Posts Tagged "Christmas"

Fried Pumpkin Goat Cheese Balls

Fried Pumpkin Goat Cheese Balls

These Fried Goat Cheese Balls have a very special guest star: Pumpkin! These fall flavors come together perfectly for an easy and delicious bite sized appetizer. Perfect to serve from fall through the holidays! Pumpkin and goat cheese go perfectly together. The tangy goat cheese is balanced out by the creamy, slightly sweet flavor of the pumpkin. Add in some Read More

Aquavit Bloody Mary

Aquavit Bloody Mary

This Aquavit Bloody Mary is a fun switch up from your ordinary vodka Bloody Mary! Using aquavit in place of vodka gives this drink a delicious, herbal flavor. Laced with fresh dill and horseradish and topped with cocktail shrimp—what’s not to love? If you’ve never tried using aquavit in your Bloody Mary, you’re in for a real treat! Aquavit (sometimes Read More

10 Pastas for The Feast of the Seven Fishes

Spicy Shrimp Scampi

Of alllll the pastas that I love so dearly, the seafood ones are always my favorite. I’m rounding up some of my favorites for my favorite Christmas Eve tradition, The Feast of the Seven Fishes. You don’t have to be Italian or celebrate Christmas to join in on the tradition—all seafood lovers are welcome! 1. Orecchiette with Scungilli and Neonata Read More

Spicy Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

Spicy Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

This Spicy Shrimp Scampi is a fun (and spicy!) twist on the classic. The whole thing dish comes together in no time and couldn’t be easier to make. My favorite type of meal! Shrimp Scampi is basically a dish of shrimp cooked with butter, garlic, wine and lemon. It can be served with or without pasta and if you know Read More

Mussels with Cannellini Beans and Tomatoes

Mussels with Tomatoes and Beans

This is an easy and flavorful dish that comes together fast! You can serve these mussels as an appetizer or grab some crusty bread and make a meal of it. This recipe is one of my favorites to make on Christmas Eve for the Feast of the Seven Fishes! We serve it as an appetizer or first course. The Feast Read More

Easy Fried Calamari

This restaurant favorite is surprisingly easy to make! Just a few ingredients is all it takes to get crispy, delicious fried calamari at home. Dunk them in your favorite marinara sauce for ultimate deliciousness. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, we are not making enough squid at home, people! I’m not sure why, but it seems like Read More

Holiday Gift Guide 2017

It’s that time again! I get so excited this time of year, I’m kind of ridiculous. I annoy the crap out of my boyfriend but it’s totally worth it. I’ve got Christmas music and my favorite holiday candle going and it’s not even December yet! The guy will just have to hang in there for the duration of holiday mania. Read More

Holiday Gift Guide 2016: For Your Favorite Foodie

I sort of can’t believe that the holidays are already here but man, am I excited about it! I’ve been listening to Christmas music since before Thanksgiving. Don’t judge me. Obviously family, friends and food are the most important things during this time of year but lets not pretend were not also excited about the gifts! Here are my picks Read More