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Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Simple Appetizer Alert: Dill Dip

A nice quick and easy appetizer for the current and upcoming holidays (depending on what you celebrate).  This dip tastes fresh, creamy and DILL-icious!  Perfect with vegetables!  And once you … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · 10 Comments

Homemade Staples: Bleu Cheese Dressing

As I’ve mentioned before, nothing beats homemade salad dressing.  When I make a dressing I know how fresh it is, and exactly what ingredients are going into it (or not … Continue reading

May 20, 2013 · 26 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Savory Mashed Potato Bake

Mashed potatoes are always a crowd-pleaser.  But sometimes it is fun to give the dish a little “boost”.  The savory and salty notes added to this dish are sure to … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 17 Comments

Homemade Staples: Honey Orange Sauce

This is a really flavorful sauce that goes well with fish and chicken.  It can also become a tasty pairing with cut vegetables, crostini, or chips.  I used Triple Sec … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · 23 Comments

Holiday Entertaining: Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes — Super Sized

Mashed Potatoes are always a staple at Thanksgiving.  But the trick is taking your normal recipe that you use to serve a handful of people — and turning it into … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 6 Comments

Presentation Possibilities: Flat Iron Steak with Tarragon-Garlic Sauce

Presentation of food is very important.  Whether you’re serving 20 people or 2, the way the food looks has a huge impact on how we perceive it to taste.  All … Continue reading

October 16, 2012 · 12 Comments

Brunch Basics: Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Coffee cakes make such a nice breakfast when coupled with fruit, as you can see I did above, or even just on their own.  I have always found sour cream … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · 18 Comments

Homemade Staples: Baked Potato

The baked potato.  One of the greatest blank canvases found in the culinary world.  The topping options seem to be endless. But before you can top to your hearts content, … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · 8 Comments