Melon Pesto Prosciutto Salad Recipe

Melon Pesto Proscuitto Salad -- A fun play on spaghetti and meatballs turns pasta and meat into melon and cheese -- it's sweet, savory and absolutely divine!

A fun play on spaghetti and meatballs turns pasta and meat into melon and cheese -- it's sweet, savory and absolutely divine!My boys (10 & 12), like to watch Food Network Star. So we all watch and it's become one of our "family shows."  :-) Do you watch?The idea for this unique, delicious recipe came to me … [Read more...]

Port Glazed Manchego Figs and Prosciutto

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 What's better than a cute, tasty and easy-to-eat hours d'oeuvre at a holiday party?  After all, you can mingle, eat, and have a cocktail all at once.Holiday Hors D'Oeuvre Parties are my favorite!Ideally at a party, an hors d'oeuvre should be one, maybe two bites.And these bites or two should look fantastic … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Sides: Prosciutto Cranberry Brussels Sprouts Recipe


When I was a kid, I remember going to my Nana and Papa's house for Thanksgiving dinner.  A buffet table was set up in front of the fireplace in their small, cozy living room.  We'd all fill our plates with my Nana's famous cranberry jello mold, and the usual Thanksgiving spread.  After dinner my brother, cousin and I … [Read more...]

Honey Broiled Angelcot and Prosciutto Spinach Salad Recipe


I'm clearly having a thing with stone fruits this week.  And can you blame me?!  After all, this is their season!  I hope you loved the Grilled Peach and Chorizo Pizza we made on Tuesday.   Today I created a super yummy summer salad with another delicious stone fruit! Have you ever heard of an Angelcot?!  I hadn't … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Brunch Recipe: Potato Crusted Eggs Florentine with Prosciutto


I was recently given this cool, heart-muffin, ceramic baking dish.   I immediately knew I had to use it for one of my Mother's Day brunch recipes!  (Be sure to scroll all the way down to the bottom portion of the recipe below to see all of the cool images of this dish!)You see, my mom likes this shade of blue, … [Read more...]

Holiday Hors D’Oeuvre Party – 2011

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People ask me for catering recommendations all the time.I always say the same thing -- Garrick & Miller Fine Catering (!  Always!Their food is unbelievably delicious and simply beautiful.  And they happen to be two of the loveliest people I know!While Grrick & Miller cater all types … [Read more...]

Sugar Kiss Melons


A lot of things happened in my kitchen over the weekend.  And I'll be sharing them all at some point, but today. . . it's all about the Sugar Kiss Melon.My boys wanted sushi for lunch -- a tuna cut-roll to be exact (hold the wasabi).  With no time to make this, I quickly ran to the market.  After I grabbed the … [Read more...]