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Easy Homemade Bruschetta

by 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 ...

Strawberry Orange Juice Mimosa

by 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, ...

Thanksgiving Menu Ideas

by 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 ...

Holy Guacamole!

by Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Guacamole is my go-to. Whether I need a tried and true something to bring to a friends house, a quick app when entertaining last minute guests, or a healthy afternoon snack, homemade guacamole never disappoints. Generally speaking, there are a million ways to make great guac. It’s all a matter of preference and what’s handy. If ...