I MAY HAVE FOUND MY LONG-AWAITED SUPER VEGGIE! For many years, I’ve been promoting healthy lifestyles on my three TV Shows: Better Health Greater Wealth, Better Health Destination Florida, and my most recent show Great Neighborhood Cooks. And during that time, I struggled to be as healthy as possible. I […]
One of our favorite meals is Grilled Squid over Toasted Ciabatta Bread and Baby Greens with Meyers Lemon Vinaigrette. This is a must dish if you love squid! 1/2 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/4 Cup Meyers Lemon Juice 1 Tablespoon Soy Sauce 1 Teaspoon crush red pepper flakes 2 […]
Ingredients: 18 Blue Point Oysters or comparable oysters (shucked) 4 slices bacon, chopped 3 TBLS butter 11 oz. fresh (I used organic) spinach 1 small shallot finely chopped 2 to 3 cloves garlic finely chopped splash of Pinot Grigio wine 4 TBLS heavy whipping cream 6 oz. shredded Swiss cheese […]
Want a quick, easy, and delicious party treat? Well, this one is right up there! Try these Ham & Cheese Dijon Mustard Sliders. You’ll get raves all-around and definite requests for seconds! Ingredients: 3/4 cup melted butter 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons […]
I fell in love with Maduros when I had a marketing business in Panama for four years. My two favorite things were Maduros and Mojitos. Trust they were over the top. I still miss them and whip them up at home frequently. When I do, half the neighborhood shows up. […]
Most high end grocery stores have a great selection of marinated cheeses, olives and vegetables. While they are a real time-saver for putting together a last minute antipasto platter…they are really cost prohibitive. They sell by the pound at a cost of about $5.99. With a little planning, these recipes can be easily made ahead and stored in the refrigerator for about two weeks.
Different twist to a fresh spring roll. Try this roast beef alternative. Wonderful!
If you are an oyster lover, try this Baked Scalloped Oysters recipe. I promise you won’t be disappointed!
I took French cooking classes many years ago and watched a demonstration of a pastry chef making homemade puff pastry. It was time consuming & have never attempted the process. Thank God for Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry. I always keep a box in the freezer. All you have to do is defrost it in the fridge overnight and the next day it’s ready to roll out.
We live in a gated community, and once a month all the neighborhood has a get together, appropriately named “Cocktails & Conversation”. The only requirement to attend is BYOB & bring a appetizer or dessert to pass. It’s a great opportunity to catch up with friends and sample all […]