Tag Archives: appetizer

Grilled apples with brie

Why should meat get all the grill time? Fruit tastes fabulous with a little smokiness and grilling dessert is a great way to keep the oven off during the dog days of summer. Serve these to start or end a … Continue reading

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Artichoke Bowls

Artichokes can be such impressive vegetables and are quite filling. Although this can be served as the main course, I find it works better as a first plate or appetizer. Usually one normal-sized artichoke will be enough for two adults … Continue reading

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Bruschetta with Portabellas, Red Bell Pepper and Red Onion

In my opinion bruschetta is something to make when you have run out of time and a group of people are about to come over for a party. Heck, the recipe was invented as a way to use up day … Continue reading

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Heirloom Tomato Salad

While on a trip to visit friends in St. Louis my wife and I offered to cook dinner. While I took care of the main course, Katherine invented this dish, recalling an heirloom tomato salad she’d had years before at … Continue reading

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