Summer’s into full swing with parties, grilling, and sun. And the fourth of July festivities seem to bring out the cook in everyone. Every year my girlfriend Mariann throws a fabulous fourth of July bash in her amazing backyard. She is the perfect hostess, greeting each guest in a timely manor and putting out [...]
As the height of the summer party season approaches, Emmi Roth USA, one of the world’s premier dairy companies and maker of specialty and artisan cheeses, has some suggestions for incorporating the hot new trend in cheese into party fare.
Swiss Alp Bellevue (Photo Credit: emmirothusa.com)
Cheese consumers like to explore new things, [...]
Take a fresh and easy approach to the food you serve. When feeding a crowd, dips are always a good bet.
Avocado Corn Dip (Photo Credit: myrecipes.com)
For the host, dips are easy to assemble and to clean up. While those invited can grab a bite to eat and socialize among the other [...]
Happy Memorial Day! I am sure many of you are in full grilling mode at this moment. Unless, like myself you were fortunate to be invited somewhere. Then the only dilemma is what food to bring. There are so many from which to chose, but I dare say, this one is a winner. Tomato, [...]
Planning and upcoming Mother’s Day or graduation party? Spring parties can be somewhat tricky to cook for, since the weather could be either cool or warm, and there are so many different events to plan for. It can be tough to find foods that will please all of your guests, appeal to a variety [...]
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American culture loves a great underdog story. Guess what, Cinco de Mayo fits this sentiment perfectly. Contrary to the popular belief that Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexico’s Independence Day, it is actually a historic military success. Cinco de Mayo, which is Spanish for the fifth of May [...]
I put together a recipe using Mary’s “Just Crumbs” which can only be bought online, as they are a limited product. Enjoy!
“Just Crumbs” Eggplant Sandwiches (adapted from a recipe on Real Simple)
Photo taken by Dionna Mash
• 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
• 2 large eggs, beaten
• 1 [...]
With summer rapidly approaching I can’t help but daydream about all of the fab summer BBQ’s in my near future. I’m just as ready to get my grill on as any other summer enthusiast, and can’t wait to dust off all of my go-to “dip” recipes and share them with my friends. Six or [...]
Crispy bacon wrapped around sweet dates that have been stuffed with cheese and roasted to perfection, need I say more? It is nice to have an easy to assemble, crowd pleasing appetizer in your recipe file and this is one is at the top of my list.
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I tried these [...]
I opened my email from Whole Foods today and was pleasantly surprised by their recipe suggestions for spring. Amongst the cabbage, asparagus, and pineapple, it was the artichoke that got me the most excited, as it always brings back childhood memories.
Photo courtesy hellobeautiful.com.
I don’t know how my parents did it, but [...]