Category: Fall Appetizers

Barbequing and Grilling

“Tandoori” Chicken

I have made this recipe many, may times since I came across it.  It was always a big hit when I made it for events when I was a corporate caterer.  And it’s  so easy too!  We like to cook

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Fall Appetizers

Fried Zucchini Blossoms

When I read about fried zucchini blossoms years ago, I thought they sounded amazing!   So the first time I saw blossoms at the Farmers Market, I had to buy them!   My niece was a little unsure when she tried them,

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Seasoned Toasted Almonds

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. These almonds were always a big hit with guests at the receptions I catered & no worries about peanut allergies! To this day I often make them to serve as a quick appetizer,

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Asian Barbecued Pork

You could roast the pork in the oven or, my preferred method, cooking on the barbecue. The pork can be used not only as part of an Asian meal but sliced and served as an appetizer, cut up for fried

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Greek Lemon Chicken

I love this chicken! Whiffs of a Mediterranean summer, with lemon and fresh oregano. I have used chicken wings & made small kebabs to use as an appetizer. It is particularly good on the barbecue (OK, what isn’t?). Oh, did

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Roasted Peppers With Basil and Balsamic Vinegar

I make these peppers all the time in the summer. Everybody loves them.  Even when I think I have made too many, there are usually no leftovers!  Darn!  I love to serve them with marinated zucchini, cheeses, proscuitto & salami,

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Fall Appetizers

Roasted Tomato Crostini With Goat Cheese

I’ll bet I have made hundreds of these over the years! The delicious tang of the goat cheese and the sweet roasted flavour of the tomatoes along with the fresh basil makes a mouthwatering combination! Oh and they are  totally

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How To Make Pizza Dough

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, please click here. This is the pizza dough I have used for a number of years. I like the idea that, for the most part, the rising takes place in the fridge

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A Selection of 3 Crostini

I can’t help but think that a cold glass of Prosecco would be a great accompaniment. In Italy, a choice of more than one type of crostini is normally offered.  Use slices of baguette or ficelle, or mini Market loaves

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