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Roasted Pear Salad with Blue Cheese & Port

“We should have you over for dinner!”

We’ve all said it… and meant it… but for whatever reason, the dinner just never happens. Yet when it does, it’s always a treat.┬áLast summer, some “new-ish” friends DID follow through and invited us over. We knew the company would be great — the delicious meal was a bonus! They served steaks from the grill, warmed bread and this Roasted Pear Salad with Blue Cheese and Port. Simple. Elegant. Fabulous. Continue Reading →

Iceberg with Tomatoes, Blue Cheese & Bacon

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If you’re of a certain age, and especially if you’re from the east coast, you get a picture in your mind when you hear the word “steakhouse.”┬áMaybe you know of Delmonico’s {the first steakhouse in the US}. Or Peter Lugers… Murray’s… Or my personal favorite, 21 Club. Continue Reading →

Endive w/ Blue Cheese, Orange & Walnuts

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It’s a salad you can eat with your hands. My mom calls these “little boats.” I call them a perfect party food. Bursting with fresh flavor, Endive with Blue Cheese, Orange & Walnuts makes a perfect addition to a cocktail or dinner party. Besides offering a lighter option to the usual cheese and crackers, it’s a great way to serve the salad to guests while you’re still working on dinner.

Fresh orange, honey-toasted walnuts and blue cheese sit on a Belgian endive leaf, drizzled with a balsamic-orange reduction and sprinkled with fresh chives and salt and pepper. Continue Reading →