Pretty, crisp, buttery homemade Southern cheese squares are an easy and tasty appetizer. The same taste as the classic cheese straw, but made into a slice and bake roll. I like to serve these at most of my gatherings – especially for a Southern brunch Read More..
No Kentucky Derby party would be complete without a platter of little sandwiches. These easy egg salad finger sandwiches are a delicious nibble that satisfies just about everyone. I like to serve the sandwiches as part of a beautiful Kentucky Derby cocktail party. I’ve gotten Read More..
A vintage recipe that needs to make a comeback, Kentucky Derby Benedictine Spread is a delicious appetizer for any party. It also makes a great filling for tea sandwiches. I like to serve this spread as a dip with crudites. For a beautiful Kentucky Derby Read More..
A Lemon Blueberry Lavender Cocktail is a sophisticated, fruity, citrusy, libation with an aromatic floral note from the lavender simple syrup. This is a take on a mind-blowing drink that I was obsessed with during my years in Houston. This little dive bar made the Read More..
A Mexican Picadita is a traditional dish consisting of a base of fried masa harina with savory toppings. These picaditas are topped with a smokey Mexican tomato sauce, black beans, chorizo, onions, and cilantro. They make a delicious appetizer or a light lunch. Top with Read More..
Easter celebrations are best when they start early in the day. First, the kids find their hidden Easter baskets, then look for the hidden eggs. And the adults watch the shenanigans while sipping a delicious libation. I have a suggestion for you today for 2 Read More..
These toasted ravioli are always a favorite. Cheese ravioli is breaded in a flavorful, cheesy coating and baked until golden brown. Serve them with your favorite tomato sauce for dipping. Fried foods seem too heavy for an appetizer. Yet, I adore the crunchy, cheesy fried Read More..
A healthier take on everyone’s favorite amusement park or fair treat, these Easy Corn Dog Muffins make a quick, yet fun brunch, lunch, game day appetizer, or even a quick weeknight dinner. Who doesn’t love a corn dog? There’s something gratifying about eating food off Read More..
Orange-lemon vodka punch combines a childhood throwback with vodka and soda for a bit of bubbly. Fresh and citrusy punch is topped with vodka and soda for an adult version of what you grew up drinking. If you grew up in Western Pennsylvania, you may Read More..
Is there anything more comforting than a steaming hot bowl of soup? French onion soup is a savory and slightly sweet bowl of comfort topped with garlicky toast and melted cheese. Dig your spoon into the cheesy top, the crouton, and ease into your hungry Read More..