Tag: Tapas

SQUID INK PASTA & SQUID

Halloween is a fun time to plan a dinner party! The ambiance, the chill in the air, a crackling fire, and the food make for a very “grown-up” evening. Squid ink pasta is a delicious first course. Throw in a few squid tentacles, lightly bathed in hot brew of olive […]

PIE & TART CRUST – IN MASON JAR LIDS

It doesn’t have to be the holidays to love pies or tarts. You don’t have to be waist conscience or health conscience to appreciate the size of these lovely little 3-Bite tarts and pies. Using a Mason Jar Lid in place of a large pie pan, or expensive tart shells, […]

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, […]

HUMMUS

 In our home, it isn’t cocktail time until a plate of Hummus is on the table! Served with flat bread, chips, or a raw vegetable medley, it is a healthy, wholesome, and delicious way to prepare for that first sip.  While most grocery stores now sell some version of hummus, […]

SPINACH – SPANAKOPITA

Have you ever been to a Greek restaurant and found the thing you love most on the menu is the thing you are sure you could never make at home? SPANAKOPITA! We, are going to use store bought tart shells that you can find in your freezer section to make […]

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 […]