Category Archives: Appetizers

Oyster Soup

Oyster soup recipes are mostly cream based. Mostly. Oyster and Andouille Soup 1 lb shucked oysters about 14-20 depending on size 2 fresh andouille sausage sliced 6 whole anchovies packed in salt rinsed and chopped 2 chili de arbols chopped … Continue reading

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Marinated Feta

People need munchies while they wait for that big holiday meal. This year we went with a Mediterranean-themed appetizer spread on Thanksgiving because Katherine’s colleague used to work for an olive distributor. Hey, we find inspiration everywhere. This is colorful, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Hummus

We wanted to do Mediterranean appetizers on Thanksgiving this year, but regular hummus didn’t seem very festive. This was as delicious as it was pretty and put some little pumpkins to use. And to think some people use those for … Continue reading

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Sesame Crusted Tofu

This is a great appetizer or small plate. The dipping sauce can be hotter if desired just add more dried pepper. Sesame Crusted Tofu 1 lb firm tofu pressed for at least 8 hours 1tbsp ginger minced 3 cloves garlic … Continue reading

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Deli Style Stuffed Cherry Peppers

Here is how to make this tasty appetizer on so many deli bars. Stuffed Cherry Peppers 8-12 hot cherry peppers 4-5 slices provolone cheese Prosciutto Dried oregano Extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 2 garlic cloves Remove … Continue reading

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Pickled Carrots

The carrot harvest this year was exceptional. Time to try a new type of pickle. Go here for how to can. Remember to use only the freshest best quality ingredients. The brine amount will fill 6 pint sized canning jars. … Continue reading

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Sesame Chicken Wings

This is a really simple quick way to use up all those chicken wings that may be around after butchering a bunch of chickens. What, you buy chickens already cut up without the bones and pre made chicken stock from … Continue reading

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