Pairing Pinot Noir with Fig & Pistachio Toasts

Pinot Noir is one of my favorites wines, it’s easy to drink and pairs nicely with a lot of my favorite foods! Recently, the team at Peter Yealands reached out and asked me for a pairing recommendation for their Pinot Noir.  I’m an avid entertainer so...

Love List 8/29/18: Goat Cheese Recipes

One of my favorite cheeses to work with in recipes is goat cheese. I love how soft and creamy it is and I love the subtle tang to its flavor. Goat cheese is great to add to soups, top on pizza, and eating plain with...

Easy Eggplant and Caramelized Onion Dip

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] I tend to gravitate towards colorful and vibrant foods/dishes. This one is definitely anything but colorful. However, you know how they say you shouldn't judge a book by it's cover? This is a prime example. In this...

Olive and Red Bell Pepper Tapenade

I think I'm aiming for the title "Crostini Queen" over here. There are a handful of crostini recipes already on the blog such as the peach crostini with roasted blueberries and the beet and goat cheese crostini but I still just can't seem to get enough of these little...

Beet & Goat Cheese Crostini

There is something about the deep purple color of beets that is so mesmerizing. In this recipe, the juice of the beets seeps onto the goat cheese and forms a vibrant magenta pigment which makes these little crostinis feel almost like a piece of beautiful...

Crispy Cheese Pops

Cheese is my weakness. I love all kinds of cheese from creamy and sweet to salty and sharp. With Thanksgiving around the corner and lots of entertaining happening, I wanted to give you guys an easy three ingredient recipe that you can whip up last...

The Cheese Board

I recently stopped by Mario Batali and Lidia Batistanich's famed "Eataly" in NYC's Flatiron district. I've visited here before with family, friends, guests visiting NY but always in a rush to eat and move on to the next NY attraction I never had the chance...

Goat Cheese Quiche Tartlets

[caption id="attachment_237" align="aligncenter" width="523"] Goat Cheese Quiche[/caption] I am a huge fan of brunch and brunch items. Here, I've made quiche tartlets composed of goat cheese, roasted red pepper, spinach, and topped with parmesan cheese. The crust has a bit of sweetness to it as I...