Category Archives: Appetizer

Appetizer Duo: Jalepeno Poppers & Caramelized Onion Phyllo Cups

Wow. I cannot BELIEVE the holidays are over and 2012 is here. I’ve spent hours preparing ¬†food, and eating food, this holiday season. I think I announced on two separate occasions that I wanted to quit my day job and … Continue reading

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Spinach Artichoke Pastry Spirals

About two years ago, my mom emailed me this easy recipe for an adorable appetizer: pastry swirls filled with spinach, artichoke and cheese. The recipe had fallen towards the back of my appetizer book, but made a grand re-entrance over … Continue reading

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Pear, Prosciutto, and Havarti Crostini

Isn’t it wonderful how the best things often happen on…accident? My plan when walking into the grocery store a few weeks back was to grab a few ingredients needed for pear, prosciutto, and brie crostini. If none of those words … Continue reading

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Garden Veggie Pizza Appetizers

Don’t let the word “pizza” fool you! This is a crunchy, creamy appetizer served cold. I first had Garden Veggie Pizza Appetizers about a year ago while attending a party with coworkers. I was impressed with the display, flavor and … Continue reading

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Crab and Artichoke Empanadas

It’s one of my favorite times of year: lake season. I found this recipe a couple weeks ago while flipping through a cooking magazine that Brett’s mom had with her; as soon as I saw it, I told her, “we’re … Continue reading

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Cottage Cheese Chicken Enchiladas with Guacamole and Mojitos

Since the weather has warmed up, Brett and I have been spending many of our weekends outdoors. One of our favorite pastimes is playing board games on the deck with a cool drink in hand. Our neighborhood is a very … Continue reading

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Antipasti Skewers, Caprese Salad, Cucumber Dill Sandwiches: Baby Shower Extravaganza!

Last Saturday, April 16, was a BIG day for me! About eight months ago, my best friend Aimee called me to announce that she and her husband were pregnant with their first child. The very next week, I had put … Continue reading

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