No, it’s not me. I’m only approaching 4 years. But my friend, Lori Lynn of Taste With the Eyes, is celebrating her fifth anniversary by inviting 5 bloggers to guest post on her blog. If you know LL’s work, you know this is an honor with a capital-and-bolded H.
When I received Lori’s email inviting me to participate in her anniversary celebration, I was eating my way through a trip to Barcelona. So, inspired by my surroundings, I decided when I came home to create a virtual cocktail party with 5 tapas, one for each year.
Tapas and food blogging are best when shared
and you get to taste each other’s food.
Please visit Taste With the Eyes for the full post and recipes.
I love serendipitous moments, especially when they emanate from the kitchen.
My most recent serendipitous moment came as I was prepping an antipasto table … you know, a variety of tasty little dishes like the crustless artichoke and chard pie I posted the other day, caponata, roasted peppers, artisanal cheeses, crusty bread, and assorted other Italian delicacies to accompany a couple of varieties of wine.
Welcome to “Le Morel“, a virtual restaurant and the result of the current 5 Star Cooking Club challenge.
[5 Star is a band of about 25 fearless food bloggers who take on monthly culinary challenges prompted by the evil twins, Natasha and Laz <just joking. No vote-pandering is involved with these challenges. We do it for ourselves. We do it for the love of our art. We do it for fun. And, we do it for the pleasure of our readers.]
So, come on in and take a seat while I introduce you to the other cooks in the Le Morel kitchen and entice you with our 3-course morel tasting dinner.
I panicked and replied “Yikes, I’ll have to find a bad habit in a hurry.” Continue Reading
I get no comfort from the ‘same old, same old‘ way-of-life…and that includes cooking. But, you know me, I don’t like complicated either. This is a simple and fun way to serve your veggies. Wrap them up! It’s a gift on your plate…for you and your loved ones!
I seem to be thinking about Spain a lot these days as witnessed by my last few posts. Perhaps I’m channeling my ancestors. Or, perhaps I’m subconsciously psyching myself for another trip to the Motherland. One can hope for the latter. Whatever the reason, it makes for good eats! And while I couldn’t set a chair for each of you at the table, I hope you’ll feel like you were there …perhaps even be inspired to create a similarly themed dinner in your home?