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Appetizers

Southern Style Corn and Spinach Dip

Southern Style Corn and Spinach Dip

I am a sucker for just about any cheesy party dip (who isn’t?!). Our family spinach and artichoke dip is generally our go to, but this twist on the dip (with corn and sun-dried tomatoes) might just be our new favorite. On the night we came […]

Oscar Party Menu

Oscar Party Menu

We love to entertain in our house, especially because entertaining usually means we have an excuse to go all out and cook something really fun and creative. And having a theme, like the Oscars, just takes it to the next level. We loved throwing theme […]

Merry Christmas Menu

Merry Christmas Menu

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, everyone was noshing on holiday delights!  There are so many yummy Christmas recipes, I don’t even know where to begin, but I’ll start by sharing a few family favorites. This Christmas menu is truly an […]

Puff Pastry Spirals

Puff Pastry Spirals

These are such a great appetizer for guests. Quick and easy to make, but a classy and delicious appetizer to kick off a great dinner. We used phyllo dough bought from the store, but always try to mix it up and come up with creative […]

Tomato and Fried Mozzarella Towers

Tomato and Fried Mozzarella Towers

In my opinion, tomato and mozzarella is the ultimate appetizer, if done right. Lucious heirloom tomatoes, layers of creamy mozzarella cheese, fresh basil garnish…my mouth is watering already! I know, I know, you’re thinking yawn – it’s been done a million times! But, how often […]

Mexican Street Corn-inspired Dip

Mexican Street Corn-inspired Dip

I admit, this is a strange problem to have, but what does one do with leftover corn on the cob? Throw the corn in a salad, bake it into cornbread, or – in our case – make up a new dip recipe! Living in NYC, […]

Shishito Peppers

Shishito Peppers

Could this recipe get any hotter right now? Shishito peppers are popping up on menus everywhere, but we’ve been making them for years. They’re one of our favorite go-to appetizers when we want to keep things fresh and simple. Just pop them in the skillet, heat until […]