Recently my son was having an impromptu sleepover with a friend. I was not in the mood to cook, but suddenly I needed to feed two hungry boys. I really didn’t want to resort to ordering a pizza, so I opened up my freezer and saw stacks of containers filled with homemade chicken stock. From where…
Fall may be knocking on the back door, but there’s still time to enjoy the lazy hazy days of summer.
Nothing says summer like a bottle of wine, some tasty treats, and a picnic basket.
Rose is the perfect summer appetizer wine. It’s incredibly versatile, it pairs beautifully with a wide range of foods and looks lovely in your glass. Lauren Ashton Cellar’s 2015 Rose is made from a 50/50 blend of Grenache and Mouvèdre. It brings the aromas of strawberry and raspberry on the nose. The strawberry and raspberry flavors continue in the glass.
These smoked salmon crostinis are a simple dish that requires no cooking and minimal preparation. They can be assembled right on your beach blanket.
1 log garlic-herb goat cheese or boursin
1 crusty french baguette
1 4 oz package pre-sliced smoked salmon
- Allow the cheese to come to room temperature so that it spreads easily
- Thinly slice the baguette crosswise
- Slice the smoke salmon length wise into thin ribbons
- Spread the goat cheese onto the sliced baguette
- Arrange the salmon on top of the goat cheese like a ribbon