Category Archives: Appetizers

Okra Fritters with Corn and Goat Cheese

Hi. 🙂 Contrary to popular belief, I am alive! You wouldn’t believe it but I’ve been cooking insane amounts of food for weeks, unfortunately the idea of even having a moment to photograph the food or write a blog post … Continue reading

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Cuban Black Bean Hummus for Krystal’s Virtual Baby Shower

What can I say. I love babies and I adore Krystal at Mrs. Regueiro’s Plate. So naturally when I was asked to prepare a dish for her Virtual Baby Shower from her friends in the blogging community, I jumped at … Continue reading

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Soft Pretzel Bites with Cheese Sauce

I’m sure there aren’t many people who would turn down a warm, chewy, salty, soft pretzel. Naturally, when I saw this recipe over at Smells Like Home the week before the Superbowl, I knew I had to make it. I … Continue reading

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Corn and Cilantro Fritters

I knew as soon as I saw these little babies on pinterest that I would be making them as soon as possible. These were just as delicious as they sound. They were crunchy and sweet from the corn and had … Continue reading

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Mini Bacon Meatballs

Thanksgiving opens the floodgates for Holiday parties it would seem. Every weekend until Christmas there is some event or party going on and what’s a party without appetizers? Which is why these little beauties caught my eye. Let me just tell … Continue reading

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Prosciutto and Fontina Pinwheels

Another great recipe thanks to A Taste of Home Cookings recipe swap! My husband and I actually don’t care for deli ham so when I first got this recipe I was a little worried. Then I realized that prosciutto is … Continue reading

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Fried Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

I’m going to sound like I’m just making excuses, but we rarely fry food. (It’s true!) I can’t stand the way it makes my house smell, not to mention sometimes you just feel terrible afterwards. I was willing to look … Continue reading

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Asian Lettuce Wraps

I love changing up the standard idea of dinner. Who doesn’t love the idea of eating a giant appetizer for dinner!? Even if you are a diehard fan of the meat, potato and vegetable dinner, I still think that you … Continue reading

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Supper Club: Indian Food Night

I love getting together with the group of friends and family that now makes up our little supper club. About once a month or so we choose a country and plan an entire menu around it. This time it was … Continue reading

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Salami Wrapped Brie Stuffed Figs

HEAVEN! 🙂 Very shortly after my accident a few weeks ago my friend Abby (of the Chocolate, Peanut Butter Cookie Dough, Toasted Marshmallow cupcake fame) brought me a lunch any foodie could appreciate. We had fresh panini with heirloom tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Goat Cheese Tarts

There are two things I love about these tarts. 1. They are made with goat cheese 2. They are bite sized, which makes me feel like I’m eating less. I doubled the recipe and it’s a good thing I did … Continue reading

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Thai Food Friday: Shrimp and Scallion Dumplings

Once every couple of months we have friends over for a tradition we call Thai Food Friday. Thai Food Friday has kind of taken on a life of its own and is now more like a supper club. Originally it … Continue reading

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Day 17: Pork Pot Stickers

I LOVE pot stickers! They are delicious and bite sized dumplings (well, big bite sized) that dip perfectly. Now, there is a method to making them, but once you learn how to work with the won ton wrappers, you will … Continue reading

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Hummus

It feels like forever since I’ve been able to post anything! This month has been absolutely insane. Between school, being deathly ill ( like everyone else I know!), school, some catering jobs and work I have been going ninety to … Continue reading

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