Take-out Tuesday, Summer Peach Pizza with Prosciutto, Burrata & Basil

How about a gourmet pizza, fit for the most discriminating foodie, with the freshest ingredients, ready in only 15 minutes, start to finish~     Faster and healthier and more delicious than take-out or delivery!     This pizza features Burrata cheese, Mozzarella’s sophisticated cousin,  basically a ball of Mozzarella with a creamy, buttery inside, … Continue reading

Party Panache, 3 Easy Party Appetizers

October has been a busy month and I’ve had to take some short cuts and come up with  appetizers that are party worthy, yet easy to put together Photos are very limited, but I wanted to share these easy and “people popular” tasty bites with the busy holiday season upon us     Saturday is … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Pepperoni Lovers Crostini

Pepperoni…   Are you a fan?  I love cured Italian meats and recently discovered a way to make them a tad healthier, Salami Chips, and decided to try this method with pepperoni to make a topping for crostini     After 20-30 seconds in the microwave, most of the fat is rendered out and it … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Mushroom Toast with Rosemary and Sea Salt

I am addicted to the Rosemary and Sea Salt bread from the Fresh Market Don’t worry, if you can’t buy it, I will show you a quick way to make your own   Toast bread slices and saute the mushrooms in a little butter and olive oil Add rosemary and freshly ground black pepper Deglaze … Continue reading

Secret Recipe Club, Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam Crostini with Pimento Cheese and Praline Pecans

Secret Recipe Club Reveal Day!  My assigned blog this month is Authentic Suburban Gourmet and I had a ball perusing her wonderful recipes and ideas…Lisa has a regular feature called Friday Nite Bites that was right up my alley, mouth watering appetizers and light bites for entertaining Lisa lives in the San Fransico area and … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Tomato Basil Butter

This flavorful butter will brighten up your summer!  Make up a batch to take to the next BBQ or picnic, your host will love having some to stash away! Roast some tomatoes with some olive oil and salt & pepper It’s a beautiful thing! Slide all this yumminess into a dish of softened butter Add … Continue reading

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