I had the pleasure of enjoying fresh oysters that were cooked on the grill at a family gathering this past weekend. I have personally never cared for oysters cooked or raw on the half shell. I was a little hesitant to try, but everyone else was having so much fun that I had [...]
Ever go to a dinner party and fill up before the main course arrives? It’s usually because the appetizers that are circling are loaded with carbs and will fill you up. Then you are presented with a beautiful feast that you’re regrettably unable to enjoy. It’s nice to keep appetizers a light fare, a little something to [...]
What do you think of when you think of chips and salsa? The answers are endless; we serve this popular combination almost anywhere and anytime. The key of course is great salsa. Well we don’t always find we have the time to make our own from scratch. That’s okay because when [...]
Memorial Day weekend is coming up and usually what that means is copious amounts of food, especially junk food! Don’t get too caught up buying chips and crackers, focus on delicious, fresh veggies, pita chips, olives with great dips that are healthy!
Here are some great healthy dips to use this weekend or at any party!
Spicy Bean [...]
Do you know what you’ll be making this coming memorial day weekend?
How about try some new items instead of hamburgers and hot dogs routine? Something like Brazillian-Style-Pork Ribs? Sweet potato fries and Mexican Bean Salad? Sounds odd together? It’s not, in fact it’s all completely delicious!
Brazillian-Style Pork Ribs
I found this delicious recipe and I couldn’t [...]
One of my favorite types of restaurants are tapas restaurants. Tapas is a Spanish cuisine title for sharing small plates (similar to appetizers) around a table with a group of people. It’s a great way to try new dishes and eat smaller portions.
It’s a great menu idea when you have friends over because you don’t [...]
If you have a little girl, chances are she’s a Hello Kitty fan. Girls and woman of all ages have taken a huge liking to the feline character.
Due to her huge popularity Hello Kitty items are easy to find at any party supply store and including Target, Walmart and other retailers. There you’ll find invitations, [...]
A lot of color and a lot of flavor – Mexican dishes always have both! Try any of these delicious Mexican dishes to make for your friends and/or family to celebrate Cinco de Mayo!
Carne Asada Tacos
Ingredients (serves 4):
1 pound boneless beef top sirloin, cut into thin bite-size slices
1/4 teaspoon salt
All-purpose seasoning salt (Recommend: Lawry’s seasoning salt)
I’m not a huge coffee lover but everyone I know is a huge fan. They’ll drink it in the morning, when they’re working and/or after dinner - It can even be replaced as a dessert!
This is a great recipe for all coffee-lovers and even if you’re not, you’ll be sure to enjoy this lovely Cappuccino Souffle Dessert [...]
Dinner parties are always filled with fun and excitement, but if you don’t consider yourself very “experienced” in the kitchen, the idea of hosting a dinner party may just seem quite dauting.
Rest assured that no matter what your skill level is in the kitchen, hosting a dinner party is quite easy and quite fun! The [...]