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Category: Appetizers

Tomato and Mushroom Tarts

Tomato and Mushroom Tarts

Candy: Let’s try a few and put the rest in the fridge. Chris: No…let’s just eat them all. Candy: Ok. As you can tell, I really put up a fight. These were REALLY addictive. They also reminded me of my wedding appetizers. Soupbelly was always […]

Asian Honey Glazed Chicken Wings

Asian Honey Glazed Chicken Wings

  I never really used a recipe for these wings; in fact, I have always just winged it. Get it??? WINGED IT????? Just laugh already. Don’t be a chicken. I have this daydream of being a comedian one day. But then I imagine being booed […]

Taco Dip, My Way.

Taco Dip, My Way.

Look at that.  Isn’t that the most beautiful thing you’ve ever seen?  I don’t have any more words to describe it.  The photo speaks for itself. Serve it with a big pitcher of sangria this weekend!! Taco Dip My Way (serves 6-8…if you’re willing to share) […]

Spring rolls – freezing and storage.

Spring rolls – freezing and storage.

Freezing and storage: Place spring rolls in a single layer on a sheet pan. Make room in the freezer to place the sheet pan inside, for 30+ minutes. This prevents them from freezing together in clumps. Take out of freezer, and place in zip lock […]

Chicken Salad with Red Grapes and Walnuts

Chicken Salad with Red Grapes and Walnuts

This chicken salad is surprisingly delicious with a unique flavor combination of sweet red grapes and walnuts.

Chocolate covered strawberries

Chocolate covered strawberries

I wish I had some better pictures, but I had to use a flash, and I don’t like using a flash on food photos. These chocolate covered strawberries were so easy to make, I don’t even want to write down directions. I found recipes on-line […]

Stuffed Tomatoes

Stuffed Tomatoes

  These roasted tomatoes stuffed with cheesy rice, peppers and sausage were as good as they look. I figured I’d make a non-vegetarian dish for once, since it almost looked like I was eating too healthy lately. I had some spicy Italian sausage in the freezer, […]

Breaded Zucchini

Breaded Zucchini

Breaded zucchini. Be sure not to over fry them, or they get all soggy and limp. Ingredients: 2 medium zucchini 1 cup bread crumbs 1 egg oil salt Directions: 1) Slice zucchini into quarter inch slices.  Whisk egg into bowl, dip zucchini slices into egg. Pour […]