Red Pepper Paste and Cheese  Rosemary Crostini
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Red Pepper Paste and Cheese Rosemary Crostini

I’ve been making pepper paste for a few years now. Usually I make it in the Summer, when peppers are at their flavor peak.  When people ask me about pepper paste I compare it to mustard. Like mustard pepper paste can flavor meats, spreads, stews, I use it in  marinades, for vegetables, sauces. You can…

Avocado Cream with Bacon and Basil Tomato Crostini
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Avocado Cream with Bacon and Basil Tomato Crostini

I love finger food  and I love making crostini. Little toasts can be stuffed with variety of fillings/toppings. Today I paired together some beautiful colors as well as  delicious flavors. Crispy bread, creamy avocado and egg, crispy smoky bacon with basil tomato – cherry on the “cake”, sweet and juicy. I’m head over heels with…

Prosciutto Crostini with Pickled Beets and Horseradish Cream
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Prosciutto Crostini with Pickled Beets and Horseradish Cream

    Hello! It seems awfully quiet here this week.  We are having a bit of a heat wave going through the area and so my evenings, instead of blogging, now are fully devoted to our garden and my flowers. They all are in need of water, I’ve been running around with a watering can,…