Category Archive: Appetizer

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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Asparagus Gruyere Tart

Asparagus Gruyere Tart

Three main ingredients is all you need to make one of the most amazing appetizers.This is one of those super easy recipes that results in something that looks and tastes like it must have been a lot of work. Okay maybe not as easy as spray cheese and Ritz crackers (that use to be hubby …

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Katy’s Best Guacamole

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I think I ‘m a pretty good cook and over the years I have passed on my culinary hints and tips to daughter Katy. Even though we use the same recipes there are some things that she makes better than me! Her guacamole is outstanding. I’ve watched her make it and I think I do the same things she does but …

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Spinach & Kale Greek Yogurt Dip Review & Wedding Cake Tasting!

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It’s been a fun week around here food wise. Wedding cake tasting – it’s a tough job but someone has to do it! Let me assure you there was no trouble getting volunteers for this wedding task. But before we get to the sugar overload let me share a new food find that is a …

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Endive Stuffed with Goat Cheese & Walnuts

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Appetizers can easily add up to hundreds of calories so I am always on the outlook for some “lighter” lower calorie options. Using endive instead of bread or crackers instantly saves tons of calories without sacrificing flavor. An added bonus is that endive leaves make for an impressive presentation. This is a lovely combination of textures …

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