Glasses of Martini cocktails

Classic Martini Recipe – The Perfect Martini

Classic Martini recipe contains gin and vermouth and is garnished with olives or a lemon twist.  Gin has always been the more traditional choice, but Vodka martinis have had a huge … Continued

Chickpea Crostini

Chickpea Crostini Recipe

  Chickpea Crostini is excellent served with any wine of your choice – a perfect wine tasting appetizer.  In fact, I first served this delightful appetizer at a wine tasting … Continued

Cauliflower Gratin

Cauliflower Gratin with Gruyere and Hazelnuts Recipe

Cauliflower Gratin with Gruyere and Hazelnuts recipe is so very easy and simple to make.  It is another of my many favorite cauliflower recipes in my personal recipe files – it … Continued

Cauliflower Crostini

Cauliflower Crostini Recipe – Crostini di Cavolfiore

Cauliflower Crostini is known as Crostini di Cavolfore in Italy.  When I first found this unusual and interesting appetizer recipe, I though “How interesting.  I must try this recipe.”  Naturally, I … Continued

Tapenade with Goat Cheese

Black and Green Tapenade with Goat Cheese Crostini Recipe

Black and Green Tapenade with Goat Cheese Crostini is the perfect taste combination to serve your family and guests for any occasion that comes up.  This is a delicious olive … Continued

Black Truffle Canape

Black Truffle Canape Recipe

  This Black Truffle Canape looks so elegant and is very delicious.  Indulge yourself and your guests with this very simple Canape recipe.  By using truffle shavings, it makes your expensive … Continued

Smoked Salmon and Caviar Canapes

Smoked Salmon and Caviar Canapes Recipe

Smoked Salmon and Caviar Canapes make a wonderful sophisticated New Year’s Eve appetizer to serve your family and friends.  All you need is a glass of champagne for a toast.  They are … Continued

Tomato Bruchetta

Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

This Tomato Bruschetta Recipe is the most wonderful appetizer to make during your local garden-ripe tomato season.  It is perfect for a party because ahead of time, you can make a large … Continued

Toast with Chocolate and Fleur de Sel

Toast with Chocolate and Fleur De Sel Recipe

What a great way to start off a meal celebrating the wonderful ingredient that is chocolate with this fantastic Toast with Chocolate and Fleur de Sel.   This is a … Continued

bourbon slush

Bourbon Slush Recipe

Bourbon Slush or Slushie is a great sweet and slushy cocktail alcoholic frozen drink made with black tea and fruit juices.  Bourbon Slush is a sweet cocktail with a zip of … Continued

Blue Margarita

Blue Margarita Cocktail Recipe

Blue Margarita Cocktail is simple to make, so delicious to drink, and so pretty to look at.  This Blue Margarita is also called a Moonlight Margarita or an Electric Margarita, … Continued

Blended Fresh Strawberry Margarita

Fresh Strawberry Margarita Recipe

What could be more refreshing than a cool Fresh Strawberry Margarita? This is a refreshing summer drink that you can enjoy all year.  Of course the flavor is best in … Continued

Spanish Tomato Toast

Spanish Tomato Toast Recipe – Pan con Tomate

This simple Spanish Tomato Toast Recipe (Pan con Tomate), is a delightful combination of toasted bread and tomatoes which is a classic Catalana tapa served before the meal.  It originated … Continued

Pomodori Al Forno

Oven Bake Tomatoes Recipe – Pomodori Al Forno

This classic Italian Pomodori Al Forno Recipe is SO GOOD!  Roasted and marinated tomatoes are considered Italian comfort food and will literally melt in your mouth.     This Pomodori … Continued

Oyster Bruschetta Appetizer

Oyster Bruschetta Recipe

Oyster Bruschetta will absolutely be devoured by all oyster lovers!  They are a wonderful Italian appetizer to serve before your next holiday meal or anytime of the year when you … Continued