Category: Spring Appetizers

Fall Appetizers

Swiss Chard Tart With Feta And Currants

I came across this recipe last year and have made it a few times since.  So far, everyone who has eaten it has given it two thumbs up!  And as Swiss chard is available for most of the year I

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Fall Appetizers

3 Mediterranean Dips

I just crave these dips in the summer. Transports me straight to the Mediterranean! Good pita and some great wine; just about perfect. I think dips are a wonderful thing to take to a party or get-together in the summer.

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Barbequing and Grilling

Spot Prawns With Two Dips

Get ‘em still alive. Remove the heads just before cooking. If you are a bit squeamish get your partner (I do), or a friend to do this.  Or you can simply leave them whole. Spot Prawn season begins in May

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My First Arancini

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. The other day I was trying to figure out what the heck to do with that left-over saffron risotto from the other night. Having just returned from Italy guess what

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Warm Artichoke Parmigiano Spread

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, Click here. When I noticed on Facebook how many people made that Mexican layered bean dip for their Super Bowl Sunday appetizer, I was quite surprised! I mean, that is one old chestnut

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Dynamite Chinese Chicken Thighs

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. My husband gives these his “two thumbs up.” You can absolutely substitute approximately 2 lbs. of chicken wings. The chicken can be cooked in the oven on a rack, or

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Mushroom Crostini

For a printer Friendly version of this recipe, click here. Mushroom soup, mushroom pasta sauce, mushroom filled ravioli, so many ideas, so little time, especially for wild mushrooms! If you like, you could change things up a bit by adding

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Homemade “Boursin” Cheese

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Boursin cheese can be quite expensive and I think this delicious version makes a great substitute for the bought Boursin. Great on crackers or slices of baguette and it will

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Marinated Feta Cheese

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Easy to put together, great on pita or slices of baguette, or even use in a salad. Use a creamy sheep or goat’s milk feta for the best flavour, also

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Green and Black Olive Tapenade

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. 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

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