5 posts tagged appetizer

Vegetarian Wonton Bites – An Easy Appetizer Idea

Disclosure - I received free samples of Sabra Hummus mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. Dinner Party Mayhem Let me set the scene of how it looks at my house an hour before we are having people over for dinner... I'm typically in my robe, frantically trying to finish my hair and makeup, while simultaneously picking up toys off the ... Continue Reading

Sautéed Spinach Crostini – Recipe Redux

This sounds so dorky but one of my favorite places to hang out is the "cookbook" section of my local library. I have always loved looking through cookbooks. Not just for recipes but I love when cookbooks share stories or personal tidbits along with pictures of beautiful food. My mom is responsible for getting me hooked on checking out cookbooks at the library. This practice has come in very handy because a) cookbooks can be quite expensive and b) there is nothing worse than buying a ... Continue Reading

Wild Blueberry Chutney with Creamy Brie

The perfect holiday appetizer, this Wild Blueberry Chutney with Creamy Brie is easy to make, delicious and packs a healthy punch.  Disclosure: By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Wild Blueberries and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. One of my favorite things about the holiday season is getting together with friends and family for festive celebrations. Mainly because where there are celebrations, ... Continue Reading

Thai Peanut Hummus Dip

I made this Thai Peanut Hummus Dip that I found on Fooduzzi  for the first time about a month ago when we had some friends over for dinner. It was so simple to make and I liked the fact that I could make it in advance and then just pull it out when the guests arrived. There is nothing worse than being stuck in the kitchen scrambling to get stuff done when people start arriving. The hummus is so creamy and the peanut butter and other thai inspired ingredients give it a unique ... Continue Reading

Shishito Peppers with Spicy Romesco Sauce

Shishito Peppers are a food trend that have been popping up all over social media lately. They are something I had  no experience cooking or eating but wanted to try. I've been trying to pick out an unfamiliar vegetable each time I go to the grocery store to push myself to try new foods. I think it's a great way to experiment with different ingredients and mix it up a bit in the kitchen. Last week I picked up a bag of Shishito Peppers at Trader Joe's and had a blast trying them out. S... Continue Reading
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