Archives for April 2014

PHYLLO WRAPPED WILD SALMON WITH SPINACH

I recently hosted a birthday dinner party for my girlfriend and wrote about it in this post.  With the arrival of spring, I planned my menu to include iconic spring-like dishes: Lima Bean Dip with Garlic & Feta Cheese Creamy Asparagus Soup Ribbon Salad & Rum Cake for Dessert  Today I will be sharing my […]

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RIBBON SALAD

Greetings! This week I’ve been sharing recipes from a recent Birthday Dinner Party  I hosted for my friend Cindy.  So far I’ve shared my recipe for Lima Bean Dip with Garlic & Feta Cheese and my recipe for Creamy Asparagus Soup. Today I’m posting a recipe for the Ribbon Salad I served that night.  It’s made […]

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CREAMY ASPARAGUS SOUP

Hello! Lately I’ve been sharing with you recipes from a Birthday Dinner Party I hosted recently.  Today I have a tutorial for the Creamy Asparagus Soup I served that night.   I call it “Creamy” Asparagus Soup as opposed to “Creamed” Asparagus Soup because this soup recipe is mostly fresh asparagus that tastes very “Creamy” but […]

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LIMA BEAN DIP WITH GARLIC AND FETA CHEESE

This delicious Lima Bean Dip with Garlic and Feta Cheese is a perfect starter for a Spring dinner party.  I prepared it recently when I had a birthday dinner party for a girlfriend. This dip also has a lovely fresh hint of lemon.  Serve it with a crudite of garden fresh veggies and you have a […]

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A BIRTHDAY DINNER PARTY

Hi There! It is hard to believe that April is already coming to a close. It was a BIG BIRTHDAY MONTH for many people in my life.  My dad’s birthday is in April…… and my girlfriend Brenda’s birthday is in April…… and we celebrated my homie Cindy’s birthday in April too.  So, Brad and I […]

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THE DUKE GARDENS

Hi! Have you got gardening on your mind? I do. But here in Lake Arrowhead the rule of thumb is “Don’t plant before Mother’s Day.”  I have learned that lesson the hard way by planting early, only to have it snow on Memorial Day.  So, this year I am trying to be patient, having lost […]

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