Category Archive: Appetizer

Roasted Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto

Roasted Asparagus with prosciutto

Asparagus is in season right now and it’s one of my favorite vegetables! It lends itself well to being oven roasted, slightly steamed, sauteed in olive oil, tossed in a salad or a pasta dish – well the possibilities are endless and each has it’s merits. For our Easter Sunday dinner broccoli was on the …

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Flea Market Friday & Weigh In Week 7 of 17 Day Diet

Indian Six Layer Dip

Okay let me start out by saying that I was struggling with the title for this post since I have soooo many things to cover today. It dawned on me that this post was a bit like going to a Flea Market where you get to see a little of this and that! Only posting twice a …

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Honey Lacquered Almonds with Rosemary and Black Pepper

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Nuts are so good for you and all though they are delicious as is - they can be “dressed” up just a little and made extra special for gift giving. There are a lot of delicious recipes floating around for doing just that. This particular recipe caught my eye because it is different. This is a …

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Savory Palmiers with Roquefort Blue Cheese & A Giveaway!

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With so many holiday gatherings the need for appetizers seems to pop up frequently this time of year . It’s nice to have a variety of appetizer recipes in your arsenal. I love it when I find a recipe that yields a large quantity for my efforts. Today’s recipe uses Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry. It comes frozen …

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Roasted Shrimp Cocktail

Roasted Shrimp Cocktail

Shrimp is one of my favorite seafood indulgences so when I saw this recipe in Ina Garten’s Back To Basics cookbook I knew it was going on the menu.Last night I needed an appetizer to take to a friends house so it was the perfect opportunity to try this recipe. Keeping frozen shrimp on hand …

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