Easy Entertaining Celebrate It! Simple Pleasures Recipes Tips From the Cleaning Lady A Winning Crudité Platter, Silk Road-Style Go to any Persian restaurant and you will be served a plate at the beginning of the meal that is alive with color and the aroma of herbs. When Guests Make Dinner – Pizza Party Yesterday afternoon, we had an impromptu invite from our friends Shilpa and Jayesh for Sunday dinner. Think Like A Chef – Setting Yourself Up For A Week Of Success Once a week in my home, I would walk in to see my mother undertake what I would call the 'onion marathon'. Munchies For The Mommies: Spinach and Feta Quiche Bread Now that I live in the burbs, I’m just getting used to this notion of a “playgroup”. Freezer Friendly Spinach and Artichoke Stuffed Shells I never really got into freezing meals. I’m not sure why. Strange way to start a post about freezer-friendly meals, eh? A Spin On A Classic: Chocolate Chip Pecan Roll Cookies It’s no secret I love dessert. But the thing I think I love most (besides the eating) is the experimentation of it all. Cranberry Almond Chicken Salad Ever make something on a whim that turns out to be such a hit you can hardly believe it? Crushed Cookie Affogato It just makes sense when the weather is nice to do things in a more casual way in order to have more time to enjoy your surroundings. Quick and Easy Savory Tarts I was tinkering with puff pastry and crab meat making a crab puff appetizer when I realized how much I love puff pastry in general.