appetizer/starter/hors d'oeuvre

  1. karadekoolaid

    Recipe Roasted Garlic Cheesecake

    Ingredients: 165 - 170 gms (1 1/2 cups) Ritz crackers, or saltines 50 gms ( 5 Tbsps) melted butter 450 gms (1 lb) cream cheese, at room temperature 2 eggs 6-8 cloves roasted garlic A pinch of salt 1 tsp green peppercorns, crushed 1/2 tsp sugar 1 tsp mixed herbs ( I used herbes de Provence...
  2. JAS_OH1

    Recipe Smoked salmon and cream cheese spread bagel bites

    This is a regular feature at my house and DH really loves them! We have always adored bagels in my house, and for years I would put cream cheese, smoked salmon, capers, and shallot (or red onion) on a toasted bagel, only to have the capers roll off or the diced shallots spill out on the plate...
  3. TastyReuben

    Recipe Savory Swiss Cheesecake

    Savory Swiss Cheesecake Makes 1 9-inch cheesecake (about two dozen servings) Ingredients 1-1/2 cups crushed Ritz crackers (about 36 crackers) 3 TB butter, melted 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream 1 TB oil from sun-dried tomatoes 3 large eggs, room...
  4. karadekoolaid

    Recipe Cucumber Jelly

    Ingredients 250 gms cucumber 50 mls rice wine vinegar 50 gms sugar 2 tsps powdered gelatin Method Warm the vinegar and dissolve the powdered gelatin in it. Chop the cucumber roughly and then place all the ingredients in a blender/food processor. Pulse until liquidised. Sieve the resulting...
  5. JAS_OH1

    Recipe Lamb sausage pita bites

    I used the lamb sausage I made Sunday night into a nifty, super-easy appetizer. It's a spin on Greek gyros, using pita bread, feta cheese, homemade tzatziki (with dill, garlic, cucumber, sea salt, lemon juice, olive oil, parsley, and Greek yogurt), roasted roma tomato slivers, and of course the...
  6. kaneohegirlinaz

    Recipe Mini Cheeseballs

    Mrs. Next Door Neighbor has been hosting BYOB Cocktail Hour Parties on her rather large front patio. I’ve been trying to take over Finger Foods. Here’s an idea: Basic Mini Cheese Balls Ingredients: 8 oz. Cream Cheese, room temperature 2 Tbsp. Butter, room temperature 2 tsp. Lemon Juice dash...
  7. Lox Nori Rolls

    Lox Nori Rolls

    Lox Nori Rolls
  8. JAS_OH1

    Recipe Baked Cheddar Olive Balls

    These tasty baked cheddar cheese and olive balls are delicious and the recipe is quick and easy! This recipe is courtesy of my mother-in-law, with a little tweak from me with the addition of grated parmesan cheese. I have no idea where she got it and she doesn't remember, but she has been...
  9. Timenspace

    Recipe Cebolla Quinoa Filling Appetizers

    Ingredients: black quinoa (about 100 g) onion ( 1 medium or half a large, if you like, you could use a whole large onion) garlic (2 cloves) bay leave (1) sultanas (handful, 70 g) salt (to taste) brown sugar (1 teaspoon) ground coriander (1 teaspoon) butter (70 g) lemon (to squeeze some juice...
  10. Nachos and Cheese

    Nachos and Cheese

    Nachos and Cheese
  11. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Bacon-Wrapped Apple Slices with Sesame Seeds

    Serves 4, Preparation 10 mins, Cooking 15 mins Apples, 2 Bacon rashers/strips, to taste Sesame seeds, to taste Fresh Rosemary, 1 sprig Black Pepper, a pinch EVOO – Extra Virgin Oilve Oil, a drizzle Method Toast the sesame seeds for a few minutes in a saucepan without adding oil or other...
  12. ScandiBrit

    Homemade Sour Dough Starter

    Hi After a few goes, it always goes smelly!!!! Basic concept I use is flour and water, overnighting in warm airing or heater cupboard. I add a bit of flour + water every morning and then it stops bubbling. I have managed up to about 2 days of bubbling so far before death do us part. Any help...
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    Basic Bruschetta.jpeg

  14. Lime Sombreros

    Lime Sombreros

    Lime Sombreros
  15. flyinglentris

    Recipe Spicy Fruit Paste Verrine

    Spicy Fruit Paste Verrine: NOTE: A Verrine is a three layer Appetizer which incorporates a specific gustatory experience sequence of layers, an acidic layer preparing salivation, a main flavor layer and finally a finishing layer to give a pleasant coating at the beginning of the Verrine...
  16. JAS_OH1

    Recipe Turmeric and Tarragon Seasoned Deviled Eggs

    Turmeric and Tarragon Seasoned Deviled Eggs My husband likes his boiled eggs soft-to-medium boiled. He eats a couple a day as an afternoon snack, so I make them in batches of 6 eggs at a time every few days. About 1 out of 7 times I overcook them, LOL. Today was one of those days. I ate...
  17. Burt Blank

    Recipe Sourdough Mother (starter.)

    Mrs B wanted wanted to make sourdough bread. This is the method she selected from YouTube. In early 2019 she made the mother, when we left she bequeathed to her friend and Blobby is still alive. This guy is an excellent teacher. NB for the Brits don't use British commercial bread flour when...
  18. Mountain Cat

    Recipe Lamb Kidney Puff Pastries

    Puff Pastries stuffed with kidney and onion. Kidneys are very healthy organs, if obtained from pastured animals. They are high in Vitamin A (benefits for vision), as well as in iron, and also in most of the B vitamins. It is possible to overdose on Vitamin A, but for most people eating...
  19. Mountain Cat

    Recipe Greek-Style Puff Pastry Scallop Appetizers plus a Mini-Pie

    A couple important things – not to overcook the scallops OR to undercook the puff pastry. Striking the balance meant watching the oven often. There was more of a concern making the mini-pie than the mini-muffins – because in the latter case you do want to make sure that the scallops and...
  20. C

    Recipe Caprese appetizers

    Ingredients: cherry tomatoes fresh basil leaves fresh mozzarella balls good EVOO balsamic vinegar fresh cracked pepper toothpicks Simply skewer a tomato, a folded basil leaf, and a mozzarella ball on a toothpick. When assembles, drizzle with EVOO and balsamic vinegar, and grind some black...
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