TIP OF THE DAY: Brighten Up Winter Meals

[1] Start with grape salsa and bruschetta, with wine and beer, as a snack or a first course (photos #1 and #3 courtesy California Table Grape Commission). [2] Another savory appetizer/first course: goat cheese cheesecake. What’s missing? The grape salsa! Here’s the recipe from Love And Olive Oil. [3] Move on to the mains; here,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Savory Cheesecake

For a delightful change of pace, try a savory cheesecake appetizer. Photo courtesy Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.   When you want to serve something impressive and unexpected at your next dinner party or cocktail party, consider a savory cheesecake. Instead of sugar and vanilla, it calls for herbs, salt and savory components—cheeses such as blue…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Sweet Cheesecake, Savory Cheesecake, Unique Cheesecake

There are sweet cheesecakes for dessert and savory cheesecakes for appetizers and first courses. Here are one of each for Cinco de Mayo, each with south-of-the-border flair. Both recipes come from TasteOfHome.com. > The History Of Cheesecake     RECIPE #1: NACHO CHEESECAKE: AN APPETIZER OR FIRST COURSE This recipe can be served in individual…
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