CELEBRATING FATHER’S DAY!

I tend to do things a little over the top, so instead of a Father’s Day “meal,” I’m actually celebrating Father’s Day ALL WEEKEND LONG!Here’s what I’m serving:MENUSSATURDAY LUNCH:CUCUMBER SALADANTIPASTO WRAPS MELON AND...

THE SUMMER DINNER PARTY FOR 8

Summer dining – by far my favorite.  I love the heat; I love that people are in a good mood; I love wearing flowy, comfy clothes, and (most importantly) I love summer food!  We are having guests in for the weekend, and here’s what we’re...

The BIG Game!!!

IT’S SUPER BOWL TIME!!!DENVER BRONCOSVSSEATTLE SEAHAWKSI’m so looking forward to this year’s Super Bowl!  I’m a huge Peyton Manning fan, so I’ll be cheering on the Denver Broncos.  Should be an exciting game.  The only...

TAILGATE PARTY: GEORGIA TECH vs GEORGIA 2013

  Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate is the nickname given to the rivalry between the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the University of Georgia Bulldogs.  And it’s been a rivalry since Day 1.  According to The Bleacher Report, at their first meeting in 1893, fans...

A NIGHT GAME WITH SOUTHWESTERN FLAIR!

WILD MUSHROOM QUESO FUNDIDOCourtesy of Rick Bayliss of FronteraAs a soft taco filling appetizer!3/4 oz (~1/2 cup) dried porcini (or other wild mushrooms)2 TBSP EVOOHot green chile(s) to taste (rough 1 lg jalapeno or 2 serranos), stemmed, seeded and finely chopped1...