Recipe Index: Appetizer
A cross between garlic bread and pizza, cheesy bread is a quick, easy, and delicious party snack.
Chicken Liver Pâté
Easy chicken liver pâté with shallots, garlic, brandy, capers and thyme, blended smooth to spread on bread or crackers.
Classic Stuffed Mushrooms
Stuffed mushrooms with shallots, garlic, walnuts, breadcrumbs, chopped mushroom stems, and Parmesan!
Fried potato patties made from leftover colcannon, a combination of mashed potatoes, kale or other greens, and scallions or green onions.
Crab Cakes with Ginger and Lime
Asian inspired crab cakes with fresh crab meat, lime, ginger, and sriracha.
Delicious crab dip with lump crab meat, sour cream, mayonnaise, shallots, dill, lemon zest, white wine vinegar, and Worcestershire sauce.
Cranberry Glazed Turkey Meatballs
Turkey meatballs with thyme, fennel seeds, ricotta, glazed with a spicy-sweet ruby red cranberry sauce.
Delicious, seasonal cranberry salsa, with cranberries, apple, scallions, ginger, chili, cilantro, and lime.
Curried Chicken Salad with Endive
Curried chicken salad spooned into endive "boats" for a crisp, delightful appetizer.
Curried Egg Salad with Mango Chutney
Simple egg salad, spiced up with curry and mango chutney. Great on toast!
Curried Pork Empanadas
Appetizer-sized empanadas, or turnovers, stuffed with a curried ground pork picadillo, and baked until golden brown.
Classic deviled eggs, perfect for holiday gatherings, Easter, and summer picnic potlucks!
Easy Baked Brie in Puff Pastry
Easiest baked brie EVER! Brie cheese topped with jam, wrapped in puff pastry or crescent roll dough, and baked until melty. Delicious!
Edamame Avocado Dip
Dip made with edamame soybeans, avocado, cilantro, yogurt, lime juice, and dashes of Tabasco and sesame oil.
Terrific smoky eggplant caviar dip! Perfect to spread over crackers for an easy, healthy, delicious appetizer.
Eggplant Dip (Baba Ghanouj)
Classic Mediterranean baba ghanouj eggplant dip. Baked eggplant pureed with tahini, garlic, and olive oil.
Eggs Mimosa with Artichoke Tapenade
Hard boiled egg whites stuffed with artichoke heart tapenade and sprinkled with grated cooked egg yolks
Fava Bean Dip with Goat Cheese and Garlic
Fresh fava bean dip with green garlic, lemon zest, olive oil, and goat cheese. Great served with jicama or cucumber slices.
Fresh Tomato Salsa
Mexican salsa recipe made with chopped fresh tomatoes, jalapeno or serano chiles, red onion, cilantro, and lime. Also called Pico de Gallo or Salsa Fresca.
Two classic garlic bread recipes, one toasted and crispy from the broiler, the other soft from being wrapped in aluminum foil and heated in the oven.
Ginger Honey Chicken Wings
Irresistible, addictive chicken wings! With a fresh ginger, honey, soy sauce marinade.
Greek meatballs made with spicy lamb and pork meatballs, mint, jalapeno, garlic, shallots, orange zest, and Greek yogurt for dipping.