Gorgonzola Stuffed Dates arranged on a glass serving tray

Gorgonzola Stuffed Dates Recipe

Gorgonzola Stuffed Dates are a favorite finger-food appetizer to serve just about anytime you crave them.  Stuffed dates are so easy to make and and are a delicious appetizer that is … Continued

Gorgonzola cheese with Honey

Gorgonzola Cheese with Honey Recipe

Gorgonzola Cheese with Honey is a very simple and utterly spectacular appetizer to serve.  What could be easier to put together than this cheese plate that only needs two ingredients? … Continued

Gorgonzola Cheesecake

Gorgonzola Cheesecake Recipe

Gorgonzola Cheesecake is an excellent and delicious appetizer to serve at your next gathering or special occasion. This is a grown-up version of your typical savory cheesecake.   A very distinctive and … Continued

Sliced Banana Almond Bread Yeast Bread

Almond Banana Bread Recipe

When we think Banana Bread, quick bread comes to mind first.  Try this outstanding Almond Banana bread; it is a Yeast Bread version of banana bread.  The banana makes this … Continued

Gorgonzola and Honey Toast

Gorgonzola Cheese and Honey Toast Recipe

This Gorgonzola Cheese and Honey Toast Recipe is a very simple and elegant Italian appetizer!  Gorgonzola or Blue cheese and honey are a wonderful example of how well the sweet flavor of … Continued

Domain Chandon Cheese Spread

Domain Chandon Cheese Spread Recipe

Domain Chandon Cheese Spread is an easy-to-make outstanding recipe.  I first tasted this excellent appetizer at the Domaine Chandon Winery in Napa Valley during a wine tasting.  It was so … Continued

Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms are so good!  Yummy!  Excellent served as an appetizer and also especially good served with your favorite steak.  It is one of my favorite appetizers to … Continued

Blue Cheese Gougere

Blue Cheese Gougeres Recipe

These outstanding Blue Cheese Gougeres are the traditional harvest snack for the grape growers and winemakers of burgundy.  This version was created with blue cheese to complement Oregon’s wonderful Pinot Noir … Continued

Blue Cheese and Spiced Walnut Terrine Recipe

Blue Cheese and Spiced Walnut Terrine Recipe

  This Blue Cheese and Spiced Walnut Terrine Recipe is absolutely wonderful.  Because of its richness, I do not recommend serving this terrine as a dinner course, but as an … Continued

Truffle Custard with Crab and Caviar

Truffle Custard with Crab and Caviar Recipe

Truffle Custard with Crab and Caviar appetizer is infused with  truffle oil and garnished with caviar – plus the wonderful crab in the custard recipe.  So beautiful and so delicious!  The … Continued

Caviar deviled eggs

Uptown Caviar Deviled Eggs Recipe

Uptown Caviar Deviled Eggs take stuffed eggs to a new level.  By adding caviar, the taste becomes sensational and the eggs very gourmet! Deviled eggs involve a mixture of mashed egg … Continued

Cucumber Zucchini Agua Fresca

Cucumber Zucchini Agua Fresca Recipe

Agua Fresca de Pepino y Calabacin My daughters came across this unique and very refreshing Cucumber Zucchini Agua Fresca at a local farmer’s market this weekend.  This drink really hit … Continued

Infused Wate

Cucumber, Lavender, Mint Infused Water Recipe

 Making Infused or Spa Waters Many spas serve fancy waters like this Cucumber, Lavender, Mint Infused Water.  Infused Waters or Spa Waters are so simple to make, plus they are so … Continued

Glass of Rhode Island Coffee Milk

Rhode Island Coffee Milk Recipe and History

There is a lot more to Rhode Island than just being the smallest state in our nation.   Certain foods have become statewide traditions and part of the state’s history. … Continued

Smoked salmon and caviar terrine

Smoked Salmon and Caviar Terrine Recipe

  These Smoked Salmon and Caviar Terrine is an elegant make-ahead dish.  This is excellent for the busy holiday season or any time of the year.  In fact, nothing says … Continued