smoked salmon, cream cheese, horseradish and dill on rye

I first shared this recipe with my Basil & Salt Magazine readers over the last holiday season. It’s a rich, delicious appetizer that my guests and I have enjoyed each cocktail season. I enjoy all the recipes I’ve added to Basil, however in light of a recent health concern, it’s necessary I drastically modify my… Read More smoked salmon, cream cheese, horseradish and dill on rye

Two Fresh Twists on the Classic Easter Brunch with Jarlsberg® Cheese

    Out of all the tasks on the “to do list” before family arrives on Easter Sunday, creating the menu is my favorite. I spread many recipes out in front of me and begin pairing appetizers, main dishes and desserts, switching them out several times before the final decision. It’s a simpler process and there… Read More Two Fresh Twists on the Classic Easter Brunch with Jarlsberg® Cheese

Wow the crowd with two simple and delicious holiday appetizers

Friends and family have a fabulous habit of stopping by unannounced this time of year and it’s important to have a few ingredients in your refrigerator and pantry for these delightfully festive occasions. Pita chips in the pantry, fruits, vegetables, meats and cheeses chilling are all you need to create a couple of delicious plates of… Read More Wow the crowd with two simple and delicious holiday appetizers