Thanks so much for reading my Thanksgiving 101 Series. I hope you’ve found some good ideas for making the big day easier. So, we’ve discussed the Turkey, the Gravy, the Mashed Potatoes and the Dressing – so the basics are set. We’ve also discussed some logistics for making the day/week go smoothly. Today I’ve got lots […]
Sometimes you just want a little nibble. Say you and your friends are going out to dinner and just gathering at your place beforehand OR you’re hosting Thanksgiving and you don’t want everyone filling up on appetizers before the big meal. Well, here’s a fabulous idea – Parmesan Thyme Crackers. It’s an Ina recipe I’ve been […]
I love offering a Cheese Board when I entertain – and the best part is how easy it is. No cooking – just shopping! I usually serve a cheese board as an appetizer, the American way. In Europe, you’re more likely to be served a cheese board after dinner. It provides a nice relaxing end to the meal, […]
Have you read David Lebovitz’s new cookbook “My Paris Kitchen” yet? I’ve been reading it for months now. First I looked through the recipes, adding markers for the recipes I wanted to try. Then I looked through the book for the photos. Finally, I am now reading the book.
This recipe for Salted Olive Crisps is the first recipe I marked. I’m always looking for appetizer/nibble recipes. This “savory biscotti” of sorts incorporates the flavors of France in one bite. I was immediately transported back to Provence. All I need now is a glass of rose!