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Bruschetta, tomato, basil, garlic

Easy Homemade Bruschetta


Monday, June 19, 2017

I consider this easy homemade bruschetta an oldie but a goodie. I needed something quick to bring over to a friends house for an impromptu Memorial Day pool party and I was inspired by these fresh, colorful tomatoes at Central Market. (I actually don’t like tomatoes all that much but for some reason this works ...

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Fork Free Appetizers - butternut squash soup, milkshakes, blt bites and chicken and waffles

Fork Free Appetizers Perfect for Holiday Entertaining


Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The holiday entertaining season is almost over, but if you’re like me you’re always looking for new recipes and ideas for your next party! Fabulous fork free appetizers are the first thing I look for when I’m planning a menu.   I like to enjoy my parties so my preference is easy, make-ahead items that just look ...

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Sweet Holiday Treats


Monday, December 12, 2016

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is holiday baking! It’s the perfect time to try new recipes, and share a few sweet holiday treats with those you love. Some people have tried and true family recipes that are a tradition to make each year, but my mom is more of a cooker ...

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Strawberry Orange Juice Mimosa Champagne

Strawberry Orange Juice Mimosa


Tuesday, November 22, 2016

November's Mimosa of the Month is a simple but special Strawberry Orange Juice Mimosa. With all the fuss around Thanksgiving dinner and the lead up to Christmas I thought something easy might be in needed.   With a house full of guests and the inevitable round of parties and open houses that come with the holiday season, ...

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Thanksgiving Menu Ideas


Tuesday, November 22, 2016

I like to mess around with our Thanksgiving Day menu right up until the last minute! And, while I love the idea of trying new things, I try to stick to my general entertaining rule of thumb 'go with what you know.' Even after hours of searching through my favorite cookbooks and blogs, I usually end ...

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Champagne, Prosecco, Sparkling Wine, Oh My!


Friday, October 21, 2016

It’s no secret that I love Champagne. And Prosecco. And Sparkling Wine. And sometimes even Cava. I firmly believe that bubbles make people happy, regardless of place of origin.   But in honor of Champagne Day, I thought I would take a few minutes to share the differences between various sparkling wines. But then I found this ...

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