Tabouli Stuffed Portobellos

  Ok, so you have weekend guests and last night’s menu included a starter of tabouli and crackers. What do you do with leftover Tabouli, Sautéed Spinach and Shredded Parmesan?  You combine them, of course for a stellar stuffed mushroom side dish to serve with your grilled pork spare ribs!  Light the grill and let me show you…

Spears and Hearts Flatbread

Mimosa, anyone?  That’s exactly what I thought with when biting into this delicious Flatbread with Goat Cheese, Asparagus and Artichoke Hearts Sunday morning! Too bad I didn’t actually have any orange juice and champagne at the moment… But seriously, this is really such a great weekend Brunch item for that Bridal Shower or Easter Brunch you are hosting or as an appetizer at…

Stuffed Mushrooms

Who doesn’t love stuffed mushrooms?  Especially when they have melted cheese all over them!!  I realize many recipes for stuffed mushrooms involve some kind of breaded stuffing or quinoa (we all know I enjoy quinoa) however, sometimes less is more.  For a nice appetizer to stick your fork into, try these.  They are fresh and…

Skordalia and Walnut Pesto

As clean white linens blow in the warm breeze behind me, I sit at this bar in the middle of an orange grove chatting with Ingrid.  She tells fascinating stories of her childhood and how she would come to Greece every summer from Germany by way of trains.  She tells of how she and Jorgos fell in love. She hands…

Chicken Pot Stickers

The other night we made Chicken Pot Stickers.  It all started when Charlotte decided to grab Won Tons off the shelf at the Grocery Store and I said, “How hard could it be?”  (something I say often). A couple days later I had some Chicken Breasts that needed to be cooked…So, I thought why not make…

Bruschetta and The Moose

There is just something about the sight of a Moose running through your neighbor’s pasture that strikes fear in one’s being… Here in Montana, it isn’t everyday we get such a treat, but then again you really don’t want to come very close to one of these creatures.  They are scary!!  We have seen 2 in…