Spinach, Burrata & Crispy Prosciutto Salad


I assemble this quick salad when I need to serve a tasty & effortless lunch. The crispy prosciutto adds just the right amount of salty flavor that compliments the creamy burrata. I use Roma tomatoes in the winter when fresh Jersey tomatoes are not in season. Ciabatta or Italian bread cubes toast quickly in the oven and the dressing is a breeze to make. All in all a healthy addition to the salad rotation! Continue reading

Bacon, Egg & Cheese Bake

Wow…this year went by so fast! The holidays were wonderful – many family visits and lots of friend’s get-togethers…hope you all had a delightful week. For today’s breakfast we have an old standby which can be prepared the night before. Crisp bacon & freshly shredded mozzarella combine with whisked eggs to make a quick and delicious meal. Happy New Year’s Eve to all… Continue reading

Cheesy Crab Dip

Every Christmas Eve we gather in front of the fireplace and indulge in yummy appetizers and play boardgames. It’s an annual tradition we have been enjoying for almost 35 years…this year I made this deliciously cheesy crab dip….it’s a spin on the Crab Muffins I usually make. Hope everyone has a Merry Christmas! Continue reading

Pub Burgers with Bacon Jam

I had these super tasty burgers at the Iron Pier Craft House – a Gastropub in Cape May, NJ – with outdoor seating overlooking the Atlantic Ocean – a little too chilly on these December days but a great restaurant to visit in season. When making these burgers at home I added additional flavor in the meat with a bit of Brazilian Steakhouse seasoning and created my own Bacon Jam…I also substituted Havarti cheese…end result – Delicious! Continue reading