Category Archives: Appetizers and Starters

HERBED PORK RILLETTES

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  Rillettes of Pork.   The name sound like something you would like to take on a picnic?   You know – one of those picnics where you spread heavy blankets and soft cushions over fragrant grass.   Throw a … Continue reading

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RILLETTES DE SARDINES … SARDINE PATE

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We all love appetizer recipes that go together quickly and have easily obtainable ingredients –  preferably already in your pantry.  Rillettes de Sardines (sardine pâté)  fills the bill to a T. I found this recipe in a cookbook by David … Continue reading

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HOT-SMOKED SALMON PATE

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There’s something magical about a working river.  It’s the romance of watching towering ocean going ships heading to exotic destinations.  The pure delight of the skill of a tug boat captain shepherding enormous log rafts down the river.  The small … Continue reading

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SPICY CHEESE STRAWS

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    This appetizer is shamelessly good.  It is decadently delicious. Grown men weep when the last piece disappears from the plate The cheese straws are rich, spicy, and addictive beyond belief.    Best of all they are quick and easy … Continue reading

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THAI STYLE GROUND PORK WITH CHILES AND BASIL IN LETTUCE CUPS

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    When I crave something exotic with intense flavour my thoughts turn to Thai food.    This dish fulfills my craving.  It is at once sweet and sour, hot and spicy.  It is a simple recipe with just a few … Continue reading

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THE EASIEST AND MOST POPULAR PARTY HORS d’OEUVRE EVER!!!

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HOT PEPPER JELLY AND CREAM CHEESE   It has just two ingredients.   It will be devoured long before the dishes you worked all day to prepare.    Serve it Super Bowl Sunday.  Spectacularly easy –   Hot Pepper Jelly over Cream … Continue reading

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SPICY SESAME FLAVORED EGGPLANT APPETIZER

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Say goodbye to baba ghanouj.   SESAME FLAVORED EGGPLANT is the eggplant dip that will rock your recipe world. Serve this spicy-sweet spread either warm, at room temperature or chilled, with homemade pita bread crisps. SESAME FLAVORED EGGPLANT 1 1/2 pounds … Continue reading

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SPICY SWEET ALMONDS

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Spicy hot, sweet,  sugar sweet coated almonds.  So good you can’t stop nibbling these dangerously delicious treats.  Perfect to serve with a glass of wine or port.  Wonderful to give as hostess  gifts.  And wonderfully easy to make. SPICY SWEET … Continue reading

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ROSEMARY RAISIN WALNUT CRISPS

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You’ll never buy crackers again once you’ve made these ROSEMARY RAISIN WALNUT CRISPS.    These crackers are  inexpensive and  incredibly easy to make.   They are wonderful with a selection of cheeses or pate.  They would also make an amazing food gift.  … Continue reading

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TUNA TAPENADE … so good you can’t stop eating it

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This recipe for tuna tapenade is a classic Mediterranean combination of tuna, olives, lemon zest plus a few other magic ingredients.  It is so good you will find you just can’t stop eating it.  Serve it to your friends and … Continue reading

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