Pancetta Crisps with Goat Cheese and Pear and a delicious cocktail or two

When September arrives,  the collection of recipes commences.  By November, I have a pretty large variety of main dishes, desserts and appetizers in the recipe book for holiday gatherings, dinners and cocktails parties.  The difficult part, is choosing which ones to use.  Our first step is to create a theme of flavors.  Our main dish for our first soiree, is a stuffed pork roast, although … Continue reading Pancetta Crisps with Goat Cheese and Pear and a delicious cocktail or two

Hot Nights, Intoxicating Beverages

The holiday season is in full swing, fabulous cocktail parties and family gatherings are happening every Friday and Saturday evening and it just might be time to take a deep breath, slow it down, lock the front door and spend an evening in the warm glow of candlelight. Light the logs (or flip the switch) and start a hot fire blazing in the hearth, put … Continue reading Hot Nights, Intoxicating Beverages