Tag Archives: appetizers

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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Polenta Bites with Pepper Jam and Ham

This is a simple appetizer or first course that can be made ahead and brought back to heat when ready to serve. Polenta Bites with Pepper Jam and Ham 1 batch polenta roughly 1/2 cup thinly sliced ham roughly 1/2 … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Surviving Game Day

We don’t often have sporting events on in our house. But we do love an excuse for a party and we hear there’s a good one in early February. Here are some options for your Game Day. From fire-roasted cocktail … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Game Day’s Approaching Part One

We’re not football fans, but we do love an excuse to cook appetizers and well just about anything else. Here’s a list that can be made ahead of time and either reheated or served cold or at room temperature. We’ve … Continue reading

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Spinach and Ricotta Fritters

Quite often, we seem to be on the same wavelength with Karen over at Back Road Journal. The day eggplant parm was on the menu at our house, low and behold she posted her version. Ditto with a light tomato … Continue reading

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Simply strawberry

We love strawberries and have found the best strawberry dishes are the ones that let strawberries shine, a little lemon here, a little balsamic there, a bit of basil or honey, a touch of sugar, a sprig of mint. Here’s … Continue reading

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Your one-stop shop for game day apps

Appetizers that is. We hear there’s some big game coming up, involves a pigskin and pricey tickets. Chances are we won’t be watching, except for during commercials. But the rest of you, at least the rest of you Americans, will … Continue reading

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