Tag: party food

Muffuletta

Muffuletta

The Muffuletta is one of the greatest sandwiches ever created, yet sadly many have never heard of it. The Muffuletta is a New Orleans classic, created in 1906 by a local grocery owner named Salvatore Lupo. Lupo, an attentive man, watched as Sicilian farmers would come […]

Summer Fruit Platter

Summer Fruit Platter

I love Summer! Summer is the season for abundant fruit selection. From grocery stores to farms stands, gorgeous, flavorful enticing fruit surrounds us. Just looking at the bountiful selections makes me feel healthier. I have blogged about how to make an irresistible winter fruit platter. Here, some of the […]

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“. […]

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks For My Oldest Son

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks For My Oldest Son

My older son believes that he could live on mozzarella sticks—they are his guilty pleasure.  When I was his age, I loved them as well.  For lunch, my friends and I would often head to Mama’s Pizza on Broadway on the Upper West Side, right […]

Herb Marinated Goat Cheese That’s Perfect For Entertaining

Herb Marinated Goat Cheese That’s Perfect For Entertaining

Chances are, you have had this before, especially if you love cheese. If not, you have been missing out.  Marinated goat cheese is an easy and delicious thing; and if you are entertaining, your guests will love it.  It’s casual, flavorful, and it takes very […]

Oven Skillet S’mores, In Case You’re Missing Summer

Oven Skillet S’mores, In Case You’re Missing Summer

Oven s’mores are my new thing. S’mores make me happy in the summer; toasting marshmallows on long skewers brings me joy (all except the part when my boys start sparring with the utensils).  National S’mores Day is not till August 10th, but who can wait […]