Goat Cheese Mousse

Have you ever heard of goat cheese mousse?   I was one that had never heard of it or tasted it until I visited the farmers’ market in Durham, NC.  While shopping this lovely market,  I purchased a jar of goat cheese mousse topped with blueberry jam.  I wasn’t sure what it was, but with the […]

Green Bean Salad

I was headed out for a very busy day last week and wanted to prepare dinner prior to leaving the house.  I had fresh green beans and decided to whip up a cold green bean salad.  With what was in my pantry and refrigerator, I assembled the following salad.  It was just great with the […]

Goat Cheese Appetizer with Vegetables

I am a fan of goat cheese and use it every chance I get on salads, pizzas, main dishes and appetizers.  This appetizer is a real winner!  Warm goat cheese topped with vegetables and served on plain water crackers.  Get the cocktails ready – it is time to party!

Raspberry Romaine Salad

When I walked into the grocery store this morning,  I immediately saw the fruits that are bold in color and look beautiful after a long winter.  I picked up these jumbo raspberries and decided to add them to a salad.  This is a simple salad made with romaine, raspberries and chopped pecans.  I used white balsamic raspberry blush […]

Roasted Pear Salad

I was in the produce department and picked up a few Bosc pears, baby spinach, and goat cheese. I then thought I would create a roasted pear salad. I have baked pears previously, however this time I thought a salad with a warm pear would be delicious. I am writing this the morning after I served […]

Spinach Maple Apple Salad

I am sure everyone is thinking the same thing – let’s start the New Year with a healthy twist.  This salad is one that you can serve with grilled meats, soup, or make this salad a main dish and add grilled chicken or pork.  The key is the wonderful dressing made with pure maple syrup. […]