Appetizers

Deconstructed California Rolls

This is a great appetizer for any get together, and a fun spin on sushi without the mess of chopsticks, soy sauce, and lots of extra plates. I made it for the Academy Awards one year and it was definitely a crowd pleaser. Even though fake crab, or krab with a k, isn't exactly my… Continue reading Deconstructed California Rolls

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Appetizers

Cherry & Pecan Stuffed Endive

This is the second dish for my "girl's night" dinner party. It's the perfect dainty appetizer to substitute for eating a sit-down salad. Endive is pretty bitter, which is why I have stuffed it with creamy, cheesy, and sweet things. The candied pecans add a rich, fatty texture that is also sweet and spicy. The… Continue reading Cherry & Pecan Stuffed Endive

Appetizers

Sun Dried Tomato Palmiers

For this year's Valentine's Day menu, I wanted to have a fun dinner party for the girls. One of my best friends has a birthday on Valentine's Day, and there are plenty of people who aren't celebrating with a significant other. What a better way to celebrate than to have a girls night at home!… Continue reading Sun Dried Tomato Palmiers

Appetizers

Loaded Baked Potato Dip

When I first saw Pinterest images for this dip, I just didn't really get it. The thought of having potato, even mashed, in a dip just seemed odd. But I am here to tell you it isn't odd... it's pretty freaking awesome. Loaded Baked Potato Dip is truly the manly man's ultimate football watching appetizer.… Continue reading Loaded Baked Potato Dip