It’s been a while since I’ve touched a basketball. My athletic career peaked in middle school, back when the number of sweatbands you wore was just as important as your skill level. While I never learned to spin the ball on one finger, my ball-handling skills have managed to improve since then—in the kitchen, that is. And if you think ball hogs only exist on the basketball courts, you haven’t seen my party guests when I bring out the cheese ball. Here’s my winning roster for the best ball-shaped recipes.
I think food sets the tone for a party, and there was some awesome food at my boss’s housewarming party about a month ago. There was one appetizer that I still dream about: a cheese log covered in cranberries that had a unique, awesome flavor. I am not even quite sure what kind of cheese it was, but let me tell you something—it was absolutely amazing!
A classic never goes out of style. Like that white lace tablecloth passed down from my grandmother or my father’s set of crystal martini glasses, these retro recipes still look amazing on my table today. Nostalgic dishes like a Yule log, stuffed mushrooms and cheese balls serve up a little bit of old-school Americana but still feel modern—and taste delicious!—in a holiday spread. Continue reading
A Zombie Brains Cheese Ball appetizer will be the centerpiece of your spooky Halloween Party spread. In just a few easy steps, you can make this frighteningly fun treat for your holiday celebration! Continue reading