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!
For many of us, cooking is a way of expressing love—whether it’s showering guests and family with fabulous food at dinners and parties or baking something special for that special someone.
Grilled cheese sandwiches are one of my absolute favorite comfort foods in the winter months. When I was a child, my mother would make us grilled cheese sandwiches using a big-ol’ grilled cheese press with a metal handle, springs and all. We’d always eat our grilled cheese with a piping-hot bowl of tomato soup for dipping, and a pickle on the side. Nowadays, we make grilled cheese a lot in our house, but we aren’t equipped with a dedicated grilled cheese press, so we use a large frying pan on the stovetop. Continue reading
The moment first light shines on Valentine’s Day, my heart just swells with love. I hop out of bed, I smile wide, smooth out my messy hair and greet the day with a song in my heart. Cheesy, I know… But it’s true! The feeling grows as I walk past windows or through store aisles overflowing with Valentine’s Day messages inscribed in cards, plush teddies, and candy. Is Cupid following me? Am I being pelted with love arrows? Who knows? Who cares? LOVE is my jam!