Entertaining

Corned Beef, Cabbage, and Guinness Stew

All of the St. Patrick’s Day flavors you love in one bowl! Tender corned beef, perfectly cooked potatoes, carrots, and cabbage, all simmered in a rich braise of Guinness beer and beef stock…sign me up! My family has always loved a good corned beef and cabbage dinner for St. Patrick’s […]

Grilled Mediterranean Meatballs

This is the perfect summer meatball! ¬†They are made with a blend of ground beef and pork and lots of fresh Mediterranean herbs for great flavor. Greek yogurt, feta & parmesan cheese and some ground pine nuts take them to the next level. We like to cook these on the […]

Orzo, Kale, and Spinach Salad

This is a great summer salad that goes well with any backyard barbeque or potluck. It’s perfect to make ahead because the kale and spinach are hearty greens that hold up well with dressing. In fact, I think it tastes even better the next day.  I made it to go […]

Summer Mediterranean Feast!

Yesterday I was lucky enough to spend a fabulous afternoon at the home of some good friends enjoying some beautiful California sunshine. The occasion was a 40th birthday celebration for another good friend and I had the privilege of planning the menu for the day. We settled on a Mediterranean […]