Eleven Madison Park Granola

Not only do I have a dinner club, I also have a book club AND a monthly girls’ brunch. For brunch we’ve been going out to restaurants (specifically those with bottomless mimosas) but this past weekend one of that gals hosted at her new home and it was a blast. There was great company, fabulous … Continue reading

Moroccan Inspired Meatballs

I found this meatball recipe a couple of years ago and it’s so so good. I served them the first time with cous cous & tzatziki for dipping and they were a huge crowd pleaser, but I lightened it up this go around with an almond/garlic/white wine sauce and a bed of baby greens. The … Continue reading

Lemon Semifreddo with a Citrus Salad

I know it seems kind of crazy to be making a lemon frozen dessert in the middle of winter, but I just couldn’t resist last weekend with an Italian theme for dinner club. I knew my host loved limoncello, so I wanted to make a dessert that would complement the post-dinner digestive; not to mention I’d … Continue reading

Recipe Repeat: Scrambled Eggs and Bacon

I don’t know why it’s taken me so long to post this,  seeing as that it was SO good. I think I felt kind of awkward posting about breakfast again and I had a mildly busy week. But really, the breakfast I made last weekend is nothing to be shy about. I was inspired by … Continue reading

Game Day: Elevated Pigs in a Blanket

Um, these are kind of amazing, no no, like really amazing. As much as I love gourmet food and making things from scratch, there are some oldies but goodie that are pretty fantastic as is – add a couple of extra ingredients and they just might blow you away. I’ve been in love with lil’ … Continue reading