Celebrate National Escargot Day with Escargots a la Bourguignonne & a little history ~Foodimentary & Epicurious

Here are today’s five food facts about Escargot: Escargot – French – An edible snail, especially one prepared as an appetizer or entree. The French consume 40,000 metric tons of snails each year. Heliculture is the science of growing snails for food. Snails have been eaten as food […] via May 24th is National Escargot Day…

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Mother’s Day Appetizer Suggestion: Arancini ~Recipes by Chefkreso

Even though it’s been a few days since I came back home from the seaside it’s like I’m still there. The perfect blue sky without a cloud in sight, and a golden sun waking me up every morning. Even the wind in the cold streets of Zagreb reminds me of a light salty breeze coming […]…

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Easter Appetizer: Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Crostini ~Bishcotti

Isn’t it funny that a piece of toast can fancy up a meal? It’s just the right finishing touch to a hot, steamy cioppino, or the perfect partner to a thick, creamy soup. Toast goes beyond an indulgent breakfast–it’s a snack at any time, a party appetizer, and a dinner pairing. Just think bruschetta with…

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Corned Beef & Cabbage Egg Rolls with Avocado Creme ~Grit & Pinecones

Ditch the green beer this year and try these Ten Irish-Inspired Recipes for St Patrick’s Day! Whether you are looking for an authentic Irish recipe or just a fun Irish-inspired recipe these ten easy and delicious recipes will make you wish it was St Patrick’s Day all year long. From Traditional Irish Soda Bread from […]…

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Chocolate Stout or Gunness Float

This remarkable velvety brew will make you dream of the return of St. Patrick’s Day, everyday! Creamy, sweet, chocolaty, semi-bitter edged, frothy, buttery…heaven! In the past, I have always used Guinness, but ever since discovering the “chocolate stout,” I have never looked back. Having said the latter, “both” ales are marvelous—especially in this delectable frothy […]

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Scotch Eggs ~ChilliJonCarneCooks

Growing up I always saw scotch eggs as primary a party food, something that all the grown ups ate. How the tables have turned, now I’m the grown up and I love scotch eggs and they are not just a boring party food. They can be delicate and petite if you use quail eggs, or […]…

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