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Peperonata Goat Cheese Toasts

Peperonata Goat Cheese Toasts
Peperonata Goat Cheese Toasts

Here in the windy city of Chicago, the weather has taken a wicked and frosty turn.  In times like these, I try to think of things that warm both the bones and the soul.  So, for last night’s little gathering, I decided to make a spicy peperonata on top of herbed goat cheese toasts.  When I’m hosting a party and against the clock; this is the dish I turn to.  Continue reading Peperonata Goat Cheese Toasts

Cocktail Party

Now that fall is officially here, I felt the need to celebrate with dishes that get me in the mood.  Obviously, the perfect thing to both put you in the mood and fight the cold is a nice libation.  For me, it has to be my hard cider.  This isn’t just any festive drink; this is the type of drink that is so smooth and flavorful that you don’t realize there is a ton of alcohol in it.  Then, the next thing you know, you’re waking up with your top off—but I digress.  So, let’s get started with this autumnal bombshell, shall we? Continue reading Cocktail Party