Category Archives: Appetizers

Mango Habanero Salsa

Mangoes are an excellent source of Vitamin-A and flavonoids like beta-carotene and alpha-carotene. In addition they are a rich source of potassium, Vitamin-B6, Vitamin-E and Vitamin-C. No wonder they are often referred to as a “super fruit”.

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Teleme, Squash and Onion Galette

This is a good appetizer and a good way to use the excess summer squash from your garden. If you can’t find Teleme cheese, you can substitute Monterey Jack, mozzarella or provolone.

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Mozzarella Chipotle Bruschetta

  Wait…before you tell me that bruschetta is a classic “Italian” appetizer let me tell you that I know. See my how to make bruschetta recipe. 

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How To Make Bruschetta

Can you pronounce the word bruschetta?

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Savory Root Vegetable Tart

This recipe was inspired by a roasted root vegetable tart I enjoyed at The Farmer and The Cook’s Valentines Day Dinner a few years ago (Olivia, you are amazing). It uses the vegetables and herbs in my Roots Vegetable Bake … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – 2017!

Here’s a quick and easy appetizer recipe for celebrating the new year right. French Dijon mustard adds just the right amount of spice to this rich, creamy spread. Wash it down with a glass (or two) of champagne and drink … Continue reading

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Pan-Fried Cheese Flautas with Avocado-Cream Sauce

Flautas are made with a savory filling, usually meat, rolled up and deep-fried to a golden brown. The history of this dish is varied, but most sources cite Mexico as the origin. The Spanish language word flauta means flute and, … Continue reading

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