Category : Food & Wine

- 18 hours ago

Bruschetta Pasta with Shrimp

Made with fresh chopped tomatoes, garlic, and basil this Bruschetta Pasta with Shrimp is a perfect pasta recipe that is the perfect dish for the spring. To add some flavor, just sprinkle on some grated Parmesan cheese and fresh chopped basil.  One...

- 6 days ago

3 Resources for Busy Parents

I am a working mom. No, let me rephrase that. I am a BUSY working mom. And sometimes, I need help. No, let me rephrase that. I ALWAYS need help…with something. I have a whole husband, two young children, a full-time job, and this blog. There a...

- 6 days ago

Asparagus Cream Cheese Omelet

Directions:• Fill a small saucepan three-fourths full with water; bring to a boil. Add asparagus; cook, uncovered, until crisp-tender, 2-4 minutes. Remove and immediately drop into ice water. Drain and pat dry.• In a small bowl, whisk eggs, sour crea...

- 6 days ago

Creamy Eggs & Mushrooms Au Gratin

Directions:• In a large broiler-safe skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; cook and stir until browned, 4-6 minutes. Add green onion; cook 1 minute longer. Remove from pan with a slotted spoon. Wipe skillet clean.• For sauce, in...

- 6 days ago

Garden Frittata

Directions:• In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the squash, zucchini and onion. Cover and microwave on high for 7-9 minutes or until the vegetables are tender; drain well.• Transfer to a 9-in. pie plate coated with cooking spray. Top with the mozzarel...

- 6 days ago

Italian Eggs Benedict with Pesto Hollandaise

Directions:• In a small saucepan, melt butter; stir in pesto. In top of a double boiler or a metal bowl over simmering water, whisk egg yolks, water and lemon juice until blended; cook until mixture is just thick enough to coat a metal spoon and temp...

- 1 week ago

Tex-Mex Inspired Breakfast Casserole

This post was sponsored by Pace® and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. This Tex-Mex Inspired Breakfast Casserole can literally be thrown together in no time. Using Mexican spices, shredded potatoes, and Pace® Picante Sauce, you will be pl...

- 1 week ago

Poggio Stenti Pian Di Staffa Montecucco Sangiovese 2016-$30

Montecucco is the undiscovered region of Tuscany. However, anyone who has had its wines can attest to their distinctive character. They are in a class by themselves. ‘Sui generis,’ as they said in my high school Latin class.Sangiovese is the King of...

- 1 week ago

Bacon-Wrapped Avocado Wedges

Directions:• Preheat air fryer to 400°. Cut each avocado in half; remove pit and peel. Cut each half into thirds. Wrap 1 bacon slice around each avocado wedge. Working in batches if needed, place wedges in a single layer in fryer basket and cook unti...

- 1 week ago

Cucumber Canapes

Directions:• In a blender or food processor, combine the mayonnaise, cream cheese, onion, chives, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, garlic and seasonings. Cover and process until blended. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours.• Using a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cu...

- 1 week ago

Chicken Cakes with Avocado Mango Sauce

Directions:• In a large bowl, combine the first 8 ingredients, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape in 48 1/2-in.-thick patties. Heat oil in a non stick skillet, frying the patties in batches until a thermometer inserted reads 165°, 3-5 minutes on ea...

- 1 week ago

Dreamy Fruit Dip

Dreamy Fruit Dip Makes: 4 cups / Total Time: 10 minsIngredients:• 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened• 1/2 cup butter, softened• 1/2 cup marshmallow creme..

- 1 week ago

Greek Pita Spread

Directions:• In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream and vinaigrette until blended. Spread onto a large serving plate or two pie plates. Layer with olives, tomatoes, onion, peppers, cucumber and cheese. Serve with pita breads.Greek Pita Sp...

- 2 weeks ago

Montecucco, Tuscany’s best-kept secret steps out with new leader

Montecucco is Tuscany’s best-kept secret, yet it is one of Italy’s most distinctive wine regions. Now, the region is poised to come into its own under the leadership of the new president of the Consortium for the Protection of Montecucco wines, Giova...

- 2 weeks ago

Snicker Toffee Butter Bars

If you love the chocolate, caramel, and peanut combination in a bite of a Snickers bar, then you will love this recipe for the Snicker Toffee Butter Bars. These dessert bars have all of the ingredients that you love in Snickers but with bits of toff...