Recipe Index: Appetizer
Oven-toasted Sonoran Quesadilla
Sonoran quesadillas made with extra large, thin flour tortillas, toasted with butter and cheese, and served with strips of mild green chiles.
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.
Pâté (Pate) Maison
Easy to make liver pate, made with chicken livers and pork sausage, wrapped in bacon.
Classic guacamole recipe, made with ripe avocados, Serrano chiles, cilantro and lime. Garnish with red radishes or jicama. Serve with tortilla chips.
Pineapple Glazed Ham Balls
Meatballs made from ham, bacon and ground pork, glazed with pineapple juice, brown sugar, cider vinegar, ketchup and dry mustard.
Crispy cheese potato skins, baked to a crisp, then topped with cheddar cheese, bacon, sour cream and green onions.
Prosciutto, Melon, and Mozzarella
Prosciutto-wrapped melon with Mozzarella cheese recipe, perfect summertime appetizer. Prosciutto di Parma, honeydew and cantaloupe melons, and fresh cherry-size Mozzarella cheese.
Quick and Easy Artichoke Dip
Quick and easy, hot artichoke dip with artichoke hearts, Parmesan cheese, mayonnaise, and salt and pepper.
How to roast whole heads of garlic in the oven so you can eat warm, toasty cloves right out of the garlic head.
Jelled salmon mousse appetizer recipe, with cooked salmon, celery, green pepper, onion, dill, and cream cheese.
Salmon spread appetizer with a combination of smoked salmon and freshly poached salmon, mixed together with lemon juice, capers, Dijon, chives, lemon zest, and butter. Serve on toasted baguette slices.
Heavenly spread for crackers, made with canned sardines, cream cheese, shallots, green onions, and lime juice.
Savory Chicken Drummettes
Tasty chicken drummettes. The meaty part of the chicken wing, marinated in garlic, honey, Dijon, soy sauce, and lemon juice, then roasted in the oven.
Sea Scallops with Asparagus Sauce
Seared thick sea scallops served with a simple asparagus and butter sauce.
Cool and tasty shrimp ceviche recipe, shrimp served with chopped red onion, chile, cilantro, cucumber, avocado with lemon and lime juices.
Simple, spicy shrimp cocktail appetizer, boiled shrimp served with homemade cocktail sauce.
Easy shrimp dip with small pink shrimp, lemon zest and lemon juice, scallions, parsley, hot sauce, pepper, cream cheese and a little mayo.
Shrimp quesadilla recipe, flour tortillas toasted with shredded Monterey Jack cheese and shrimp marinated in lime juice with chiles, green onion and cilantro.
Skillet Tortilla Pizza
Super easy individual pizzas made with flour tortillas, mozzarella cheese, tomato sauce and basil, in a cast iron skillet on the stovetop.
Smoked Salmon and Goat Cheese Toasts
Salmon toasts recipe with smoked salmon slices over herbed goat cheese on toasted crostini bread rounds. An easy, crowd pleasing appetizer.
Smoky Paprika Shrimp Skewers
Shrimp marinated in a spicy paprika garlic sauce, threaded onto bamboo skewers and grilled.
Spanish Roasted Potatoes with Tomato Sauce
A classic Spanish tapas appetizer known as patatas bravas, or angry potatoes - roasted potatoes tossed with a spicy, smoky tomato sauce.