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Latkes So Good You’ll Want To Convert

In Starters, Vegetables On January 11, 2012 0 Comments

Latkes and Manhattan are almost as synonymous as Woody Allen and New York. And whether your Jewish or not, if you’re a New Yorker you know what I’m… Read More »


My Version of Pigs in a Blanket

In Starters On January 2, 2012 0 Comments

Please tell me when you go to a cocktail party and spot the the tray of pigs in the blanket you don’t start to have a little shvitzy… Read More »


Homemade Egg Rolls

In Starters, Vegetables On December 24, 2011 1 Comment

Merry Christmas friends!  To the ones celebrating, I hope you all have a merry, blessed and delicious Christmas. And for those who aren’t, will…order chinese food.  (Which is… Read More »


Christmas Appetizer Ideas: Fried Scamorza and Capicola

In Starters On December 18, 2011 0 Comments

GABAGOOL!  That’s how my people pronounce this delicate slice of heaven.  We bought this from one of the delis up on Arthur Ave. this past weekend.  If you… Read More »


Christmas Appetizer Ideas: Olive Pate Crostinis

In Starters On December 17, 2011 0 Comments

I’m on a crostini kick and I like them for holiday appetizers.  Think about it: your guests have opened their presents from Santa, went to church, travelled miles,… Read More »


Christmas Appetizer Ideas: Ricotta, Orange and Thyme Crostini

In Starters On December 16, 2011 1 Comment

This is a sexy appetizer.  No, really it is.  The creaminess of the ricotta the unexpected orange and thyme flavors. It’s fabulous and different and the best part… Read More »


Christmas Appetizer Ideas: Caprese Salad with Fresh and Smoked Mozzarella

In Starters On December 16, 2011 0 Comments

A few posts ago, I mentioned my girlfriend asked me for some easy Christmas appetizer ideas.  So stay tuned for the next few appetizer posts! The key to… Read More »


Gorgonzola Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates

In Starters On December 5, 2011 1 Comment

We don’t have too many cocktail parties because we live in roughly 650 square feet (and I’d start to feel like Holly GoLightly throwing a jam packed party… Read More »