Blueberry Corn Salad

Time: 30 minutes Odd duets sometimes take the world by surprise… try this salad, I think you will be surprised at what a great side dish this is for family events and BBQs. Music Selection: Marc Almond & Gene Pitney – Something’s Gotten Hold of My Heart 4 corn cobs 3 Tbsp olive oil 3…

Lemon Ginger Dessert

This ginger flavoured dessert is heaven – easy to make, and the flavours – wow! just like Fred and Ginger! Double wow. Music Selection: Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers – Heaven Ingredients: 8 oz cream cheese at room temperature 2 tsp grated lemon zest 10 oz lemon curd 2 cups whipping cream 36 – 40…

Pavlova

Time: 4 – 5 hours Light and airy dessert and light and airy music… this dessert takes time, but is so simple to make and delicious… even healthy Music Selection: Ariana Grande – Get Well Soon Ingredients: 6 egg whites 1 Tbs cornstarch 1 cup icing (confectioners) sugar 2 tsp vanilla 1 tsp white wine…

Mini Banana Split Baked Alaskas

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Lee Greenwood – Home To Alaska This is a dessert that I have made for my kids’ birthday parties, but this year we made it for our fancy New Years’ Eve dinner. It is always a hit with young and old! Also, easy to make, especially if you buy a…

Blini Appetizer

Time: 2 hours Music Selection: Freda Payne – Band of Gold An oldie but goodie recipe paired with an oldie but goodie tune! Band of gold. These are medallions of gold! Enjoy. Ingredients: 1 ¼ cups milk (2% or 3%) 1 cup flour ½ cup buckwheat flour (use normal flour if you cannot find it)…

Crab Filled Chicken In Pastry

Time: 1 hour Music Selection: Tracey Ullman – They Don’t Know They may not yet know, but soon will how easy and delicious this very elegant meal is to make! Bon appetit! Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts 4 Tbsp butter Fresh dill 1 lb lump crabmeat 2 sheets puff pastry dough 1 large egg, lightly beaten…

Honey Mustard Chicken Bites

Time: 1 hour Music Selection – Philip Quest (Les Miserables) – Stars This is a complete cheat recipe as it is way too easy to make! These little bites are also way too easy to eat as they are absolutely delicious. While so simple, they are absolutely delightful for even your most famous guests/stars. They…

Spinach Puffs

Time: 45 minutes If you haven’t watched this funny movie, you should! Kronk was one of my kids’ favorite characters. He is fun loving and an excellent cook. He also makes spinach puffs in this movie… so even when many years after my kids stopped watching the movie, they always remind me of Kronk when…

Bourbon & Dill Shrimp Appetizer

Time: 20 minutes I have made this recipe easily a dozen times as it is so easy and so very tasty. It comes from a skillet recipe book that I have, but it is such a sophisticated appetizer, I paired it with the theme from the Godfather. Truly for the suave and debonair… Music Selection:…

Prosciutto Cheese Appetizer

Time: 30 mins Music Selection: B52s – Love Shack These little packages of heaven will take you away! I had this amazing appetizer at a local restaurant and had to try it at home. I think I nailed it. Made me so happy, I had to play Love Shack and dance around the kitchen… you…