

Holy Moly Great Guacamole - January 05, 2013

Everyone has “the best” guacamole recipe.  I hear it all the time, “Mine is the best”.  Guacamole is a very personal thing.  Some like it with tomato, and some don’t.  Many people like a lot of cilantro, my husband does »
Wine and Cheese Spread

Wine and Cheese Spread - December 31, 2012

I saw this recipe over at Smitten Kitchen, she calls it Fromage Fort.  I had never heard of it before so I turned to my best friend, Google:)  Fromage Fort is nothing more than an incredibly easy way to use »
Bang Bang Shrimp

Bang Bang Shrimp - December 10, 2012

  My husband Marc calls me from work and starts going on and on about this guy Bosco he works with.  I was in the middle of a manicure so my patients were thin, and if you know my husband, »