appetizers

Salsa Fresca with the Magimix by Robot- Coupe Food Processor

March 4, 2014
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I think I made the best salsa ever and it was purely by accident. Maybe not the best ever but one of the best. Have you ever planned to make something but then realized you were out of something? It was snowing. And they hadn’t plowed the roads. So I had to make do with I […]

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Tomato Pesto Caprese Bites

January 13, 2014
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Who’s ready for some football? While I am a Giants fan and the rest of my family are Eagles fans (shhhh….don’t tell anybody), none of us will be cheering for our favorite team in the Superbowl.  But that doesn’t mean football is over. We still have some good games to watch and great food to eat. […]

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Ten Easy-To-Make New Year’s Eve Appetizers

December 29, 2013
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When it comes to parties, I am a finger food person. Forget the fancy dishes and beautiful table settings. Someday when I don’t have preteens and teenagers running around my house maybe I’ll be inclined to have a more formal dinner party. Or maybe when I have two dishwashers and a live in maid. But for […]

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Bacon and Cheese Wrapped Pierogi

November 11, 2013
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“I participated in a campaign on behalf of Millennial Central Consulting for Mrs. T’s Pierogies. I received a gift card to purchase get-together supplies to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.”   Have you ever had pierogies wrapped in bacon and cheese before?  If not, you will now find out […]

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Creamy Feta and Roasted Pepper Dip

November 8, 2013
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Yesterday I went clothes shopping with my teenage daughter. She convinced me to try on a pair of skinny jeans. Well guess what? They didn’t look so skinny on me. Surprise, surprise! It could be the fact that we have a new kitchen and I feel the need to keep massive amounts of cheese in […]

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Watermelon and Feta Appetizer

August 30, 2013
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I am so sad that we are at the last weekend of summer. I know there is great things to look forward to in the fall but I just don’t want summer to end. My kids are with me on this. Who really wants to start school? So I am making this appetizer because watermelon […]

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Mozzarella Portabellas

July 19, 2013
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Drumroll please! I would like to introduce my friend Kristin from Dizzy Busy and Hungry!  Thank you Kristin for being a wonderful guest blogger. Check out her blog for super easy, family friendly recipes.  Hi everyone, my name is Kristin and my blog is Dizzy Busy and Hungry!  I am excited to be guest posting […]

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Grilled Veggie Antipasto

July 13, 2013
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Do you have a favorite thing you could eat a few times a week? Antipasto is one of mine. I have made it on skewers and it is my favorite go to dinner when I have no time to cook.  I think of antipasto in the same way that my eleven year old son thinks […]

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Mussels in Tomato Broth

July 5, 2013
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Hope everyone had a fun Fourth of July! Luckily the weekend is just starting so there is plenty of more fun ahead. If you are doing some entertaining , try my mussels in tomato broth featured on Food Fanatic today. I make it as a quick and easy dinner but it works well as an […]

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Fig And Salami Flatbreads

May 15, 2013
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Disclosure:  I received samples of California dried figs and a variety of OXO tools because I am a registrant for Eat, Write, Retreat. By creating and posting this recipe, I am eligible to win prizes via the Amazing Apps Culinary Challenge.  As usual, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I love both OXO and […]

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