Appetizers Archive

  • ingredients 2 T unsalted butter 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 onion, chopped 3 C fresh spinach 1 can artichoke bottoms, chopped 3 T cream cheese, cubed 2 C shredded Italian […] 0

    Skillet Spinach Artichoke Dip

    ingredients 2 T unsalted butter 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 onion, chopped 3 C fresh spinach 1 can artichoke bottoms, chopped 3 T cream cheese, cubed 2 C shredded Italian […]

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  • ingredients 1 sweet potato cooking spray rosemary salt and pepper directions Use a mandolin set to 1/8″ to slice sweet potato.  Line a microwave safe plate with wax paper, and […] 0

    Sweet Potato Chips

    ingredients 1 sweet potato cooking spray rosemary salt and pepper directions Use a mandolin set to 1/8″ to slice sweet potato.  Line a microwave safe plate with wax paper, and […]

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  • ingredients 1 preserved duck egg, diced (I like the Wei-Chuan brand, from Taiwan) 1/2 block soft tofu, cut into small 1/2″ blocks 1 green onion, diced 2 T soy sauce […] 0

    Tofu with Preserved Duck Eggs

    ingredients 1 preserved duck egg, diced (I like the Wei-Chuan brand, from Taiwan) 1/2 block soft tofu, cut into small 1/2″ blocks 1 green onion, diced 2 T soy sauce […]

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  • ingredients 1 14-oz. package of salted jellyfish 1 T soy sauce 1 T distilled white vinegar 1/2 T sesame oil directions Empty the package of jellyfish into a large bowl. […] 0

    Jellyfish – Chinese Style

    ingredients 1 14-oz. package of salted jellyfish 1 T soy sauce 1 T distilled white vinegar 1/2 T sesame oil directions Empty the package of jellyfish into a large bowl. […]

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  • ingredients 1-1/2 C sour cream 2-1/2 C Miracle Whip 1 C finely chopped white onion 1 C finely chopped green bell pepper 1/2 C finely chopped pine nuts 2 t […] 0

    Vegetable Dip

    ingredients 1-1/2 C sour cream 2-1/2 C Miracle Whip 1 C finely chopped white onion 1 C finely chopped green bell pepper 1/2 C finely chopped pine nuts 2 t […]

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  • ingredients 1 can artichoke hearts 1/2 C mayonnaise 1/2 C sour cream 1/2 C grated parmesan/romano cheese 10 oz. frozen spinach panko bread crumbs salt and pepper to taste directions […] 0

    Spinach Artichoke Dip

    ingredients 1 can artichoke hearts 1/2 C mayonnaise 1/2 C sour cream 1/2 C grated parmesan/romano cheese 10 oz. frozen spinach panko bread crumbs salt and pepper to taste directions […]

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  • ingredients 2 eggs 2 egg yolks 1 C half-and-half 1 C whipping cream veggies and/or cheese 1-1/2 T butter salt and pepper pie crust directions Preheat oven to 350° F. […] 0

    Quiche

    ingredients 2 eggs 2 egg yolks 1 C half-and-half 1 C whipping cream veggies and/or cheese 1-1/2 T butter salt and pepper pie crust directions Preheat oven to 350° F. […]

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  • ingredients 3 tomatos (red, yellow and orange) 1 serrano pepper, without seeds 3 green chile peppers, with seeds 1 white onion cilantro 1/2 lemon 3 cloves garlic salt and pepper […] 0

    Pico de Gallo

    ingredients 3 tomatos (red, yellow and orange) 1 serrano pepper, without seeds 3 green chile peppers, with seeds 1 white onion cilantro 1/2 lemon 3 cloves garlic salt and pepper […]

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  • ingredients 8 large red peppers 8 cloves garlic 1 Vidalia onion 1 tomato capers parsley extra virgin olive oil 2 T red wine vinegar 1 T water sugar salt and […] 0

    Pepe Ronata all’ Italiana

    ingredients 8 large red peppers 8 cloves garlic 1 Vidalia onion 1 tomato capers parsley extra virgin olive oil 2 T red wine vinegar 1 T water sugar salt and […]

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  • ingredients 2 large tomatoes, pureed 1-2 C chopped tomatoes ¾ C peeled peache, diced ½ C red onion ½ C sweet yellow (or red) bell pepper ½ C peeled mango, […] 0

    Peach Mango Salsa

    ingredients 2 large tomatoes, pureed 1-2 C chopped tomatoes ¾ C peeled peache, diced ½ C red onion ½ C sweet yellow (or red) bell pepper ½ C peeled mango, […]

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  • ingredients 3 T flour 1 C milk 4 egg whites and 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 C finely grated parmesan 1 heirloom tomato, diced 8 leaves of basil chiffonade dash […] 0

    Parmesan Souffle with Heirloom Tomatoes

    ingredients 3 T flour 1 C milk 4 egg whites and 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 C finely grated parmesan 1 heirloom tomato, diced 8 leaves of basil chiffonade dash […]

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  • ingredients 1/2 package puff pastry (1 sheet) 1 egg 1 T water 1/4 C grated parmesan 1 T fresh parsley, chopped 1/2 t dried oregano, crushed directions Thaw pastry at […] 0

    Parmesan Cheese Twists

    ingredients 1/2 package puff pastry (1 sheet) 1 egg 1 T water 1/4 C grated parmesan 1 T fresh parsley, chopped 1/2 t dried oregano, crushed directions Thaw pastry at […]

