spirited holiday yule nog

by karie engels As temperatures drops and with Christmas and New Year's Eve right around the corner, there is no better way to celebrate than with a traditional festive beverage. Eggnog, a spiked mixture of egg yolk and milk, has been around for centuries and is often enjoyed around Christmas time. In the American North … Continue reading spirited holiday yule nog

Raise a toast to the holiday season with a bubbly Cinzano Negroni Sbagliato

Whatever the occasion -- Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year’s Eve -- it’s always a little more celebratory with some bubbles.  Make sure you have everything you need to raise a toast with loved ones and pop bottles in style! Cinzano sparkling wines use the highest quality grapes from the Veneto and Piemonte regions to bring … Continue reading Raise a toast to the holiday season with a bubbly Cinzano Negroni Sbagliato

Picture perfect appetizer – Lamb Crostini

Sophisticated and delicious - these decadent crostinis will pair perfectly with your holiday menus. LAMB CROSTINI Ingredients Lamb Chop Marinade 1/4 cup olive oil1 lemon juiced3-4 cloves garlic minced1 teaspoon salt3-4 tablespoons parsley chopped1-pound American lamb sirloin chops - about 3 small chops Orange cranberry sauce 1 cup cranberries1/2 cup orange juice1 cinnamon stick1/2 cup … Continue reading Picture perfect appetizer – Lamb Crostini

Blakely Trettenero’s simple holiday cooking tips

Blakely Trettenero's delicious Mushroom, Herb and Gruyere Puffs pair perfectly with her Cranberry Orange Champagne Cocktail.

Mummified Franks

Cute, simple, and perfect for little hands, you can involve the whole family while wrapping these little mummies. These little cuties can be made a couple of different ways. Use small smokies, cut regular sized franks in half or create them at their full length. As a grab and go appetizer, we prefer to cut … Continue reading Mummified Franks

Appetizers to usher in the Holiday Cocktail Season

Thanksgiving is almost here, menus are being finalized and shopping lists are being created.  Holiday parties are in full swing and will continue through New Years Day, so having a diversified array of cocktails, appetizers, main and side dishes is a must. Toasted rustic bread smothered in a warm and tasty spread or dip is … Continue reading Appetizers to usher in the Holiday Cocktail Season