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Salmon Mousse Tartlets

Salmon Mousse Tartlets

Salmon Mousse is a bit of an old fashioned dish to serve, usually from a fish mold. But these tartlets are a classier version meant as hors d’ouevres for a cocktail party. These can be whipped (literally) up in just a few minutes and by […]

Penne Alla Vodka

Penne Alla Vodka

Penne Alla Vodka is an extremely simple dish that became popular in the 1980’s. It can be made in less than 15 minutes with near no prep time. You can customize this dish with some grilled chicken using this recipe or pancetta or whatever else […]

Pear and Blue Cheese Tartlets-Hors d’Ouevres to Impress

Pear and Blue Cheese Tartlets-Hors d’Ouevres to Impress

Pear and Blue Cheese is a unique mixture many are afraid to serve. Maybe the reason is blue cheese is such a polarizing ingredient, and truth is not everyone at your party will want these. Regardless, these should still be a staple hors d’ouevre at […]

Stuffed Mushrooms-The Last Recipe You’ll Ever Use

Stuffed Mushrooms-The Last Recipe You’ll Ever Use

Stuffed Mushrooms are a classic hors d’oeuvre and for good reason! They are bite size, full of flavor, and entirely customize-able to suit any palate. I had created this recipe years ago as a canape for a little cocktail party and have basically never altered […]

Croissant Breakfast Sandwich (Easy!)

Croissant Breakfast Sandwich (Easy!)

Croissant Sandwiches are an easy way to classy up any breakfast. They’re easy to make and absolutely delicious. You can use bakery made Croissants or make your own using This Recipe. While you can fill these croissant sandwiches with any ingredients you want, but this […]

Baked Cambozola with Caramel Pear

Baked Cambozola with Caramel Pear

This unique dessert is something that I threw together one day while figuring out how to use up some ingredients. With just 4 Ingredients: Cambozola, Pear, Sugar, and Toasted Bread, this is a perfect dessert for a dinner party. It only takes about 20 minutes […]

Solyanka (Smoked Rib Soup)

Solyanka (Smoked Rib Soup)

Solyanka is a smoked rib soup with a wonderful balance of salty, savory, and sour. It’s an unusual combination, but for most people it will be a new experience, and that makes this a wonderful thing to serve at events. The fact that it’s a […]

Poached Pear and Apple with Sweet Cheese, and Ice Cream

Poached Pear and Apple with Sweet Cheese, and Ice Cream

Long title…I know. But, this classic dessert is simple and beautiful. You don’t need to do both pears and apples either, you can poach one or the other to serve at any event. You are going to want to use perfectly ripe fruit, as if […]

Korean Fried Chicken

Korean Fried Chicken

Korean Fried Chicken is a popular bar food served all over Korea. This recipe was shown to me by the mother of a friend I had met in Seoul earlier this year, and now I’ll pass it on. Korean Fried Chicken is different than what […]

Absinthe Zelda Sour

Absinthe Zelda Sour

Absinthe is gaining quite a bit of popularity in the cocktail scene these days and this cocktail is a great use of the spirit. With plenty of ingredients this is not a drink for parties of 100 people, but for small get togethers where you […]