Peperonata and Goat Cheese Appetizer

Peperonata and Goat Cheese Appetizer

Are you ready for a super easy and tasty appetizer that requires zero cooking and only two ingredients? It doesn’t get much easier than this: Grab a 5oz. package of herbed chèvre (goat cheese) and an 8oz. jar of prepared peperonata, which can be found…

Cucumber and Feta Appetizer Bites

Cucumber and Feta Appetizer Bites

File this one under “easiest appetizers ever”. Seriously, you can have these tasty little cucumber bites ready to go in a matter of minutes. Slice, mix, pile it on; that’s it. Here’s the recipe: 1 small-medium cucumber 1/2 cup Mediterranean feta cheese, crumbled 2 teaspoons…

Apple and Blue Cheese Crostini

Apple and Blue Cheese Crostini

I’ve been kicking around the idea of serving these for Thanksgiving and decided to do a test run last night.  What I love is the simplicity of the flavors and also the way you could put everything together in advance or just spread out the…

Black-Eyed Pea and Cabbage Stew

Black-Eyed Pea and Cabbage Stew

The first day of 2014 and I’m bringing back this recipe from last New Year’s.  So good, we’re having it again for dinner tonight! ******** It is well known and understood in this house that everyone is required to eat the black-eyed peas and cabbage served on…

Black-Eyed Pea and Cabbage Stew

Black-Eyed Pea and Cabbage Stew

It is well known and understood in this house that everyone is required to eat the black-eyed peas and cabbage served on New Year’s Day.  In previous years, I have served the peas and cabbage as two separate side dishes and watched as both boys put…