Category: Summer Appetizers

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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Phyllis’ Tomato Salsa

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. A good salsa is a wonderful thing! This version has both grape tomatoes and Sungold’s from the plants in our backyard. It certainly makes an eye catching and delicious salsa!

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Asian Barbecued Lemongrass Beef Wraps

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

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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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Grilled Artichokes With EVOO, Lemon And Mint

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. We are lucky enough to get local artichokes from Glen Valley Artichokes at both Kits Farmer’s Market and Yaletown. The first time I made this recipe we shared the artichokes with our

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Zucchini Fritters With Herbs And Cheese

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

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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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Zucchini Crostini

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. The first time I made these was for an event I was catering. Always on the lookout for interesting vegetarian appy’s. I really like this one a lot. It may

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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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Mexican Style Picadillo

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

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