Category: Entertaining

Seared Halloumi With Grains

Seared Halloumi With Grains

Halloumi (or haloumi), is often associated with the Greek island of Cyprus, and is a semi-hard, unripened, brined cheese made from a mixture of goat’s and sheep’s milk and sometimes cow’s milk. Halloumi cheese, often referred to as a “grilling or frying cheese” due to […]

Guacamole

Guacamole

I am a huge fan of guacamole.  If you have been to my house, chances are, I’ve probably made you some. I make it often. Year-round in fact, not just on Cinco de Mayo. I will search high and low in winter months to find […]

Potato And Cheddar Perogies

Potato And Cheddar Perogies

Traditional Easter foods consist of baked meats (typically ham), various sweet breads and chocolate of all varieties. This can likely be attributed to the Lenten season, the 40 days prior to Easter when observant Christians often try to avoid indulgences. But for many Eastern European countries, such […]

Salmon Croquettes

Salmon Croquettes

No one can ever have too many salmon recipes so here’s another fantastic one. Is far as croquettes themselves go, there are numerous version out there, but I’m talking about the more classic French version, but with a modern twist and made with sockeye salmon and […]

Spinach-Artichoke Dip

Spinach-Artichoke Dip

The first time I had spinach dip was in college and it was served in a large hollowed out bread bowl. It was not health food by any means, but I can admit it, the whole thing was delicious. But that was in the Midwest, […]

Baked Chicken Wings + Blue Cheese Dip

Baked Chicken Wings + Blue Cheese Dip

The Super bowl is approaching, and whether you are football fan or not, it’s a time for fun casual gatherings and tasty snack food that is undoubtedly indulgent and unhealthy. I have always maintained the belief that all things in moderation are fine. Honestly, I […]