Appetizer Meals

Are you planning to watch the game on Sunday?  Certainly it is a good time for appetizer style meals and serving finger foods that are easy to eat with a variety to keep the menu interesting.  It is fun to just graze sometimes, and I have several favorite things to make for football games, racing …

Continue reading Appetizer Meals

Shrimp Flower Appetizer

With another holiday meal coming up next weekend, I thought I'd share a variation of my Shrimp and Avocado Roumelade appetizer.  I fixed it a bit differently and tweaked the recipe too. Start by gathering your ingredients. Remember my thrift store score of these parfait glasses? No one says they can only be used for …

Continue reading Shrimp Flower Appetizer

Ham Roll Up Appetizer

Memorial Day weekend is here, and Sunday (the greatest day in racing) calls for munchie snacks for all day grazing.  Starting with the Formula One race in the morning, followed by the Indy 500, and ending in the evening with the Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte, it is all day racing!  Even though Nascar has become …

Continue reading Ham Roll Up Appetizer

Elegant Appetizer for a Holiday Party – Brie with Prosciutto in Puff Pastry

Holidays are so much fun, and I love entertaining around this time.  This appetizer is wonderful for a full appetizer course for a sit down dinner, or smaller bites for a buffet table.  Perfect for Christmas or New Year's Eve! Start with four thin slices of prosciutto, a wheel of brie, and a sheet of …

Continue reading Elegant Appetizer for a Holiday Party – Brie with Prosciutto in Puff Pastry

Christmas Tablescape and an Appetizer recipe

Whether the celebration is on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, the perfect menu needs a pretty setting.  This year I set my table with the Lenox Holiday Tartan china I inherited from my mother.  Red placemats embroidered with green holly leaves and cutwork are at each place, with matching napkins in holly berry metal napkin …

Continue reading Christmas Tablescape and an Appetizer recipe