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Daily Archives: February 4, 2016

Super Bowl Dishes

With the Super Bowl just around the corner, I have been asking my readers for some recipes to bring to a Superbowl party.  The responses were soooooo amazing that I decided to post them for the next few days.  Happy Cooking!!!!

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Diane’s Cheese Steak Egg Rolls

Nasoya Won ton Wraps ( they are in the produce department at Stop and Shop)  . Get the bigger ones
Rare roast beef from deli dept. 
White American deli dept.
Wrap them in Won Tons and fry in olive oil till brown on both sides.


 Leigh’s 7 Layer Dip

1 jar Frito Lay con queso (chip aisle)
1/2 cup mayo
1 cup sour cream 
1 packet taco seasoning 
2 ripe avocados
Red onion (partial)
Whole Tomato
Shredded cheddar cheese
Jalapeño (fresh)-optional

1. In a serving dish or pan (round, rectangular  or 8″x8″), pour entire jar of con queso and spread on bottom of dish
2) in separate bowl: mix taco seasoning, mayo and sour cream and spread over queso layer
3) in separate bowl: mash up avocado and add lemon juice and salt to taste.  Spread on top of seasoning/mayo/sour cream layer.
4) sprinkled shredded cheddar on top of avocado mixture layer
5) dice tomato, red onion and jalapeño and sprinkle over cheddar

6) refrigerate and serve cold with tortilla chips 

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Tina’s Baked Fonina
(Barefoot Contessa)
1½ pounds Italian Fontina Val d’Aosta cheese, rind removed and 1-inch-diced 
¼ cup good olive oil 
6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 
1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme leaves 
1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary leaves 
1 teaspoon kosher salt 
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 crusty French baguette 
Preheat the broiler and position the oven rack 5 inches from the heat.

Distribute the cubes of Fontina evenly in a 12-inch cast-iron pan. Drizzle on the olive oil. Combine the garlic, thyme, and rosemary and sprinkle it over the cheese and olive oil. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper and place the pan under the broiler for 6 minutes, until the cheese is melted and bubbling and starts to brown.


I met with a manger at a local Saks location and she explained to me that Saks recently acquired GILT.COM. I only knew Gilt through my friend Kris, who is so busy with her apprearances on CNBC that she only shops online!!!!! Gilt is an “online distination for A-list brands at 70% off!”  They are known to feature designer finds “so good that they’re gone in 36 hours or sooner”! The Saks peeps promise even bigger things to come with Gilt in the near future!  I cannot wait to see where their relationship goes.  In the meantime, they were so kind to offer us a 10% discount on our first order!  Use FIRST10 at checkout.