3 posts from day 04/12/2017

Mezze Buffet

The Mezze Buffet

One of the easiest ways to entertain is to set out a mezze buffet.  Most mezze is served cold or at room temperature, so they can be made ahead of time, leaving you more time to relax and enjoy your guests.  Add some grilled meat and a pilaf to these and you have a wonderful meal. Here are some ideas for your mezze buffet (I don't have all the recipes up on the site yet, but I'm working on it and hopefully all will be completed soon!): Roasted Pepper and Walnut Dip (Muhammara) ... Continue Reading
Roasted Fennel

Roasted Fennel with Sour Cherries

When you roast this wonderful combination of vegetables, herbs, and sour cherries, the whole house smells like you are gathering wild tart berries in the woods. Warm, cozy, delicious.  And with only a few simple ingredients, you can make this in no time.  Perfect for a side dish to accompany your next feast. The Recipe    Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Yields: 6-8 servings Ingredients 2 bulbs of fresh fennel, sliced 1 red onion, cut into thin wedges 2 ... Continue Reading
Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

These Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars are amazing.  You have to try them.  They are creamy, chocolatey, crunchy, and they melt on your tongue in the most satisfying way.  Every time I make them, they disappear from the fridge within 24 hours.  And... they are no-bake!  So preparation is super easy.  You do have to let them chill overnight, but that's fine. I based this recipe on the fantastic No-Bake Oreo Peanut Bar with Chocolate Chips from savory tooth blog.  I changed the bottom ... Continue Reading