Take-out Tuesday, Brioche Bites with Raspberry Mustard

Happy Valentine’s Day!     You’ve heard the old sayings, “You eat with your eyes first,” and “Presentation is everything…”     Well, that’s what this dish is all about, eye candy     It’s just a simple ham and cheese sandwich       Except it’s made with French brioche rolls       … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Seafood lunch

Recently we entertained some very hard working friends during a leisurely September weekend on the coast.  I decided to set the tone for the weekend with a little “counterscape” on my kitchen island I filled a large shell dish [Pottery Barn 2010] with some of my favorite shells…then I added some blue pebbles just for … Continue reading

Party Panache, Asparagus Party Sandwiches

Easy to make, a breeze to serve, sure to please because they are warm and creamy liked grilled cheese, and yes, they FREEZE! I make these often, and wrap and freeze extras before cooking.  For parties you can cut them into 4 triangles for an appetizer bite, or cut in 1/2 to serve with a … Continue reading

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