Category Archives: appetizers

Amazing Herbs: Sage

To me, sage is something that takes me straight to Thanksgiving. Sage is a common ingredient in stuffing (or dressing, as some call it) that graces each table every holiday season. It is warm, earthy and adds a rich tone to whatever you add it to. However, sage is so much more than part of

Amazing Herbs: Basil

Love basil? I do! Basil is a great addition to many dishes, as well as being a digestive aid. Some herbalists feel that along with easing digestive functions that it can also cure headaches and anxiety. Additionally, there are multiple types of basil, which all have different flavors and uses. Here is a quick photo

Marinated Olives

Marinated olives are simple and easy, and really delicious.  They’re also pretty impressive to serve at a get together, or holiday party. Additionally they only get better the longer they sit!   Ingredients: 1 can of pitted green olives 1 can of pitted black olives 6-7 cloves of garlic, rough chopped 1 tbsp dried rosemary

Blue Cheese Bacon Dates

These are incredible, you won’t be sorry! I used THIS RECIPE from Allrecipes as the base and changed it slightly. Ingredients: 4 oz. softened cream cheese (regular or fat free) 8 oz. blue cheese crumbles 1 large package dried dates 1 package bacon, slices divided into 3 Directions: Preheat oven to 375 and line a