Rich, nutty avocado is a great carrier of flavors, like the fresh herbs and cooling cucumber that star in these fresh rice-paper rolls. The savory dipping sauce features tart, sweet and salty ingredients that mimic an exotic salad dressing—fitting, as these rolls are like a salad that is eaten out of hand. In a small bowl, stir together the lime juice, oil, vinegar, mustard, soy sauce and brown sugar until the sugar dissolves; set aside.
I’ve participated with Steven Gilberg and @WineTwits before when I’ve hosted combination wine tastings and tweetups that serve to get the word out about different wines; either by region or type. When I was asked to serve as a host for a ‘food’ event, how could I say no? I invited friends; made sure they had coupons for the featured product and we convened at my home for a fun night of chatting, laughter, food and Twitter. I’m lucky to be a part of a local blogger group I helped to get started this time last year and it’s sure nice to have a group of friends to invite that enjoy getting together and bringing a dish as much as I do.
Seasons’ Eatings: Honey Roasted Carrots with Thyme and Goat Cheese Crostini - RecipeRelay | RecipeRelayBy Karleen Armstrong Paris, France – Bonjour from the City of Lights! This week’s relay is coming to you from Paris! Because of my profession, I’ve been staying in a different hotel in a different city abroad every week for the past five months. Maintaining my normal eating habits while traveling abroad has been a huge challenge. Some weeks I feel lucky just to find a grocery store so I can stock up the mini-bar with fresh food, let alone anything organic local, or in season.
Recipe Involtini di Zucchine Here is a facsimile of a dish I had at the home of Karen Forhaltz and Michael Miele, The chef-owners of a nice little New York eatery called Amsterdam’s.
Cucumber Feta Rolls [Holiday Recipe Exchange] Appetizers and Snacks , Holiday Recipes , Recipe Exchange | 32 comments I don’t know about the rest of you, but I really feel like the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season snuck up on me this year. It seems busier than ever and I’m not sure why.