Jun 2, 2014

Roasted Pepper & Feta Crostini

These royally topped little Italian toasts rock my world. As soon as the warmer weather sets in and the pits are being fired up all around me, something inside me screams ‘crostini’. Love those darn things. There’s nothing you cannot put on a crostini and make it look and taste good. Transform them into gourmet food by adding the best cheeses combined with grilled vegetables or and fresh herbs. Or think…

May 25, 2011

Tomato, Goat Cheese & Onion Tart

This one is pure summer love and it isn’t even summer yet, but who cares! While flipping through a foodie magazine at the supermarket to stock up on some inspiration, I ran into this tomato and goat cheese pie. Brilliant idea! Just what I needed, light, colorful, summery and savory. Who can resist that? I borrowed the idea and gave it my spin. It’s simple and fast but I can…

Oct 21, 2010

Pretzel Buns

Well, technically this is a recipe for soft pretzels. I got it from a friend of mine, eons ago. Ran into his recipe today and decided it was time to give them a try. They were a huge hit! But pretzels? I dunno. Pretzels are supposed to be crispy and crunchy to me—category potato chips. These weren’t. I guess that’s where the word ‘soft’ comes into play. The point is…

Sep 6, 2010

Deliciously Grilled Focaccia

  This has been my favorite lunch (Or brunch, dinner, whatever) recipe since the first time I cooked it up in my oven, about 2 months ago now. And all this time I kept it to myself. I know, I have no shame. But here’s the deal; I slapped it on the BGE today and hallelujah, I heard angels sing and a shaft of light fell down. Well, I didn’t…

Jul 18, 2010

Funky Dough Bites

Not in a million years did I think it possible to not only bake bread in a BBQ, but to get the best, fluffy and tastiest bread out of it ever.

Jul 16, 2010

Simple Tomato Bruschetta

Serve these simple but tasty tomato bruschette on a warm summer night along with a glass of icy cold prosecco! Great appetizer!