Tag: Appetizer

Fresh Figs and Cheese
Salads, Soups and And Sandwiches

Fresh Figs With Gorgonzola And Proscuitto

When you read my post “Figs” (link below), you’ll see I’ve written about the addition to our garden of our new fig tree.   We’re hoping that in the not too distant future, we will be able to run out to

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Swiss Chard-Puff Pastry Tart with Feta and Currants
Appetizers

Swiss Chard Tart With Feta And Currants

I came across this recipe a couple of years ago and have been making it regularly since.  So far, everyone who has tried it has given it two thumbs up!  And as Swiss chard is available for most of the

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Tomato Bruschetta, Black Tile
Appetizers

Tomato Bruschetta

There is simply nothing like your own or purchased local tomatoes in the summer. I am a confessed tomato junkie!  I adore these bruschetta. Tomatoes and basil…a combination sent from the gods! Makes 4 Servings 4 – 6 tomatoes, seeded

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Cooked Meatballs Cooling on Rimmed Baking Sheet. Recipe Post Has a Number of Different Meatball Recipes. Also Used in Make Some Meatballs.
My Stories

Make Some Meatballs

You’ve just have to say yes to these juicy, succulent morsels!   When a friend posted that she was making meatballs,  I figured I’d better get busy and make some too! I’ve probably made  hundreds if not thousands of different meatballs

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Honey Pear Crostini, Melted Brie, Glass of White Wine
Appetizers

Honey Pear Crostini With Melted Brie

Simply wonderful combination of flavours in this a delicious fall appetizer. Local pears, some fresh rosemary and a bit of melted brie. I make a stash of the Honey Pear Preserves to have on hand for a quick appetizer. 1

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Caponata Sweet & Sour Eggplant Appetizer with Olives, Cheese & Proscuitto
Appetizers

Caponata (Sweet And Sour Eggplant)

You just gotta love summer!  Fabulous, really fresh, in season vegetables makes this so very special.  It makes quite a lot, but it keeps very well, for up to 1 week.  I won’t deny that it’s a bit time consuming

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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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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 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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