Savory Rosemary & Parmesan Bread Pudding

rosemary & parmesan bread pudding

As one of Alexia Foods Tastemaker Bloggers I get to sample a variety of side dish items {breads, potatoes & fries, veggies, even appetizers}. One of the things I like to do is transform these items into NEW recipes like I did with the waffle fries here. This time I turned their rosemary & olive […]

Easy Party Appetizer – Cheesy Bacon Potato Bites

cheesy bacon potato bites

Appetizer foods are my FAVORITE types of foods, so hosting parties usually means serving an array of heavy hors d’oeuvres, or at least one special appetizer before a dinner party. Time is always a consideration too, so I love starting with packaged items to make it easier. As a Tastemaker/brand Ambassador for Alexia Foods I […]

Party Appetizer – Romano Puff Pastry Ribbons

puff pastry cheese ribbons

Last week I shared these cute Halloween puff pastry “ghosts” that I made as part of the Pepperidge Farm puff pastry recipe challenge. For that challenge I put my own spin on the original recipe they provided, which I’m sharing today. These Romano Puff Pastry Ribbons are easy to make but look impressive as they’re […]

Cheese Truffles Recipe & “Grape Cluster” Display Idea

cheese ball "truffles"

Say goodbye to one big cheese ball {that’s so retro} and say hello to mini cheese truffles! It seems like it wouldn’t be a party without a cheese item on the menu, but people also seem to be intimidated by one large cheese ball sitting on the table – no one wants to be the […]

Puff Pastry Party Appetizer

PUFF PASTRY GHOSTS

I’ve been making party appetizers for so many years – it’s the most common way we entertain {cocktail parties, ladies nights, between-meal-baby/bridal showers, etc}, so I’ve amassed quite a collection of go-to recipes. One of my favorite and most often used ingredients when making party appetizers is puff pastry sheets, so I was DELIGHTED {to […]

Cheese & Charcuterie Party

cheese & charcuterie party

I love cheese…all types, all flavors, all forms. My husband loves meat…all types, all flavors, all forms. What better way to appease both palates than by serving up a Cheese & Charcuterie spread?! That’s what we did over the summer, and this is how it turned out. There’s something for everyone and there’s also something […]

Cheese Crisps Recipe

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I have a confession to make. I’m a little obsessed with the show Chopped on the Food Network. I don’t know what it is – you don’t get recipes from it, the 30 minute time limit they have to cook in is frustrating, and some of the items they have to cook with, I’ve never […]