Posts in appetizer
Applesauce

Overdid it with the apple picking? Not to worry! Here's a quick, easy, sugar free recipe to preserve all that Fall bounty! Homemade applesauce is great with roast meats, in baked goods and even all on its own!!

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Hummus & Pita Chips

Watch how easy it is to make hummus at home! This snack is not only good for you, but quick and simple to make at home! PLUS learn how to make your own baked pita chips from pita bread!

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Heirloom Tomato Galette

Enjoy these last days of Summer by using up her bounty of heirloom tomatoes in this fresh, delicious galette! Fast and easy and LOADED with good-for-you nutrients, it’s a great appetizer and/or vegetarian dish!

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Asparagus Bundles

Food's first sign of Spring is here! Asparagus are coming to markets and they are LOADED with healthy vitamins & nutrients! Not only that, they make the perfect Spring brunch side dish! 

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Crunchy Ceci Beans

Check how easy it is to make this healthy snack food! Swap chips, crackers or croutons with these protein packed beans! They satisfy the need for that salty crunch and make a great topping for soups & salads!

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Cheese Ball

Check out this quick & easy appetizer! Perfect for you New Year's Eve Party - or any time guests are coming over! It's easy to transport too so you'll never show up empty handed! Just make sure to finish it before your resolution kicks in!

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Caponata

This traditional Sicilian dish is the perfect way to use up Summer's bounty of garden vegetables! Roasted eggplant, red peppers and tomatoes come together for a rich flavor that is perfect on crostini, sandwiches or even by itself! My grandmother used to make this for my Mom and her siblings as a summertime lunch when they were kids.

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Salmon Sliders

These fun and easy salmon sliders make a great appetizer or small plate for a party! Even a great little bite for a picky eater to try some fish! I'll show you how to perfectly broil the salmon and make a delicious aoili to top the sliders with!

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Summer Salad Duo

Watch how to make this bright & beautiful summer salad duo! No cooking involved! The perfect dish for a hot summer day! Serve alongside your favorite meal, as an appetizer, or alone! Healthy and delicious; you can't go wrong with this flavorful pair!

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Restaurant Latour

Learn how to make this seasonal octopus dish from Restaurant Latour in Hamburg NJ. Chef Martyn Krowicka gives step by step instructions for this easy, elegant plate; as well as tips and substitutes so anyone can impress friends and family! Buon Appetito!

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Aunt Karin's Passover Meatballs

You might have seen a recent comedy sketch about an Italian at a Passover seder...THAT comedian didn't enjoy his meal - but I've had a different experience. One of my best friends is Jewish and his aunt can cook! She shared this recipe with me. While it's always a part of her seder meal, I like to use them as a cocktail party appetizer! And, if you keep a Kosher kitchen, the recipe is kosher. Happy Holiday! 

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