BARB’S RECIPES

Marinated Italian Cheese & Olives

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.

 

Mini Salmon Quiches

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 […]

 

Bacon Wrapped Ginger Soy Scallops

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 kinds of […]