Category Archives: appetizer


You’ve heard about my love for Ezra Pound Cake before – remember that pumpkin soup? Everything I’ve tried from Rebecca’s website has been delish, and these palmiers are no exception. Oh, it’s pronounced “palm-yay” so now you can go ahead … Continue reading

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Sausage & Potato Empanadas

I am an overachiever. If you know me personally, you’ve seen that this trait of mine has its pros and its cons. When it comes to my kitchen activities, it means that I often opt to try new recipes for … Continue reading

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Olive Broils

I’m always on the lookout for appetizer recipes that are quick and easy crowd pleasers. Ann has been making these simple Olive Broils for years and they are always a hit. She has gotten creative and substitutes various ingredients – … Continue reading

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White Wine Steamed Mussels

When Andrew and I go out to dinner, one of our favorite appetizers to order is mussels.  Typically, they’ve been steamed in white wine, then served in some variation of a scampi sauce – white wine, butter, and garlic.  I … Continue reading

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Fabulous Fruit & Cheese Plate

After a morning at the farmer’s market, an afternoon of yardwork, and my mother-in-law in town, dinner was a long way off.  To bridge the gap between light lunch and big dinner, something delicious, simple, and easy to put together … Continue reading

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