Recipe Box, Italian Sandwich Ring with Smokey Pimiento Cheese

  Originally when I was developing this recipe, I was thinking I’d make a savory version of a King cake for Mardi Gras         But since Mardi Gras is way yesterday, I decided to just call it an Italian Sandwich Ring         It is actually similar to a New … Continue reading

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.Β  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.Β  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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