Most Recent Cooking French with Rosé: Baked Halibut Provençal
For the main course of this French Rosé Dinner, we’re heading to Provence for our inspiration with a baked halibut provençal. If you ever have the opportunity to go to Provence in May, go. Don’t hesitate.
Entertaining with La Crema: Patio Dining Tips
Summer is (un)officially here! One of my favorite things about the summer is that entertaining gets moved outside. I love hosting barbecues, al fresco dinner parties and sitting under the sun with...
Planning the Perfect Wine Country Picnic
What better way to enjoy a beautiful day outside than with a wine country picnic? At our La Crema Estate, we have scenic spots all over the property that are perfect...
Roasted Hatch Chile Burger
We’ve officially made it to that time of the year in Seattle where, though it’s still technically summertime, the transition to fall is fresh in the air. This curiously cool breeze always reminds me to...
Labor Day Cookout: Roasted Tomato Feta Dip
Since it’s (arguably) cool enough to use the oven again, the appetizer course for our Labor Day Cookout is a Roasted Tomato Feta Dip. Don’t worry! The oven will only be on...
Labor Day Cookout: Greek Sweet Potato Fries
Sweet potato fries have quickly replaced regular old potatoes as the darlings of the french fry world. Of course, they’ve been around for decades, but it seems that now they’ve...
Labor Day Cookout: Lamb Burgers with Lemon Garlic Aioli
This Labor Day, I’m celebrating with a Greek-American-inspired cookout of Lamb Burgers, Greek Sweet Potato Fries, Roasted Tomato Feta Dip, and Baklava Ice Cream Sandwiches. Sounds like a meal worth...
Yogurt Marinated Apricot Chicken Skewers
The sunshine is still going strong which means there’s still plenty of time to make all of those summer-time dishes that we all love so much; which for me means...
Summer Tapas Party: Shrimp Cocktail Sliders
Part of the fun of having a tapas party is getting creative, so instead of a traditional shrimp cocktail, we decided to go in a different direction and make shrimp...
Summer Tapas Party Recipes: Dolmas
I have been a fan of dolmas for much longer than I can remember. They are so delicious and refreshing and I always eat way too many of them.
Summer Tapas Party: Goat Cheese Tomato Tarts
Is there anything better than a perfectly ripe tomato in the summer? Maybe, but only if it’s a perfectly ripe tomato sliced up and layered onto buttery puff pastry, smothered...