Category: Appetizers

Chinese BBQ Glazed Chicken Thighs
Appetizers

Dynamite Chinese Chicken Thighs

My husband gives these his “2 thumbs up.” You can absolutely substitute approximately 2 lbs. of chicken wings. The chicken can be cooked in the oven on a rack, or they are fabulous done on the barbecue, just make sure

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Mushroom Crostini, Black Tile Plate
Appetizers

Mushroom Crostini

Mushroom soup, mushroom pasta sauce, mushroom filled ravioli, so many ideas, so little time, especially for wild mushrooms! If you’d like to change things up a bit add a few dried Porcini that have been soaked, drained and chopped or

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Barbecued Asian Lemongrass Skewers for Wraps, Vermicelli & Butter Lettuce
Appetizers

Asian Barbecued Lemongrass Beef Wraps

A delicious, light summer dinner; perfect for eating outdoors on a warm evening! Or…you could serve them as an appetizer. I made a cool, refreshing cucumber salad to go with them. Normally I serve these wraps with Nuoc Cham dipping

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Zucchini Sun-Dried Tomato Tart, Cooling on Green Hot Pads
Appetizers

Zucchini Sun-Dried Tomato Tart

We made many an individual-sized tart for corporate catering events, using purchased mini tart shells. An added bonus is they are vegetarian! The beauty was that they could be served room temperature and were just as delicious as when served

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Grilling Artichokes with EVO, Lemon & Mint
Appetizers

Grilled Artichokes With EVOO, Lemon And Mint

The first time I made this recipe we shared with our neighbours; the artichokes made quite the impression! I know they are a bit fiddly to prep. but I really think these unbelievably good little morsels are worth the effort!

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Zucchini Fritters with Herbs & Cheese, Roasted Sun Gold Tomatoes
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Zucchini Fritters With Herbs And Cheese

We made these on the weekend, crispy on the outside, soft on the inside. Delicious, herby, cheesy little nuggets! You can serve them with yogurt but as I have an endless supply, it seems, of Sungold cherry tomatoes, I roasted

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Zucchini Crostini with Melted Cheese ,Thyme Sprigs Garnish
Appetizers

Zucchini Crostini

The first time I made these I was catering an event and looking for interesting vegetarian appy’s. I liked them a lot as did the guests. It may not leap off the page at you, but give it a shot,

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Green & Black Olive Tapenade, Sun Gold Tomatoes, Proscuitto
Appetizers

Green and Black Olive Tapenade

This is a dead-easy spread/topping. I like to use both Greek Kalamata olives and Greek green olives in brine. You will have to pit them but it’s not hard; just lay on a cutting board, place the back of a

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Mexican Style Picadillo, Corn Tortillas, Guacamole
Appetizers

Mexican Style Picadillo

This is one handy recipe! I often make up a batch, use some for the tortillas and freeze the rest to use for other things, like making an appetizer by filling phyllo cups with the heated mixture, topping that with

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My Guacamole, on Corn Chips, Red & Green Fresh Chilies
Appetizers

My Guacamole

Once we’ve managed to get through January and February,  I start thinking about foods from warmer climates. Go figure! There are so many variations for guacamole; ones that include chopped tomatoes, salsa, etc. etc. I prefer my guacamole with a

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