Category: Entertaining

Saint Patrick’s Day Snack Board

Saint Patrick’s Day Snack Board

Ms. Wood, that was the name of my boys’ first grade teacher. Ms. Wood was the quintessential elementary school teacher; kind, patient and incredibly warm. Ms. Wood was also fun. Looking back, I can tell you my first grade teacher was not nearly as wonderful 

Norwegian Multi-Seed Crispy Bread

Norwegian Multi-Seed Crispy Bread

There are several things that I loved about Denmark; the people, the casual lifestyle, the beautiful architecture and of course the food. Copenhagen itself was a city I had heard so much about and it undoubtedly did not disappoint. For one week, a couple years 

Fresh Tomato Salsa

Fresh Tomato Salsa

Fresh tomato salsa is a favorite condiment of mine and one I’ve been making a ton lately. This often overlooked side dip is easy, flavorful and incredibly adaptable. Salsa is a simple combination of chilies, tomatoes and other spices that has been around for centuries. Food 

Scandinavian-Style Cured Salmon “Gravlax”

Scandinavian-Style Cured Salmon “Gravlax”

A Special Note: With COVID-19 slowly closing in on my Northern California area, I’ve been too distracted to write or post these days. But today, with my boys home from school, the reality of this pandemic is truly settling in. Cancelations of life events makes me 

Horseradish Pub Cheese

Horseradish Pub Cheese

The Super Bowl is almost here, be ready people. A day of true indulgence, with dips, sandwiches, wings, guacamole, and so much more. My best advise, for the most anticipated game of the year, do whatever it takes to keep your whole squad satisfied, even if 

Hungarian Snacking Tray

Hungarian Snacking Tray

A Hungarian snacking tray or “hidegtál” (as its called in Hungary), is cold plate similar to an Italian antipasti plate. A hidegtál can consist of whatever is in your pantry or whatever the chef feels like adding. A snacking tray is, for the most part, a charcuterie board,