Tag: Cheese

STRAWBERRY SALAD

Strawberry season is finally here and I will indulge, once again, in a favorite salad that marries the beautiful sweet and savory flavors on one plate! Can you believe I planned for this way back in February, when I planted some lettuce seeds in a few indoor pots? AND THEY […]

THYME QUICHE

Eggs, for me, are always a meal: Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner. This fast and easy quiche can be prepared in a large pie dish, using your favorite pie crust, or store bought (if time is in your way), and these simple ingredients. Quiche Ingredients Makes 1 large, or 4 mini-quiche […]

PAO DE QUEIJO

I haven’t made Brazilian Cheese bread since I left Brazil a few years ago. But, with all the gluten-free friends and family around me now, I had to wow them with the best dang bread they will ever eat! The flour ground from the yucca, (manioc, cassava) root is used […]

PICNIC SEASON

PICNIC season is finally here! Oh, how we embrace this time of year. Whether seaside, park bench, or blanket spread in your backyard or deck, it is an occasion to eat a simple meal outside with nature. Don’t over think it. Keep it simple. It’s really all about the ambience […]

CAPRESE BITES

Salad on a stick! Sometimes a little salad on a stick is all we are looking for. Easy to pack in lunches. Perfect for a Tapas spread, picnic food, or an appetizer set out for game day when you want your loved-ones, or guests to have a little something healthy. […]

MAC & CHEESE TURKEY ROLL

While soups and sandwiches make for traditional Thanksgiving leftovers, this Mac & Cheese Turkey Roll will fast replace the old tradition! Thanksgiving in a Bite, is what you are sure to say, as all the flavors of sage and onions, celery and roasted turkey are encased in a buttery crunchy […]

EGG SOUFFLE

There are eggs, and then there are EGGS! I was excited to be given the opportunity to obtain turkey eggs from a small local farm. I found the eggs even more impressive than my favorite duck eggs, and when I discovered a double yolk inside one of my eggs, I […]

STUFFED SHELLS

Fast, easy, and savable dinners. THAT is what the busy holiday season needs. Actually, a few of these tucked away in your freezer are welcome any time of year. Stuffed shells are just the “fix” for a busy life. Homemade stuffed shells, of course! Hot, Cheesy, Spicy, and delicious. Tomato […]

MAC & CHEESE CRAB ROLL

I suppose I always thought of Mac & Cheese as a kids dish, after all, that is what my kids often requested. But, when Food Network’s Clash of the Grandmas challenged me to create something unique and hand-held with “Mac and Cheese”, I thought, ‘adult, my Mediterranean roots, and Maryland, where I […]

BLT PIZZA!

  TOMATOES TOMATOES TOMATOES!  July. The great harvest month of tomatoes. They are being harvested from fields, patio pots, even window sills, and there are more ways to use this luscious fruit than we will remember from season to season?  I will confess that when the depths of winter set […]