Archive for the ‘appetizers’ Category

What to do with the bounty of vivid, fresh spring produce, a smidgeon of dairy, some crunchy sea salt, perhaps prosciutto garnish?  There’s an app for that.  And a story.

We have a full-on main course meal that, despite begin loaded with veggies, kids will devour.  With 300 cals per serving and do-ahead steps, everyone wins with our goodie two-cheese nachos. It’s what’s for dinner.

For all practical purposes, if you need to sell-in fresh tomato tart to your family, tell them it’s like pizza.  Yet comparing fresh tomato tart to pizza is like comparing Vegas to Rome – they both have fountains and statues of Caesar, but the experiences are quite different.

Taking advantage of … Read More

For some, homemade guacamole is made with one scoop of guacamole, one quart of serving bowl, and a four-hand grip of tortilla chips. Step 1: dip and devour.

Creative types show us new and better ways to heighten this party essential without abandoning the charm.  Two of my favorite additions, championed … Read More

This rave-worthy fare offers all we need out of a summer recipe. Little effort, big flavor and temperature agnostic to survive and thrive at most barbecue buffets.  We like to say it’s food served “roomcoldhappysad,” borrowed from a favorite satirical article exploiting absurdities of restaurant dining. Take five to read the … Read More

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