Category Archive: Appetizer

Snickerdoodle Dessert Hummus

Snickerdoodle Dessert Hummus

So I had this crazy idea the other day to make some kind of dessert/sweet hummus. I Googled dessert hummus and found out that it wasn’t so crazy and in fact many other like minded people had already figured out how to do just what I was thinking of. Thank you Google. I wasted no …

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Roasted Chestnuts

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Years ago my mom and I traveled to England together for a girls vacation and while there among other things, we discovered roasted chestnuts. These delicious little gems sold by street vendors were roasted right there on the street and served up in little paper cones. They were hot, slightly sweet and nutty. Unlike anything I had …

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Vegetable Galette

Roasted Vegetable Galette

This makes 6 large meal size servings. Serve it along side a salad made of baby greens and tossed with a balsamic vinaigrette. It could be the perfect dish to add to a brunch – instead of the usual quiche. It’s so versatile that it would even work as a hot appetizer cut into 12 smaller slices. You …

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Roasted Eggplant Spread

Roasted Eggplant Spread

It’s one of those foods that doesn’t photograph well, but don’t let that stop you from making it. Serve it as an appetizer with whole grain crackers, pita bread, endive or a baguette. Spread it on a sandwich or a wrap. Top a cooked chicken breast or a piece of white fish with a generous …

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Asparagus Gruyere Tart

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I made a little mistake with my asparagus placement – I should have alternated the asparagus ends and tips – it would have looked better. That little hiccup didn’t alter how it tasted. This was rich, cheesy and fabulous! We cut it into about 16 pieces for an appetizer and it was a huge hit. …

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