Archive | September, 2013

Feeding Your Appetite Has Moved

16 Sep


Feeding Your Appetite is kicking off its second year with a “new and improved” website: Please start visiting the new site for continued inspiration to cook for the ones you love.

The new will continue to encourage you to get cooking with uncomplicated and delectable recipes. It’s easier to navigate, so you can effortlessly find a recipe that suits your needs. The new website will also start featuring a travel eats section to help you plan where to eat on your next trip. The contact us section, gives you the opportunity to connect with me on any culinary related topic.

You can also stay connected with Feeding Your Appetite in the following ways:

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I look forward to your continued support and encouragement. Keep cooking for the ones you love!


Mini Tomato-Basil Bread Puddings

9 Sep

Mini Tomato Basil Bread PuddingBread puddings are the epitome of warm, homey comfort food. We always remember all the delicious dessert bread puddings and often overlook that savory bread puddings are celebrated soul friendly brunch entrées or a dinner side dishes.

A few years ago I came across a remarkable Tomato-Basil Bread Pudding recipe created by Giada de Laurentiis. Over the years I have created several brunch versions of this and have enjoyed all of them. It’s a versatile recipe that can take on the addition of any favorite omelet ingredient – ham, mushrooms, green peppers etc. This version doesn’t deviate too far from the original recipe. I add in some Fontina cheese for extra creaminess and some hot sauce for an underlying kick. Creating individual portions in cupcake tins gives a little vigor to comfort classic. Individual Tomato Basil Bread Pudding

These mini tomato-basil bread puddings symbolize comfort food at its best – rustic, humble, inexpensive and heartwarming!  Continue reading

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