Tropical Salsa w/SS Ricotta Spread and Baguette

This summer has been a hot one, full of humidity, sunshine, and the opportunity to sit outside on a Sunday morning enjoying the breeze and birds chirping. It is SUMMER! The reason why all midwesterners persevere thru long winters – to enjoy these months of sunshine and green grass. That season change as the world…

Ricotta Spread with Home Made Ricotta

I took a day off from work recently with the thought of relaxing and doing almost nothing.  From the moment I woke up, I did whatever I wanted – long walk with the dog, coffee on the coach, watching master classes, flipping channels, etc.  The lack of the ‘have to do’s’ left me open to…

Meyer Lemon & Picholine Olive Tapenade

Sometimes some of the simplest constructions can end up making the biggest statement.  This dip was inspired when dreaming up ways to incorporate food items from my part-time job into dishes for serving at our gift registry events.  My first thought is to make sure it tastes good, second that it doesn’t actually take too…