My Hubby & I love to venture high into the Rockies and savor all that nature has to offer. Camping and hiking is our favorite pastime. We always bring our appetite and enjoy creating ‘DELICIOUS’ bites to satisfy our mountain cravings! Here is a effortless starter for your roaring fire!
Brie is a delicious and [...]
MONDAY 14 MAY 2014
We treated friends to a night on the town recently….Italian dinner at a favorite local restaurant, “Panzano” and the musical gem, “WICKED”! We launched the evening at our loft for cocktails and the perfect start for the outing was this antipasti platter!
Antipasti platters are wonderfully versatile & for this platter I [...]
MONDAY 20 FEBRUARY 2012
Oven Roasted Shrimp with Avocado Salsa!
Roasting will caramelize the shrimp slightly and concentrate their flavor, making this mild shellfish taste sweeter and more intense.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Peel and devein one to two pounds of 12-15 count shrimp. Place them in a bowl with a handful of grape tomatoes. Drizzle [...]
TUESDAY 7 FEBRUARY 2012
Fresh Salsa requires quality ingredients. A ripe avocado and sweet grape tomatoes make this one heavenly!
Dice a ripe avocado into 1/4 inch pieces. Place in the bottom of a nonreactive mixing bowl and gently toss it with 2 tablespoons of fresh lime juice.
Chop the grape tomatoes. Spoon on top of the [...]
TUESDAY 31 JANUARY 2012
Just a few ingredients, and you have a simple & scrumptious snack. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cut a small baguette, diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Brush both sides of bread with olive oil and season with salt & pepper. (you could sneak a minced clove of garlic in at [...]
Monday, 4 OCTOBER 2010
New Spin on an Old Classic!
Weekends, football and my favorite pop-in-your-mouth appetizer, JALAPENO POPPERS! Can it get any better? Only if the BRONCOS & TEXANS win!
There are many different versions of this ‘delicious’ treat but here is a recipe that is my new favorite!
Make three times more than you think [...]