Please tell me that summer isn’t over!

If it must come to an end, I can’t think of a better way to enjoy the long weekend than celebrating with friends; sitting by the pool and sipping cocktails. Oh and of course, eating amazing foods.

 

Labor Day Weekend Eats

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greek potato salad {video}

The making of this video was interesting to say the least. It was one of those evenings where almost everything that could go wrong went wrong (think broken flip cam, no batteries, missing files, etc.) but eventually a video was made – bonus points if you can spot the mistakes! Hehe.   Enjoy! Thanks to

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layered hummus dip

layered hummus dip

Hummus is great on it’s own, but when it’s topped with feta, roasted red peppers, artichokes and kalamata olives it is downright delicious. (It would also be a good way to serve hummus with a non-believer crowd. ) I’ve wanted to make a dip like this for quite some time so I jumped at the

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thanksgiving 2010: green olive & artichoke dip

Appetizers are my favorite part of any meal, and I would be more than content with a Thanksgiving meal comprised of all appetizers. Seriously, I don’t even need the turkey, stuffing or mashed potatoes – just pass the apps and I’m happy. If artichoke dip is involved, I’m even happier. When I came across this

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loaded veggie sandwich

Unfortunately for the sake of time, my lunches are rarely simple sandwiches like peanut butter and jelly. Sometimes I wish they were.  Instead, I make salads, pastas and other meals that while generally can be made ahead, are sometimes a little time consuming, although delicious. Every once in a while though, something comes over me and

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project food blog #3: luxury dinner party

All good meals start with prosecco. Don’t believe me? Try it. Luxury Dinner Parties conjure up an array of memories – I think of my Aunt Frances whose parties always included champagne and caviar. I think of Dinner Club, my parents group of 4 couples who have dinner together once a month and have been

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entertaining: tapenade

Like most things in life, tapenade from a jar doesn’t even come close to that of home made tapenade. And considering that from prep to clean up it takes less than 5 minutes to make, there really are no excuses to even buy it. I don’t judge though Creamy goat cheese is my favorite accompianment

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