Tag: olive oil

What to do with all the Pears (???) Soup

What to do with all the Pears (???) Soup

I swear pear trees are related to the zucchini vine somehow because they are both so prolific. As with most of my recipes for events I always raided my parents’ garden before I came up with ideas what to serve folks. Dad and Mom purposefully […]

Mom’s Ricotta Doughnuts

Mom’s Ricotta Doughnuts

I was about seven when my mother got herself a Fry Daddy. I remember standing on the red kitchen stool and watching her take it out of the box. She winked at me and whispered, “You know what this makes? French fries.” My goodness my […]

Asian Chicken Bites

Asian Chicken Bites

When I am preparing for an event at the winery I first find out what wines we are serving … this is a huge help in what I want to create, and figure out what ingredients. White grapes have very little tannin, red grapes have […]

Deviled Tomatoes

Deviled Tomatoes

The only thing that is difficult in this recipe is having the patience for everything to be done and cool down — yes, you are reading correctly … the cooking time is three-and-a-half hours. Many of my recipes are ones you can make in advance […]