Easter Egg Overload?  Time for some Deviled Eggs!

Easter Egg Overload? Time for some Deviled Eggs!

Lots of leftover Easter eggs?  Deviled eggs are always a crowd pleaser…or so I have heard.  I wrongly assumed I wouldn’t like deviled eggs because I didn’t care for the hard-boiled yolk.  But Tim loves deviled eggs so I decided to give them a try.  

Holiday Menu: Grilled & Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Holiday Menu: Grilled & Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

These stuffed mushrooms were a huge hit!  I am not a huge fan of Gorgonzola and I still thought these were unbelievably good.  I grilled the mushrooms on a grill pan, since it was not a night to be grilling outside, and then finished the 

Easy Hors d'œuvre: Baked Ricotta

Easy Hors d'œuvre: Baked Ricotta

Tim and I both love fresh ricotta so I couldn’t resist picking some up when I was at Whole Foods yesterday. I decided to bake the ricotta like they do at one of our neighborhood restaurants, Corsino.  I drizzled a little olive oil on top 

Holiday Season Dinner Party Menu!

Holiday Season Dinner Party Menu!

We had 3 couples over for dinner last night.  Our dear friends Jason and Maria are expecting their second child on New Year’s Eve so we thought it would be fun to have them over — before things get even busier for them — to 

Holiday Entertaining: A couple of hors d'oeurvre ideas from Judy Jewell

Holiday Entertaining: A couple of hors d'oeurvre ideas from Judy Jewell

For our dinner party last night, I put together a nice cheese plate with brie, goat cheese, and a mozzarella with sundried tomatoes and an platter with parmesan, salami, olives, and a feta spread. But I wanted to have a couple of other appetizers, so 

Cocktail Party for 10!

Cocktail Party for 10!

As many of you know, Tim and I started an online advertising company a couple of years ago.  It’s been quite an adventure!  We’ve been lucky enough to assemble a great team.  On Monday night, we had a party at our apartment for the AdBuyer.com 

Baby Shower Tea: Leek Tart

Baby Shower Tea: Leek Tart

This tart couldn’t be simpler — the only ingredients are leeks sauteed in butter and seasoned with salt and pepper and frozen puff pastry.  It’s amazing how much flavor this tart has with so few ingredients. And, the puff pastry leads to an elegant presentation! 

Baby Shower Tea: Turkey Tea Sandwiches

Baby Shower Tea: Turkey Tea Sandwiches

Here is a delicious turkey tea sandwich with a yummy scallion cream cheese. A couple of tips to help you make beautiful little tea sandwiches… * Make sure the cream cheese is softened before making the scallion cream cheese * Try to find a very 

Baby Shower Tea: Smoked Salmon Tea Sandwiches

Baby Shower Tea: Smoked Salmon Tea Sandwiches

Here is a delicious smoked salmon tea sandwich with a wonderful herbed butter. A couple of tips to help you make beautiful little tea sandwiches… * Make sure the butter is softened before making the herbed butter * Try to find a very dense bread 

Baby Shower Tea Party: Tea Sandwiches & Tarts

Baby Shower Tea Party: Tea Sandwiches & Tarts

Here is a delicious smoked salmon tea sandwich with a wonderful herbed butter. A couple of tips to help you make beautiful little tea sandwiches… * Make sure the butter is softened before making the herbed butter * Try to find a very dense bread