Guacamole

Happy Cinco de Mayo, Everyone! This year Cinco de Mayo will be celebrated a little differently for most since we can’t go out to a Mexican Restaurant to enjoy our favorite Cinco de Mayo meals and appetizers. I wanted to share with you one of my guacamole recipes that you can make and enjoy in…

Turkey Meatballs

Are you looking for a hearty appetizer to add to your New Year’s Eve party or even your upcoming Superbowl Party? I made an appetizer twice this Holiday Season and it was a hit both times. I made it once for my annual Christmas Party and then yesterday to bring to a friend’s house. These…

Auntie Krissy’s Guacamole

Last night we were invited to my sister-in-law’s home for dinner. It was a send-off for her oldest daughter, Alexis, who is heading to Michigan to start a new adventure … her next chapter. Her boyfriend, John, is from the midwest and would like to go back. It’s a great place to live and he…

Endive, Goat Cheese and Spicy Sweet Pecans

Last night was such a fun night! My friends and I celebrated the birthdays of 3 of our very good friends. There are 8 of us that celebrate our birthdays together throughout the year and 3 of the ladies have birthdays in April … Azita, Susan, and Marie. I love a night with great friends…

Mascarpone and Pomegranate Crostini

  Looking for an appetizer to please the ladies at your Super Bowl party? I think I’ve come up with one they will love … The guys are going to love it too. I just had Dennis try it and he thought it was fantastic. I had some pomegranate’s in my fridge that I wanted…

Olive Balls

  Last night was my annual Christmas party that I host each and every December. I look forward to this party as it starts my holiday season off with much happiness and good cheer. I love to cook a nice dinner for my friends, along with having an array of appetizers and sweet treats. Sometimes,…

Italian Garlic Mascarpone Dip

I’m hosting my Thursday Night Book Club tonight. Book club is always my favorite night(s) of the month. I belong to two book clubs that meet in the evening and another that meets in the morning. We each meet once a month. For Thursday Night Book Club, there are usually 5 of us. Tonight, however,…

Baked Ricotta with Fresh Herbs

Last night was our turn to host our Dinner Club. The Del Mar Dinner Club (as we call ourselves). Dennis and I look forward to getting together with our dinner club each time we meet. We gather quarterly, so each couple hosts one time a year. One of the appetizers I decided to make for…

Cinco de Mayo Nachos

Last night for Cinco de Mayo, I decided to make a big cast iron skillet of chicken nachos for Dennis and myself for dinner. Kylie was out with her friend, so it was just the two of us hanging out in front of the t.v. watching a movie. I started by seasoning and roasting two…

Food for the Super Bowl … And Beyond

As everyone knows, yesterday was the Super Bowl. I, personally, loved the half-time show and thought Lady Gaga did a fabulous job. It brought me back to when I saw her in concert six years ago. She was quite the entertainer and still is. Yesterday’s menu consisted of many things … chicken sausages cooked in white…