Monthly Archives: December 2017

Who Notices The Cold Weather When A Good Hot Meal Is Served (December 31 – January 6, 2018)

When the big weather chill occurs, nothing warms friends and family faster than a fantastic dish of Cioppino. This is an Italian style Bouillabaisse (Seafood Stew). Steaming hot and filled with fresh seafood treasures, this seafood soup is served en … Continue reading

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Entertaining Hors d’oeuvres Are Encouraged (December 24 – December 30)

Looking for a festive hors d’oeuvre? Try one of my family’s favorite: Kelly’s Eggplant on Crostini. Boil an eggplant in salted water, with the ends cut off, and poke holes in it with a fork. When the eggplant is tender … Continue reading

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Culinary Contemplatin Becomes Renowned (December 17 – December 23)

Cuisine, prepared with spinach concepts, gives us the opportunity to continue December seasonal designs. Famous terms such as Florentine and Rockefeller are synonymous with the dark leafy vegetable intensified with vitamins, spinach. Try my Shrimp Rockefeller for an entertaining showstopper. … Continue reading

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December Brings Creative Plating (December 10 – December 16)

December cuisine gives us the opportunity to make lovely designs with red and green impacts in the plating design. There are some great pairing possibilities such as green tomato soup and lobster medallions. Another fun and easy pairing is with … Continue reading

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Think Flavorings (December 3 – December 9)

Flavorings certainly make a huge difference to the taste of our food. The basics of salt and pepper have branched into multiple sources of salt and multiple styles of peppers. Liquid flavorings boost the impression of the taste such as … Continue reading

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