16 restaurants … 1000 people … a mile-long dining table down the middle of an otherwise busy street … and another great evening! This was my 4th consecutive year attending Savor the Avenue – and I’m already looking forward to next year! Continue Reading
This month the Creative Cooking Crew challenges us to present “the perfect bite”. I thought about it a lot. It’s not as easy as you may think. It could be nostalgic, like something my grandmother made with love and old world traditions, or … Continue Reading
I love when friends visit, especially friends who share a love of food, cooking, blogging and photography. Continue Reading
Everyone loves spaghetti and meatballs, don’t they? I do too, but I like to play around with different approaches — always trying to make it lighter, healthier and a little more modern. Continue Reading
Spain and Portugal have been on my mind a lot lately.
Let me ‘splain you.
If you’re lucky — and, more importantly, if you’re open to it, you never stop learning. I mean every day. There’s always something new to see, hear, think about, learn; isn’t here? Continue Reading
I’ve been to Chile twice. I loved the country and I loved the food! So, I was delighted to be invited by Kitchen Play to participate in a blogging event with Foods from Chile. The #CookChilean challenge went like this … they sent me a mystery box of food … I offered readers the opportunity to suggest what I should make with the ingredients … and now I’m happy to reveal that the winner is Erica of My Colombian Recipes who suggested ‘seafood tapas’.
Those 2 words gave me the idea (and excuse) to make a tapas party so I invited a couple of wine-toting friends over for a fiesta. “Tapas” are universal these days and the food ingredients I received lent themselves perfectly to the “little dish” theme.