Appetizers

Chicken Wellington

Chicken Wellington with Asparagus and Herbed Cheese

This little dish packs a lot of flavor with the herbed cheese and asparagus.  This is also a show stopper for entertaining your friends and family with.  By using the Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry (my […]

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Caramelized Onion Dip

Caramelized Onion Dip

This timeless and delicious appetizer is perfect for the holidays.  It can be made two days in advance which helps immensely when you have a mountain of cooking to do for your guests. Depending on […]

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Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

  I think when it comes to serving  brunch or appetizers we tend to forget about these delicious little deviled eggs.  They come with such a wonderful and natural vessel to fill with delicious concoctions.  […]

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Cauliflower and Caramelized Onion Tart

Cauliflower and Caramelized Onion Tart

Serves: 6

Time: 1 + hour

Difficulty: Intermediate

Wow!  This delicious little tart is so full of amazing flavors.  Who can resist roasted cauliflower, caramelized onions and Gruyere cheese all topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese to give it a nice golden brown […]

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Beef Wellington Bites

Beef Wellington Bites

Serves: 24 bites

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Intermediate

These have to be my most favorite appetizer for the holiday season.  Not only are they beautiful to look at but they are so very decadent and bursting full of flavor and texture.  What’s not […]

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Asian Beef Tostadas

Asian Beef Tostadas

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Posted: August 14, 2013

Please, don’t faint.  I know it has been a while since I have posted a new recipe.  Life has served up a big bowl of crazy for me lately….leaving my poor blog unattended and unloved.  […]

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Hot Corn Dip Served with Tortilla Chips

Hot Corn Dip Served with Tortilla Chips

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Posted: February 3, 2013

I first met this highly addictive dip in 2002, January I believe.  My dear friend, Karen, brought it to my house to enjoy while we watched the Super Bowl commercials (I’m not a sports fan….sorry).  […]

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Baked Jalapeno Poppers

Baked Jalapeno Poppers

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Posted: February 3, 2013

Making Jalapeno Poppers for the  Fourth of July!   Today, for Super Bowl Sunday!  Perfect. OMG!  Major taste factor here.  This recipe is a prime example on how just a few ingredients can yield such a tasty […]

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Honey Roasted Squash Bruschetta

Honey Roasted Squash Bruschetta

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Posted: April 30, 2012

Not only was this quite tasty, but very elegant and beautiful.  I worked at the winery this weekend and we served this with our new release of wines.  I really enjoyed the flavors of the […]

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Asian Meatballs with Hoisin Sauce

Asian Meatballs with Hoisin Sauce

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Posted: March 2, 2012

Oh my gosh!  These were amazing. You know how everyone always makes the sweet and sour meatballs for a gathering, well, they do or so it seems.  This is a great little appetizer.  My most […]

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