Tag: appetizers

Fresh Fig Spread

Fresh Fig Spread

Oh boy do I love figs, always have.  Fig Newtons (now called simply Newtons) in my lunch box as a kid was a favorite. I don’t think I encountered a fresh fig until I was in my mid-20’s.  But, no surprise, I liked them right away. […]

How To Make A Killer Charcuterie Board

How To Make A Killer Charcuterie Board

A charcuterie board is a great, easy go-to for entertaining and it works year-round. If it is made well, and is visually appealing, it will be desirable to any non-vegetarian guest. Seriously.  Most people love a great charcuterie.  The word, pronounced  “shar-cute-er-ree”, means “pork-butcher’s shop“. […]

Hushpuppies With Maple Butter, Oh Boy Are They Delicious

Hushpuppies With Maple Butter, Oh Boy Are They Delicious

Oh my goodness: hushpuppies are a delicious, new comfort food discovery for me. Honestly, if you are adverse to frying anything, stop reading right now and maybe go look at a healthier dish I make, like my kale salad.  Hushpuppies are not healthy, nor can I […]