martinis with blue cheese stuffed olives.

okay, one more recipe from my dinner party ~ these were such a hit. by now, people who like cocktails all know about martinis with blue cheese stuffed olives, right?  and i’ve made them at home before.  but not THIS GOOD. here’s the trick:  go to costco and get the green, already-pitted CASTELVETRANO OLIVES.  they come in super large jars, and aren’t very expensive at … Continue reading martinis with blue cheese stuffed olives.

spanish tapas 101: blue cheese stuffed figs w/caramel sauce.

yum yum yummmm. this recipe is called higos rellenos in spanish ~ such a beautiful language with such beautiful culinary delights. and there’s a caramel sauce too.  WOAH.  heaven. directions use fresh or dried figs (i prefer dried) ~ cut figs in half and press a little blue cheese into each half.  press a pecan half on top of the cheese.  wrap each fig with a thin slice … Continue reading spanish tapas 101: blue cheese stuffed figs w/caramel sauce.