Archives for Tapas Monday


Nachos with a Greek Twist

by Michele Pesula Kuegler May 5th, 2009| Appetizers, Recipes, Tapas Monday
It's been a few weeks since we had Tapas Monday at our house.  Between business travel and family obligations, we have not been at home together on a Monday night recently.  So, yesterday I was quite excited to plan our dinner.  With a freezer full of meats from a recent

Greek Eggplant Dip

by Michele Pesula Kuegler March 17th, 2009| Appetizers, Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Tapas Monday
In our house, both my husband and I enjoy cooking.  In fact, we love a lazy Sunday where we can spend the afternoon in the kitchen making a variety of culinary creations.  However, until last weekend we had an obstacle or two when cooking.

The biggest obstacle was our stove, which

Chicken Cordon Bleu Meatballs

by Michele Pesula Kuegler January 28th, 2009| Appetizers, Main Dishes, Recipes, Tapas Monday
With almost every Monday night being a tapas night for my husband and me, we have tried many different menus.  Sometimes it is nice to return to a menu or dish that we liked, but other weeks we like to try a new set of recipes.  This Monday was one

Caramelized Goodness for Monkeys (and People, Too)

by Michele Pesula Kuegler December 19th, 2008| Appetizers, Desserts, Recipes, Tapas Monday
As my husband and I adore cheese in almost all forms, we often order cheese plates at restaurants.  Recently, we sampled a cheese tray that had some sort of roasted banana on it.  The banana was served sliced in half lengthwise, still inside its peel.  Presented in this form, it

Steak and Wine

by Michele Pesula Kuegler December 17th, 2008| Main Dishes, Recipes, Tapas Monday
Typically Mondays are exciting nights at our house for my husband and me, as we have a late dinner of tapas after the kids are in bed.  However, this past Monday was even more exciting as we had power in our home again.  After a nasty ice storm struck late

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 13th, 2008| Appetizers, Main Dishes, Recipes, Tapas Monday
A little food and math equation for the day:

Monday night at our house = Late dinner night for the adults

As I am the adult at home with the kids on Monday evenings, I am the planner of these late night dinners.  Quite frequently I make a dinner of smaller dishes