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  • ingredients 4 onions, coarsely chopped 1/2 t salt 2 T oil 2 t snipped fresh sage 1/3 C sour cream 2 T grated parmesan chips directions In a large skillet […] 0

    Onion Dip

    ingredients 4 onions, coarsely chopped 1/2 t salt 2 T oil 2 t snipped fresh sage 1/3 C sour cream 2 T grated parmesan chips directions In a large skillet […]

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  • ingredients 1 lb ground chuck 1/2 white onion, chopped 2 t cumin 1 t chipotle chile powder 1 (15.5-oz) can pinto beans with jalepenos, drained 1 (15.5-oz) can black beans, […] 0

    Nachos

    ingredients 1 lb ground chuck 1/2 white onion, chopped 2 t cumin 1 t chipotle chile powder 1 (15.5-oz) can pinto beans with jalepenos, drained 1 (15.5-oz) can black beans, […]

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  • ingredients 2-3 medium eggplants 3 garlic cloves 1/4-1/2 C extra virgin olive oil 2-3 T red wine vinegar 1 t sugar salt directions Preheat over to 375° F. Wash eggplant, […] 0

    Melitzanosalata

    ingredients 2-3 medium eggplants 3 garlic cloves 1/4-1/2 C extra virgin olive oil 2-3 T red wine vinegar 1 t sugar salt directions Preheat over to 375° F. Wash eggplant, […]

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  • ingredients 1 C good quality olive oil 2 bay leaves 6 black peppercorns, crushed 1 T dried thyme 1 T dried basil 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 logs of goat […] 0

    Marinated Goat Cheese

    ingredients 1 C good quality olive oil 2 bay leaves 6 black peppercorns, crushed 1 T dried thyme 1 T dried basil 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 logs of goat […]

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  • ingredients 2 T butter 2 leeks, white and tender green part only 1 C chopped chives 1 t salt 1 C milk 2 T sour cream 3 eggs 2 oz […] 0

    Leek and Chive Custard

    ingredients 2 T butter 2 leeks, white and tender green part only 1 C chopped chives 1 t salt 1 C milk 2 T sour cream 3 eggs 2 oz […]

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  • ingredients 30 1-3/4″ mini phyllo shells 1 4-oz. package crumbled feta 1 3-oz. package cream cheese, softened 1 egg 2 t lemon juice 1 t flour 1/3 C pitted kalamata […] 0

    Feta Custard in Phyllo Cups

    ingredients 30 1-3/4″ mini phyllo shells 1 4-oz. package crumbled feta 1 3-oz. package cream cheese, softened 1 egg 2 t lemon juice 1 t flour 1/3 C pitted kalamata […]

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  • ingredients 8 garlic cloves, minced 1 t olive oil 1¼ C water, separated (½ C and ¾ C) salt 1 C tahini juice of one lemon directions In small pot, […] 0

    Falafel Sauce

    ingredients 8 garlic cloves, minced 1 t olive oil 1¼ C water, separated (½ C and ¾ C) salt 1 C tahini juice of one lemon directions In small pot, […]

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  • ingredients 1 can corn 3/4 C shredded cheese 4 oz. fat free cream cheese 1/4 C green onions 1/2 t chile pepper 1/2 t salt 11/2 C reduced-fat Bisquick 1 […] 0

    Crustless Quiche

    ingredients 1 can corn 3/4 C shredded cheese 4 oz. fat free cream cheese 1/4 C green onions 1/2 t chile pepper 1/2 t salt 11/2 C reduced-fat Bisquick 1 […]

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  • ingredients 1 package firm tofu, cut into 2 dozen pieces 1 T sesame oil 1 T toasted sesame seeds 1/4 t salt green onions to garnish soy sauce directions Preheat […] 0

    Crispy Tofu

    ingredients 1 package firm tofu, cut into 2 dozen pieces 1 T sesame oil 1 T toasted sesame seeds 1/4 t salt green onions to garnish soy sauce directions Preheat […]

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  • ingredients 3/4 C skim milk 1 large egg 1/2 C flour 1 T melted margarine directions Combine all ingredients and chill for 20 minutes. Spray a non-stick pan with cooking […] 0

    Crepes

    ingredients 3/4 C skim milk 1 large egg 1/2 C flour 1 T melted margarine directions Combine all ingredients and chill for 20 minutes. Spray a non-stick pan with cooking […]

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  • ingredients 1 garlic clove, peeled and cut in half 1 C dry white wine 1 t lemon juice 1/2 lb. gruyere, shredded (about two cups) 1/2 lb. swiss, shredded (about […] 0

    Swiss Fondue

    ingredients 1 garlic clove, peeled and cut in half 1 C dry white wine 1 t lemon juice 1/2 lb. gruyere, shredded (about two cups) 1/2 lb. swiss, shredded (about […]

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  • ingredients 1 T soy sauce 1 t sesame oil canola oil 2 scallions, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1-1/2 C finely chopped napa cabbage 1/4 lb ground chicken 1/3 C […] 0

    Chicken Potstickers

    ingredients 1 T soy sauce 1 t sesame oil canola oil 2 scallions, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1-1/2 C finely chopped napa cabbage 1/4 lb ground chicken 1/3 C […]

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  • ingredients 3 + 3 + 10 T butter 1/2 C finely chopped onion 2 T chopped shallots 1/4 C chopped green apple 3 T butter 1 lb chicken livers 1/4 […] 0

    Chicken Liver Pate

    ingredients 3 + 3 + 10 T butter 1/2 C finely chopped onion 2 T chopped shallots 1/4 C chopped green apple 3 T butter 1 lb chicken livers 1/4 […]

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