Easy Entertaining… Bacon Wrapped Pineapple with Kentuckyaki Sauce

It all started with the pineapple I had on the counter.  It was ripe, ready to eat and I had friends stopping by for a glass of wine.  I needed a quick appetizer, and always have bacon on hand – everyone knows that salty and sweet are match made in heaven so I whipped up batch […]

Fig Balsamic Vinegar Triple Play: Recipe #3 – Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette

As promised, here is a third recipe that uses flavorful fig balsamic vinegar.  We are actually going to use the extra Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing from the Autumn Harvest Rice Bowl to dress up a quick and delicious appetizer – Recipe #3: Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette. Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette […]

Recipe Triple Play… Bourbon Barrel Foods Kentuckyaki  

What’s not to love about Bourbon Barrel Foods’ Kentuckyaki?  This all-natural sauce is sweetened with Kentucky-grown sorghum syrup, flavored with fresh garlic and ginger; and a hint of Kentucky bourbon too. Looking for a little more kick?  You’ll want to try Kentuckyaki Hot & Spicy for sure! Both are perfect as a marinade on salmon, […]

Dynamic Dessert Duo… Our Two Favorite Caramel Sauces by Stonewall Kitchen

The dynamic duo of dessert sauces – keep these delicious caramel sauces in your pantry and easy entertaining will be at your fingertips. Enjoy Stonewall Kitchen’s rich Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel Sauce drizzled over ice cream, brownies, strawberries and raspberries. The flavor combination in Stonewall Kitchen’s Bourbon Pecan Caramel Sauce truly takes this caramel […]

Easy Entertaining… Spicy Mexican Spinach Dip

Everyone needs a couple of quick and easy dip recipes in their culinary arsenal.  This Spicy Mexican Spinach dip is super quick – just 20 minutes in the oven; if you are in a big hurry, microwave it for 3-5 minutes for a warm, creamy and crowd pleasing dip. Spicy Mexican Spinach and Cheese Dip […]

Easy Entertaining… Pear, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Herb Jam Tart

Easy and elegant… go to our Pear, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Herb Jam Tart for a quick appetizer or addition to your brunch menu. Pear, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Herb Jam Tart 1 Pie/Pastry Crust Dough (use our recipe below or grab on from the grocery store refrigerator section) ½ Jar of Terrapin Ridge Farms […]

Easy Entertaining… Raspberry Jalapeno Compote is back in stock!

A customer favorite, Forever Herbs Raspberry Jalapeno Compote is back in stock.  Pick up a wheel of Brie and a jar of one of our many Berry Jalapeno Compote and you have a quick and easy summer appetizer!

Easy Entertaining… Build a Simple & Elegant Cheese Platter

Stop into a la Maison in Baldwinsville today from 11:30am – 2:00pm to try a great selection of our bruschettas and comfits. Learn how to pull together a simple, delicious and beautiful cheese platter for your next party or cocktail hour. From Cheddar to Gouda to Brie to Bleu, I’ll show you both sweet and […]

What’s New at `a la Maison… Cranberry Relish with Grand Marnier

Today’s Tasting at `a la Maison in our Baldwinsville store… Stop in from 11:30am – 2:00pm to try our new Cranberry Relish with Grand Marnier… the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving menu.   Serve over Brie for a beautiful and seasonal appetizer; or serve it with your turkey for Thanksgiving dinner. Delicious!

Recipe of the Week… Sweet & Spicy Asian Chicken Meatballs

We are attending a birthday dinner for one of our closest friends this weekend.  I am typically the go-to-girl to bring an appetizer and love whipping up something fun and different – so that is what I plan to do! As a girl with 3 stores – time can sometimes be a challenge, however, I love […]