Bobby J’s Tomato, Spinach and Blue Cheese Soup

Appetizer Dairy Easy Fast Lunch Soup Vegetables

This soup was amazing on a recent rainy winter day. I find this flavor combination heavenly, but you can replace some of the blue cheese with goat cheese or cream cheese if blue is too strong for you. Brandy adds richness and depth of flavor. Read more

Spanish Tortilla and Romesco Sauce

Appetizer Brunch Flexible Vegetables Vegetarian

It had been on my mind for years to make a Spanish tortilla, which is nothing like the tortillas familiar to most Americans. It’s basically a frittata that features potatoes. Read more

Sesame Chicken With Apricot-Mustard Sauce

Appetizer Asian Blog Chicken Easy Recipes

I used to fill our dining room table (sometimes adding a leaf) with appetizers and desserts for our parties. I planned for weeks and  cooked for days. Some people thought I was crazy (and maybe I was), but they were sure to come. Read more