Recipe Index: Appetizer
Grilled Garlic Shrimp Skewers
Easy grilled shrimp basted with garlic butter. It's shrimp on a stick!
Raw oysters not your thing? Try grilling them! Serve with lemon juice, butter, parsley sauce.
Grilled Skirt Steak Skewers
Marinated skirt steak, threaded onto skewers and grilled. Melt in your mouth tender and delicious!
Honey Hazelnut Baked Brie
Festive Baked Brie! Drizzled with a sweet and sour honey sauce and toasted hazelnuts.
Honey Mustard Chicken Wings
Meaty chicken wing drummettes, marinated in garlic, honey, Dijon, soy sauce, and lemon juice, then roasted in the oven.
Hot Crab Dip
Hot crab dip recipe with cream cheese and mayo base, lump crab meat, green onions, parsley, horseradish, slivered almonds, and Tabasco.
How to Make Perfect Guacamole
The BEST guacamole! So easy to make with ripe avocados, salt, serrano chiles, cilantro and lime. Garnish with red radishes or jicama. Serve with tortilla chips.
How to Prepare a Cheese Board
Tips and advice on how to put together a cheese plate, either as an appetizer, or an end of dinner course. How to select, store, and serve cheese. How to make a cheese board.
Simple and delicious hummus, made with chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, and salt. Takes only 5 minutes to make!
Classic liver paté recipe with ground pork, calf, chicken, or pork liver, bacon and spices.
Mango salsa with fresh diced mango, red onion, jalapeno, cilantro and lime. Perfect with seafood.
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Coctel de camarones, a classic Mexican shrimp cocktail with shrimp, tomatoes, hot sauce, celery, onion, cucumber and avocados.
Mexican Street Corn Nachos
Street Corn Nachos! Tortilla chips topped a creamy monterey jack cheese sauce, toasted corn, crumbled cotija, chili powder and cilantro.
Mushroom caviar, an appetizer of finely chopped fresh mushrooms sauteed in butter with shallots, garlic, and white wine, then mixed with sour cream, pine nuts, lemon juice and parsley.
Mussels in White Wine Sauce
A traditional French dish, mussels mariniere, or moules mariniere. Mussels steamed in white wine, served in sauce of juices from the mussels, wine, butter, and shallots.
Classic Tex Mex nachos. Corn tortilla chips, baked with refried beans, shredded cheddar cheese, and jalapeno peppers. Served with salsa, guacamole, sour cream and cilantro.
Old Bay Chicken Wings
Roasted chicken wings flavored with Old Bay seasoning and butter, then served with cocktail sauce.
Olive crostinis, sliced baguette, spread with an olive, garlic, cheese tapenade, and toasted in the oven. Delicious appetizer.
Crunchy onion rings! Onion rings, soaked in buttermilk, coated with flour and cornmeal, and deep fried to a golden crisp.
Oxtail Pâté (Pate)
Oxtail pate includes no liver, it is just made with the rich, flavorful meat of oxtails.
Pacific Black Cod Escabeche
Black cod fillets marinated in a vinegar oil mixture and served as a classic escabeche.
Papaya, Prosciutto, and Lime
Slices of fresh papaya served with thinly sliced prosciutto and fresh squeezed lime.