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Appetizer Recipes

White Bean Bruschetta

1 Comment | Written on July 24, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

One of my favorite go-to restaurants in New York City is Mario Batali’s Otto in the Village.   It’s casual yet every dish is made with high-quality ingredients.  Best of all, it is right down the street from my sister’s apartment, so its an easy choice when we are craving Italian.

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10 Awesome Recipes with Avocado

No Comments | Written on June 20, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Dare to go beyond the guacamole!

Avocados are awesome, and there are countless ways to incorporate them into summer dishes.  The following list showcases ten of our favorite!  Which recipe do you want to make this weekend?


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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

3 Comments | Written on June 11, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Imagine perfectly crisp sweet potato fries…without deep frying!

This side dish is covered in a crunchy coating and then baked in the oven.  Wait until you see the spicy dip…heavenly!

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Herbed Salmon Bites on Toast Rounds

2 Comments | Written on May 8, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

This Sunday, offer mom a toast with toast!  These “Herbed Salmon Bites on Toast Rounds” are an elegant afternoon snack that pairs perfectly with a glass of bubbly to celebrate Mom.

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Gruyere Cheese Twists

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These light as air snacks pair perfectly with a glass of crisp white wine.   Best part?  They are easy to prepare with only 4 simple ingredients!

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Super “Bread” Bowl Dips

1 Comment | Written on January 31, 2014 at 12:00 am , by

Getting ready for the Super Bowl this weekend?  It sure is hopping here in New York City!  The city is jam packed with visitors and it seems like everyone is throwing parties, even before the big game!  Even Times Square is shut down for a street party they are calling “Super Bowl Boulevard.

I wanted to get in the Super Bowl spirit with two different dip-in-a-bread-bowl recipes.  One to celebrate the Denver Broncos and one in honor of the Seattle Seahawks.

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Browned Butter Sage Crostini – Best Blogger Holiday Recipe Reader’s Choice Winner

1 Comment | Written on January 30, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Now for the Reader’s Choice winner from our Best Blogger Holiday Recipe contest.  Congratulations to Leah Bergman from Freutcake for her Browned Butter Sage Crostini!

These elegant appetizers are impressive any time of year!

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Coconut Sweet Potato Fries – Best Blogger Appetizer Reader’s Choice Winner

1 Comment | Written on January 23, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Yesterday we showcased the Editor’s Choice winner in our Best Blogger Appetizer Recipe contest and today we are excited to reveal the Reader’s Choice winner!

Congratulations to Jessi Andricks  from The House Of Healthy for her Coconut Sweet Potato Fries with Creamy Cinnamon Dipping Sauce!

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Shrimp, Bacon and Horseradish Dip – Best Blogger Appetizer Recipe Winner

No Comments | Written on January 22, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

I am so excited to reveal the Editor’s Choice winner from our Best Blogger Appetizer Recipe contest!

This “Shrimp, Bacon and Horseradish Dip“ from Lizzie Munro of “Answers en Croute” has become a new staple in my appetizer repertoire.

It’s one of those recipes where you keep going back (again and again) for just one more bite.  It’s a great dip with crackers, but I’m tempted to even try it as part of an open-faced rye bread sandwich.


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Holiday Appetizers

No Comments | Written on December 20, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

This time of year so much seems to happen around the table.  Hearty holiday meals, laughter and drinks with friends, cookie baking and decorating with kids.

Along the way the table has become the anchor for togetherness.

Upon moving to New York, I knew I needed one, great multi-purpose table.  Something for a small studio space that could function throughout the day as a photo studio, a work desk and a place to sit down for meals.

Just before I arrived I discovered the talents of Mark Jupiter and his showroom in DUMBO, Brooklyn.  After seeing his craftsmanship, I knew I had to build my entire studio around one of his pieces.

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