Pool Party Sliders with Goat Cheese and Tomato

Happy Thursday! How is your summer going?  Staying cool? Ready for school to start? For many kids summertime means hanging out at the pool and heading to pool parties around town. Well, if you are like me and would like to offer something healthier than chips and salsa and other such snack foods for all … Continue reading Pool Party Sliders with Goat Cheese and Tomato

Goat Cheese Tart with Sundried Tomatoes

This is a recipe I got from watching Barefoot Contessa’s show on Food Network.  Ina Garten was making a beautiful goat cheese tart with thinly sliced zucchini.  It looked positively gorgeous. But I am not a big fan of zucchini – no offense to zucchini fans. This recipe also called to make a homemade pastry … Continue reading Goat Cheese Tart with Sundried Tomatoes

Arugula and Strawberry Salad with Candied Walnuts and Goat Cheese

The ingredients for this simple and delicious salad can be bought ready to go at the grocery store. All you have to do is assemble the salad and just make a vinaigrette dressing. The recipe for this wonderful strawberry salad comes from my friend Rose who brought it to share when she came over for … Continue reading Arugula and Strawberry Salad with Candied Walnuts and Goat Cheese

Dave’s Amuse Bouche. Goat Cheese Wrapped in Seaweed.

Amuse bouche is a complimentary, bite-sized portion of savory food served before a meal or in between courses at a restaurant. When I invited our friends Dave and Rose to come over for dinner one evening to show us how to make pasta and tiramisu that they had learnt on their Italian holiday in Tuscany; Dave brought … Continue reading Dave’s Amuse Bouche. Goat Cheese Wrapped in Seaweed.