Creamy Feta Cheese Dill Dip

by zesty on January 28, 2013 · 14 comments


Happy Monday to you!   It feels like I am going full throttle all the time with work, Cooking ( and a new project to be named soon ) and sometimes feeling like I do not have the proper time to create great meals.  I’ve been craving cream cheese as of late and I had just picked [...]


Avocado and Pomegrante Salsa

by zesty on January 17, 2013 · 2 comments

OK folks. This is a winner. Trust me on this one. I love a dish that transforms a familiar taste into something amazing….like this sweet and savory salsa.  It’s like guacamole kicked up a few notches.  Not easy to do with guacamole because it can stand on it’s own and let me tell you, I could [...]


I See Mussels In My Future!

by zesty on December 19, 2012 · 4 comments

Ummm Hello… is this thing on?  Yay! If you give Cooking a mussel… you just might get this. Action packed and full of flavor, I am confident these mussels will make you smile.  Not to mention the warm crunchy bread to dip into the broth and sop up all  the buttery flavor.  It is 7:00am [...]


An Abundance of Tomatoes… What to do?

by zesty on September 12, 2012 · 4 comments

Happy Wednesday to you.  The garden flourished this year to say the least and there are no shortage of tomatoes.  It seems every time I turn around there are a bowl of freshly picked tomatoes on the counter looking at me funny. What are you going to do with me this time? Sometimes, I pop [...]


Super Sweet Parsnip Chips

by zesty on July 9, 2012 · 18 comments


Hi all, I hope you are having a great Monday! I am still in NYC and loving it. Shopping, sites, Rock of Ages, and of course the food has been amazing. I will give you a full update on Wednesday when I return. until then, put these in your oven and wait for the crunch. [...]


Jumbo Shrimp Wrapped in Prosciutto

by zesty on June 15, 2012 · 11 comments


Two of my favorite things…. wrapped together. Holy Yum. The plump juicy shrimp roasted to perfection, complimented by the thin salty prosciutto – a match made in oven.   Shrimp Wrapped w/ Prosciutto Ingredients Shrimp wrapped in prosciutto. Equal number large shrimp and slices prosciutto Lemon Cracked Black Pepper Method Preheat oven to 400 degrees [...]


Smooth and Sweet Caramel Apple Dip

by zesty on May 11, 2012 · 18 comments

I can’t believe it is the end of the week.  I have been buried in work all week and it feels like I am just coming up for a breather to write this post. I am craving this DIP. This could be a great Mother’s Day snack prior to dinner….. seriously. I decided a little [...]


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Flex Your Mussels

by zesty on December 30, 2011 · 3 comments

Haha, you thought I meant my muscles….Oh dear no. I meant the mussels from the water. Thanks to the folks from Mussel King we had a feed of mussels on Christmas Eve as well as the day after as there were so many. But talk about delicious! When I made them on Christmas eve, the [...]


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