Double Avocado Toast – Not Really a Recipe

Double Avocado Toast – Not Really a Recipe

This is the second post in my new series called “Not Really a Recipe”. These will be non-recipe posts that just give ideas on how to fix meals that are tasty and require very little work.

This dish is perfect for lunch, brunch or cut into slices for an appetizer. The dish is made using grain-filled bread that’s buttered and lightly toasted then topped with my Zesty Guacamole recipe, slices of avocado, cilantro leaves and edamame. Right before serving, I squeeze some lime juice on. Simple to make and boasting big, perfect flavors.

Let me know if you try this!

Cheers,

Veronique

Happy National Wine Day

Happy National Wine Day

It’s #NationalWineDay – have you tried a wine I should be sampling lately?

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Easy Cheesy White Grits

Easy Cheesy White Grits

I make creamy polenta all the time, but for some reason, I don’t make southern-style cheesy grits that often. Some would say that polenta and white corn grits are the same thing, but for me, polenta is made using fine to medium ground yellow or white corn and southern-style grits are simply coarsely ground bits […]

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Tito’s Handmade Vodka to Give Back During New Jersey Pride

I love Tito’s and its branding efforts. Very worthy cause/event – hope you can all join! WHO: Tito’s Handmade Vodka +  Garden State Equality (GSE), New Jersey’s largest advocacy and education organization for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. WHAT: As part of New Jersey Pride, Tito’s will host a pre and post parade […]

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Tailgating Party by Denville Meat Shop

Tailgating Party by Denville Meat Shop

I’ve written about Denville Meat Shop (see past post here) in the past and how amazing it is on all levels: to-go foods, meats, service, classes, etc….the past weekend, I was privy to its delicious, meaty catering via a tailgate party at MetLife Stadium. The private tailgate party served about 15 of us with lots […]

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Salmon with Avocado Mash – Not Really a Recipe

Salmon with Avocado Mash – Not Really a Recipe

This will be the first in a new series I’m going to do called “Not Really a Recipe”. These will be non-recipe posts that just give ideas on how to fix meals that are tasty and require very little work. This dish is one I eat often…..blackened salmon topped with my Zesty Guacamole recipe. I […]

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2012 Weingut Stadt Krems Riesling Reserve Grillenparz Kremstal

2012 Weingut Stadt Krems Riesling Reserve Grillenparz Kremstal

Friend shared this bottle with me over oysters and fish. Love this style wine and never a bad bottle by this producer. Looks: Greenish yellow in the glass. Smell: Citrus/Meyer lemon and juicy peach on the nose. Taste: Delicious lemon/lime flavors with some wet stones notes. Texture and Finish: Rich yet light. Crazy nice minerality […]

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2017 NJ Beer & Food Festival 6/16 – 6/18

2017 NJ Beer & Food Festival 6/16 – 6/18

Now in its 9th year, the New Jersey Beer & Food Festival will once again take place at Crystal Springs Resort from June 16 – 18. Crystal Springs’ annual celebration of all things beer happens over Father’s Day Weekend with a Chefs & Brews Dinner, beer tasting featuring over 150 beers, a golf tournament and […]

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Blueberry & Rosemary Greek Mule

Blueberry & Rosemary Greek Mule

I’m not one to turn down a Moscow Mule, a drink typically made using ginger beer and Vodka. Last summer, when I was to host a Greek-themed party, I opted to create a Greek Mule, simply replacing the Vodka with Ouzo, the famed licorice-flavored liquor of Greece. The drink was delicious and refreshing and my […]

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Rosé Blood Orange Lemonade

Rosé Blood Orange Lemonade

I love refreshing cocktails and am always looking for fun, easy-to-make recipes for summer parties. The nice folks at Bridge Lane Wine posted this neat recipe and photo on their Instagram account and agreed to let me share it with you. Blood orange and rosé wine – what’s not to love!? Ingredients: 3 Tbsp. lemon […]

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