Appetizer Recipes

Also called hors d’oeuvres and used to start a meal to get your appetite excited about what’s to come.
 

Cheese Fondue Recipe

February 25, 2014 0 Comments
Cheese Fondue Recipe

A Classic Cheese Fondue We typically don’t eat much fondue in our house, maybe a couple times a year but in the past few weeks I’ve enjoyed three fondue nights so I thought it must be time to do a little research and write about preparing a delicious fondue at home. One of our fondue […]

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Shrimp Boil Recipe

January 13, 2014 6 Comments
Shrimp Boil Recipe

George’s Simple Shrimp Boil With Lots of Flavor My wife hosted a dinner party this weekend for work colleagues and their spouses. One of the spouses was my friend George, an avid fisherman, clammer, crabber and a pretty darn good cook. He brought to the party his special shrimp dish that I will now affectionately call […]

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Guacamole Deviled Eggs

August 31, 2013 0 Comments
Guacamole Deviled Eggs

“Try them, try them, and you may! Try them and you may, I say.” -  Dr. Seuss, Green Eggs and Ham I saw this idea for guacamole deviled eggs in a cooking magazine and told my wife about them. She must have thought it was a good idea because she and I with a lot […]

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Pork Spring Rolls Recipe

March 20, 2013 2 Comments
Pork Spring Rolls Recipe

Quick & Easy Spring Rolls Are The Best Finally, the days are starting to get longer. And while many people don’t like the artificiality of Daylight Savings Time, I appreciate that Ben Franklin came up with it. Having more daylight in the afternoons and evenings is invigorating, and I tend not to feel rushed since […]

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Deviled Eggs Recipe

December 18, 2012 3 Comments
Deviled Eggs Recipe

  These Deviled Eggs Are A Hit At Every Party Making deviled eggs couldn’t be easier and I have found when we make them for parties at our house or bring them to a friends, they are usually the first to go. There’s something about these ageless appetizers that make them a hit at every […]

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Holiday Party Hors d’oeuvres

September 16, 2012 0 Comments
Holiday Party Hors d’oeuvres

Party Time Hors d’oeuvres By Contributing Writer: Mark R. Vogel Whether you call them appetizers, hors d’oeuvres, canapés, amuse-bouches, or amuse-gueules, they are the scrumptious little morsels served before the start of a full course meal. They can vary from simple presentations such as cheese and crackers to complex preparations with exquisite ingredients requiring as […]

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Beans, Salsa and Tortillas

September 16, 2012 0 Comments
Beans, Salsa and Tortillas

Beans and tortillas. Soul-food from the gods. This is one you think about for days until you remember to soak the beans the night before. Pinto beans covered in water, 2 sprigs of green onions, one half bun of garlic and low slow heat. Salsa to be made and tortillas to roll out. Ice cold […]

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All About Tapas

September 16, 2012 1 Comment
All About Tapas

What is tapas? – Where did it originate? – What does the word tapas mean? This article was sent to me from Steve and Carole at Proper-Spanish-Tapas.com. Their web site is dedicated to describing the history of this famous Spanish cuisine and provide recipes, ingredients, cooking methods and lore. If you are interested in learning […]

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Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe

July 22, 2012 4 Comments
Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe

Classic Buffalo Chicken Wings Right up there at the top of most searched chicken recipes is “chicken wings”. And when I hear of “chicken wings”, I immediately think “Buffalo Chicken Wings” which were made popular by an ingenious restaurateur by the name of Teressa Bellissimo who back in 1964 served her son and some of […]

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Easy (Freezy) Pasta Bites

July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Easy (Freezy) Pasta Bites

Great For Unexpected Guests “When you are looking for a really quick and easy appetizer, make these ahead of time and freeze them for those times when unexpected guests show up.” This recipe comes from my good friend Margie who taught me a lot of what I know about cooking when I lived in New […]

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