Bacon-Wrapped Dates — Dates are stuffed with Manchego cheese and slivered almonds, then wrapped in bacon and drizzled with honey. Perfect party appetizer! For my Garde Manger class in culinary school, our final project was to set up a holiday buffet. We were broken into teams and our job was to plan a buffet that
Nothing compares to a great cheese board! Learn how to make a cheese board — from choosing cheeses & picking accompaniments to composing it all on a board! One of my favorite things to do is put together an impressive cheese board. Not only are they fun to make, but they are always the star
Jalapeño Vanilla Peaches with Buttermilk Cheese may sound like a strange combination but this dish actually taught me an important lesson about seasonal cooking: less is more. Chefs often talk about “letting the ingredients shine” and I didn’t really know what that meant until I tasted the Jalapeño Vanilla Peaches at Zingerman’s in Ann Arbor, Michigan.