Tag: Whimsical Food

CLOUD EGGS

Food Trends. There are food trends I don’t think I would care to try, and then there are those that will become a permanent fixture in my repertoire of favorites. Cloud Eggs. Yep, they are just that! The whites are as light, and airy as a cloud, and yet hold […]

BLACK BEAN TORTE & SPINACH GLAZE

Appetizers that Wow! A special evening was planned and I wanted to create an unusual appetizer. My evening was to be a party with friends to watch the Oscars, but I am sure you have had many special evenings planned that call for something a bit more lavish! My Spicy […]

CASHEW CHEESE & ANCHOVY TARTS

  Appetizers are often my favorite, though time consuming, aspects of a meal. And truth be known, I would almost prefer a table of interesting appetizers than a full meal.  Pick and choose as you like, or eat lots of one thing and less of something else. A yummy way […]

SQUID INK PASTA & SQUID

Halloween is a fun time to plan a dinner party! The ambiance, the chill in the air, a crackling fire, and the food make for a very “grown-up” evening. Squid ink pasta is a delicious first course. Throw in a few squid tentacles, lightly bathed in hot brew of olive […]

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 […]

EGG SALAD

THIS, is without a doubt, the best dang egg salad you will ever eat and it’s beautiful too! The beets and eggs can be cooked in advance, and simply put together just before you serve it. A delicious luncheon, served with Homemade Crackers, and a glass of wine. A great healthy snack […]