Tag: Appetizers

HOMEMADE CRACKERS

A beautiful cocktail Charcuterie, whether sizable for a party, or a single board for lunch, calls for equally beautiful artisan crackers! I never skimp on the quality of cheeses and meats I use for my serving boards. I also give thought to the types of dips I might serve. So, […]

BRIE IN PASTRY

There always seems to be a little left-over pie dough when I make pies. These delicious pie crust scraps make for the perfect appetizers. Use them the same day as they were prepared, or flatten into a disk, wrap in plastic, and freeze until needed. When cocktail time demands a […]

CASHEW CHEESE & ANCHOVY TARTS

  Appetizers are often my favorite, though time consuming, aspects of a meal. And truth be known, I would almost prefer a table of interesting appetizers than a full meal.  Pick and choose as you like, or eat lots of one thing and less of something else. A yummy way […]

BABA GHANOUSH

The world, it seems, knows all about Hummus. In fact, the original recipe has been changed so much that I barely recognize it. But Baba Ghanoush? Well, that is a different story! Hummus has always been a simple mix of Chick Peas and Tahini. In today’s grocery stores and markets, […]

RATATOUILLE CROSTINI

While Ratatouille may be a useful way to cook down your over-grown summer’s vegetable garden, not everyone finds a pot of over cooked vegetables very appealing. So, why not try a new twist on an old dish? Tapas, or Appetizer Crostini with a dollop of Ratatouille, gently kissed with a […]

STUFFED PEPPERS

  Easy, Delicious, and Colorful! These little two-bite beauties are so versatile. Great as appetizers, Tapas-size plates, meat of your choice, or meatless. Traditionally, rice was the grain of choice to stuff things: peppers, squash, eggplant, grape leaves, cabbage and other stuff-able things. But the modern twist on traditional food […]