RECIPE: Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

Looking for “gourmet” Super Bowl fare? Try this recipe from Dietz & Watson. Just a bit of fresh basil elevates bacon-wrapped shrimp to new flavor heights. Serve the shrimp on a platter for game-watching, with cocktails or as an appetizer or first course for dinner. RECIPE: BACON-WRAPPED SHRIMP WITH BASIL Ingredients For 4 Servings 16…
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RECIPE: Ham On A Biscuit With Cranberry Balsamic Reduction

Glazed ham on a biscuit (photo © Dietz & Watson).   Many hams will be baked this holiday season, generating many pounds of leftover ham. Much of that ends up on a simple ham sandwich. Here’s an alternative: Make your sandwich on a biscuit. It’s that much more special. We enjoy this recipe with breakfast…
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RECIPE: Tuna Sashimi Hors d’Oeuvre

Maguro tuna with “seasoned avocado sauce”: guacamole. Photo courtesy Ippudo | New York.   Whenever we visit Ippudo—a creative Japanese ramen chain with luscious ramen soups and so much more—we’re inspired to adapt some of the recipes at home. This one is very easy and for hot summer days; it requires no cooking. Fresh tuna…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Easy, Delicious Goat Cheese Appetizer

It couldn’t be easier: drizzle the cheese with honey and sprinkle the almonds. Photo courtesy VermontCreamery.com.   We adore mild, creamy goat cheese with its subtle tang. We’re always looking for an excuse to eat it. So how about this couldn’t-be-easier hors d’oeuvre or appetizer for entertaining? Simply: PURCHASE a pyramid, log or other shape…
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APPETIZER RECIPE: BLT & Guacamole Crostini

[1] A guacamole BLT transformed into crostini hors d’oeuvre (photo © California Avocado Commission). [2] Ready for your recipe (photo © Aldi).   What’s better than a BLT? Well, there’s a turkey BLT and our favorite, the chicken salad BLT. Guacamole can be added to any of the above. But how about turning the concept…
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