La Crema Blog


Sage & Arugula Pesto, Fig, and Prosciutto Flatbread

Flatbread with Sage & Arugula Pesto, Figs, and Prosciutto

Thanksgiving, then Christmas and every party in between; the holiday season is fast approaching (I know, you may think I’m crazy but seriously! It’ll be here any second) and entertaining will become or could become a regular thing. I am a fan of dinner parties, especially long-table dinners, but since summer is gone and we cannot enjoy long dinners in the outdoors, we can bring the same feeling to the indoors. Read more

Fried Chicken

Perfect Fried Chicken

In typical southern tradition, I grew up on fried chicken. A local grocery store in South Florida was known for their amazing fried chicken.  It didn’t matter if it was hot or cold, it was hands down the best fried chicken ever. It tasted even better on a hot day. I might go so far and say it was the best in the world. Read more

Harvest Dinner

Farm-to-Table Harvest Dinner

Megan from Freckled Italian and Courtney from Sweet C’s Designs share their secrets to a delicious, comforting meal focused on farm-fresh ingredients to celebrate an autumnal bounty and La Crema’s wines in the picturesque Saralee’s Vineyard.  Read more

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates- easy and so delicious!

Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Dates

If you’re throwing a party, there’s no better appetizer than bacon-wrapped stuffed dates. We filled these with creamy goat cheese, wrapped them up in salty and savory bacon, and baked them until they were nice and crispy. Topped with fresh green onions they make a lovely and delicious hors d’oeuvre that will perfectly complement all of your fall dinner parties! Read more

FB Roasted Rack of Lamb

Lemon Garlic Roasted Rack of Lamb

Juicy, flavorful racks of lamb are a stunning addition to any dinner party, and perfect addition to fall inspired meals. We’re updating this classic recipe with a quick, easy take that is full of flavor and easy enough for beginner cooks! Read more

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Alas we come to the last weeks of summer. My has time flown by! With Labor Day festivities upon us, there is no better time to pack up a romantic picnic with your loved one or friends and head out on a hike or to the beach! My favorite part about living in Colorado is how much there is to explore here, and there is no one I would rather explore with then my boyfriend Jeremy. We love any excuse to get outside especially if there is a delicious picnic involved!

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I love this stunning brunch party!

Farm-to-Table Wine Tasting Brunch Party

Simple, elegant entertaining is an acquired skill, but something that I really strive to do more often. There is nothing more beautiful than fresh, farm-to-table fruits and vegetables, and simple dishes that center around local, sustainable ingredients. Read more