The combination of a sweet, fruity gelatin layer and a pecan-crusted cheesecake-like layer makes for an unforgettable molded salad. You can use black cherry gelatin rather than blackberry, if you wish.
I love baked Brie. This is an easy and delicious way to prepare it. Any kind of jam may be used in place of cranberry sauce (I like raspberry). I have been told by many that they'd like to make a meal out of it.
Serve your Caprese salad on toothpicks for a fun, easy appetizer. It takes just a few minutes to thread mozzarella balls, cherry tomatoes, and fresh basil leaves onto the picks and drizzle with olive oil.
Three kinds of pepper turn up the heat in this creamy shrimp and scallop sauce. Fresh basil, thyme and parsley add just the right counterpoint, while Swiss and Parmesan cheese add their own sharp flavors. Perfect over fettucine!