White Bean Dip with Roasted Garlic

White Bean Dip with Roasted Garlic 2 heads of garlic, roasted (*roasting directions below) 2 (15oz) cans white cannellini beans, drained and rinsed (reserving one can’s liquids) 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon paprika a handful of fresh Italian parsley leaves 1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste *Roasting…

Horseradish Carrots from Brasserie Jo

One of my favorite appetizer dishes from Brasserie Jo in Boston has to be the carrots they kindly serve as you are seated. They are tangy, spicy and crunchy…the trifecta of yum, and definitely unforgettable for their unconventional taste. Especially, along side their crunchy French bread. Now I am hungry.   Since we love these…

Decorative Orange & Lavender Ice Tray

This tray adds whimsy when serving cold foods. The best part is that you can use any decor and shape to fit your party theme. It’s super easy and it’s my favorite way to showcase a cold appetizer! This tray was used on Christmas this year. Decorative Orange and Lavender Ice Tray 4-5 slices of…

Caramelized Onion and Sausage Appetizer

Created this appetizer over the weekend. Hope you enjoy it! My Mom makes this Sicilian bread, very regional to where she grew up, with sausage, onions, and cheese. SO DELICIOUS.  This bread is a real treat for me; has everything I love in food. It’s savory.  Slightly sweet.  It has a crunchy crust and cheese….