Feta Olive Cheese Straws

November 30, 2013
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There are a couple of travel posts still in the works but the overwhelming urge to bake had to be heeded, especially since the holiday season is officially in swing with our annual Bake Friday now under our belt. Bake Friday is a tradition the boys and I celebrate in order to kick off the […]

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Greek Veggie Pita Quesadillas & 51st Street Reunion

April 3, 2013
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Tossing on a pair of high waisted jeans with a Hard Rock Cafe tee, slipping into black studded loafers and blasting R.E.M.’s  “Losing My Religion” on the cassette player while I fluffed my curls into big hair proportions was my daily routine before school in the early nineties. Worrying about what to paint in art class […]

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Succulent Golden Plum Shrimp Bites & Giveaway

November 6, 2012
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Did anyone else hear the gunfire on November 1st for the race to begin? I sure did. From now until New Year’s Day, I will be knee deep in magazines with my eyes crossed from hours and hours of perusing recipes. As much as I love making our traditional favorites, it is during the holidays […]

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Toasted Mushroom Tarts

November 9, 2011
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Hi Guys, have ya missed me? I apologize for the recurring absences, there are a few fun projects that I’ve been working on this past week which have kept me hopping. I can’t wait to share them but some still need to be wrapped up. In the meantime how about something yummy and bite sized […]

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Sausage & Cheese Pinwheels

November 24, 2010
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How can you not fall in love with crispy little bites of delicious homemade biscuit dough filled with maple sausage and cheddar cheese? Trust me no one other than M2 can resist them in my house. My boys have weird palates, I get that. Pinwheels have been around for eons. Some brilliant woman back in the day probably had her husband spring […]

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Feta Stuffed Mushrooms

October 22, 2010
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Warm, gooey, feta, sage sausage stuffed mushrooms happen to be one of my biggest down falls. Now if you don’t like fungus, as some people call mushrooms, make a creamy dip from the same recipe and serve with baguette slices. Don’t forget the olive tapenade on top. Goodness I could just swoon now…sigh. I’m not allowed to show […]

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Country Ham & Watermelon Bites

September 23, 2010
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Even though we are already into late September we still have a wee bit of veggies and fruit hanging on in the garden. That’s one of the many things I love about living on the southeast coast. This week I picked one of our last watermelons to enjoy and thought that I would share something […]

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Cajun Shrimp Tortillas

May 28, 2010
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Succulent, spicy, scrumptious shrimp anyone? Can you give me another descriptive “S” word ya’ll?  I don’t think that I used nearly enough. I know that Memorial Day weekend is usually all about grilling but since we live on the coast I enjoy making some seafood snacks to go along with my oversized stuffed burgers. This […]

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Caprese Ball Bouquet

May 21, 2010
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This weekend is all about appetizers. My step sister Jamie is having a house warming party and we are making some fabulous little bites for everyone. This particular recipe is inspired by Chef  Paul Gayler’s, “Cherry Tomato and Bocconcini Lollipops” from his book “The World in Bite Size”.  I love his recipe but you guys […]

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Beef Wellington & Gorgonzola Bites

March 31, 2010
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The last post was surf so of course this one had to be turf. You just gotta love a good surf and turf  combination. When ever I come up with a new idea I have to get it tested. Some poor soul has to be my guinea pig or how would I know if I […]

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