Category: Fall Appetizers

Fall Appetizers

Meatballs, A Hosts’ Friend

I personally don’t believe you can have too many recipes for meatballs for serving as appetizers or whatever else you can think of!  These ones have all received 2 thumbs up!  Perfect party food to my mind! Spanish Tapas Meatballs

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Fall Appetizers

Anne’s Meatballs

When I worked at the corporate dining room, we made bucketful’s of these meatballs for receptions,coated with a sauce made from grape jelly, chili sauce and a squeeze of lemon juice; probably sounds a bit odd, but tastes pretty good! They were always a hit.  We

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Butternut Squash Tart

The chile-infused honey really works on this “tart”. It offsets the rich flavours of the squash. We served it topped with dressed greens for the fun of it but it’s not necessary if you don’t want to. Makes 4 –

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Scallop Brochette

You can use prawns or a combination of both scallops & prawns or Spot Prawns, or one of my favourites, halibut cheeks! I really like this marinade and use it for a main course, or it makes terrific skewered appetizers. You can take these along to

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Salumi Appetizer Platter

I’ve listed my favourites but feel free to improvise with what  appeals to you. Perhaps a jar of marinated vegetables, or grilled zucchini? Don’t hesitate to increase the quantities I’ve given!  Sometimes in the summer on a hot day, this

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Fall Appetizers

Phyllis’ Fennel And Prosciutto Bruschetta

Who says you can’t be clever with leftovers. Not us. The other day I made salad with thinly sliced fennel and proscuitto  we like a lot.  Well…as luck would have it, there was some fennel and prosciutto left over. What

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Fall Appetizers

Asian Style Crab Cakes

Everyone has their favourite crab cake recipe. Here’s mine! They are divine! Finest at Sea** has very good crab. Because it is a bit on the pricey side, we tend to make them when we want a special treat. It

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Marinated Olives

I make these olives all the time but I especially like to have them on hand throughout the year for quick nibbles.  When friends drop by all you need are some cheeses & a baguette!  Oh, and the vino!  The olives keep in the fridge for

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Fall Appetizers

Brazilian Empadas

The famous Brazilian meat pies also known as empanadas!  We really enjoy having empadas in the summer either for lunch or dinner with a salad! They are excellent to take on a picnic or to a party as an appetizer (see below).  Bonus…they can be eaten hot or at room temperature! 

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