Archive for the 'Savory' Category


Feta and Fresh Herb Quick Bread

Need to use those summer herbs fresh from your garden? Want a lovely summery quick bread with that added hit of fresh feta? This is it. This is really is a wonderful fresh and yummy bread that stands on it’s own. And just so you know, it’s amazing paired with a nice cold glass of white wine   Feta and
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Asparagus, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche

This is a really nice Spring brunch dish. It’s fresh with nicely crisp asparagus mixed in. Lovely.   Asparagus, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche   Ingredients:   1 tablespoons butter   I leek (white and light green parts only), halved and thinly sliced, then well washed. Coarse salt and ground pepper 1 bunch (1 pound) asparagus, tough ends removed, thinly sliced
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Hot Buttered Soft Pretzels

Do you need a perfect New Years Day snack? Do you love soft chewy pretzels? How about soft chewy WARM pretzels? If you do then you should totally make these. And here is the thing – they are easy to make! Seriously, they are. And what you get is so so good and such a delicious laying around the house
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Cheddar Cheese Puffs

It is definitely that holiday time of year – lots of family, lots of parties. Need a easy peasy appetizer? Give this one a shot, it is easy to make and cheesy. Did we say “cheesy?”  Yeah, cause if you like cheese this appetizer is for you. And if you want more heat just add more cayenne….Take a deep breath,
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Pull-Apart Cheesy Pesto Bread

This is bread – cheesy bread smothered in rich pesto. Nuff said. Open a bottle of wine. Enjoy. Seriously, only a few ingredients and quick to make and very good. Now….drink that wine with a cheesy pesto ball. …. .   Pull-Apart Cheesy Pesto Bread   Ingredients:   1 2/3 cups bread flour (plus a bit for dusting) 1/2 teaspoon
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Bacon Pecan Meringues

One of us LOVES bacon because every thing is better with bacon, or so ONE of us thinks so anyway. So the idea of combining bacon in a meringue with a favorite nut of ours just seemed like a good idea. And maybe it still does to some of you. But here is what the one of us who loves
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Parmesan Twists

These are easy folks and look very fancy so come on, go buy yourself some puff pastry and make these! We think they are awesome as a starter with a nice olive tray and a glass of wonderful dry white wine. We guarantee you’ll eat about half of these right out of the oven…… Parmesan Twists Ingredients 1 17.3-ounce package
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Grapefruit White Chocolate Brown Butter Cookies

Grapefruit cookies? I know, right? Can these cookies really be good? The answer is a resounding YES! We love these cookies so much. They are in fact incredibly interesting in all of the subtle flavors that come through….floral grapefruit, sea salt, sweet sweet white chocolate, nutty brown butter, man oh man…..You just have to try these, seriously. Do it. Grapefruit
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Parmesan Crisps

This is simply an easy and delicious recipe.  If you love cheese as an addition to anything (!) this recipe is for you. This time we made the crisps to add as an addition to our salad however,  where these crisps really shine is floating a few on top of split pea soup! Man, it’s good. It’s this salty, crunchy
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Happy New Years Day Quiche

  Here is a great fresh quiche that can be made ahead of time and re-heated on New Years Day. It’s also a lovely recipe that can be played with ingredients wise. This is the basic recipe but we’ll tell you, we usually always add bacon (at least in Susie’s house!) and asparagus is always a tasty addition. Remember….make it
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