Blog: The Place to Dish with Fellow Foodies

Wherever I go, I sample the local cuisine, taste the regional wine and cocktails, and prowl for the best culinary products. Back at home, I experiment with my own food and beverage concoctions. Sometimes I travel with specific ingredients and tools so I can cook special dishes for family and friends. And nothing gets my creative juices flowing like holidays and entertaining. Sound familiar? If so, maybe my favorite discoveries, realizations, and recipes will inspire your own adventures, and you’ll want to share them here.

Stranded Foodie Recipe for Roasted Baby Fingerling Potatoes with Blue Cheese and Bacon


I just love roasted fingerling potatoes. So simple with it’s crispy exterior and creamy interior…  it’s just one of life’s best foodie pleasures. I’m always looking for ways to include them into dishes, so I figured, why not add some flavorful blue cheese like my favorite Point Reyes Bay Blue. Then, I’ll add some [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Recipe for Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream and Fresh Berries


Let there be cake! I made up a batch of these heavenly simple vanilla cupcakes with the easiest vanilla buttercream frosting that my mom used to make for us. They are decorated with pretty fresh berries for that colorful touch. Which makes them the ideal dessert just in time for your Memorial Day festivities. And, this recipe is the ultimate vanilla [Read more…]