Month: March 2016

Dips

Easter Ceviche

We always had egg salad when I was growing up.  As I was thinking about what to do with my left-over painted eggs from Easter (besides deviled eggs, of course!), I thought of all of my fave things about ceviche – cilantro, jalapeño, sweet corn & seafood – and what a great mix that would be with egg […]

Appetizers, Comfort Plates

Panko Ravioli

You cannot beat a comfort-filled Italian app, such as toasted ravioli. Melted cheese, prego!  I’ve had my fair share of toasted ravioli, and always thought that it was too hard to make.  However, with only 6 ingredients and your choice of ravioli (butternut squash, spinach or three cheese, the options are endless!), it’s a quick fix […]

Cocktails

Killer Cozies

 Put your seatbelt on for these bad boys! This cocktail was created with Momma Jolly after a stressful day that needed some mother-daughter-against-the-world time.  It has been legendary ever since.  The Jolly Hostess twist in this cocktail comes from lots of lime to offset the sweetness of the Cointreau, for a […]

Appetizers, Comfort Plates

Bourguignon Pastries

Bourguignon is a French word for “cooked in red wine,” aka “to die for.” One of my favorite family dishes is beef bourguignon, which usually consumes a holiday weekend with lots of stirring, simmering and tasting. After hours of cooking until it’s just right (and several champagne toasts!), we enjoy the beautiful presentation and taste of this […]