Red Wine Mushrooms Recipe

Posted on Nov 25, 2011 in Appetizers | 0 comments

Red Wine Mushrooms Recipe

A full-bodied autumn appetizer that's easy to prepare, these mushrooms are delicious on their own, or serve with crusty bread to dip in the juice.

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Creamy Hummus

Posted on Nov 1, 2011 in Appetizers | 1 comment

Creamy Hummus

Hummus is a healthy appetizer, especially when served with vegetables such as Belgian endive, lightly steamed fresh string beans, and lightly steamed asparagus or some of the usual veggies--celery, carrots, etc. But it also goes well with pita bread or almost any type of crackers.

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Caramelized Onions Recipe

Posted on Oct 25, 2011 in Appetizers, Vegetables, Vegetarian | 1 comment

Caramelized Onions Recipe

I'm continually amazed how the Italians can take an ordinary food, like an onion, and give it such a fantastic flavor. When onions are cooked this way, they are sweet and browned--just right on a piece of grilled bread as an appetizer, on top of pizza, tossed into fresh pasta or tucked in a "panino" (sandwich).

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Spinach Balls Recipe

Posted on Oct 20, 2011 in Appetizers | 0 comments

Spinach Balls Recipe

I love the convenience of an appetizer that doesn't have to be heated at the last minute. Plus, these are nutritious and delicious!

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How to Rehydrate Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Posted on Oct 18, 2011 in Appetizers | 0 comments

How to Rehydrate Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Sun-Dried Tomatoes are just that--tomatoes that have been dried in the sun (or in a dehydrator) to remove most of the water content. The flavor is very intense so you don't need a lot to give real a burst of flavor to your dish.

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Salsa Recipe

Posted on Oct 18, 2011 in Appetizers, Sauces & Condiments | 0 comments

Salsa Recipe

This is a quick and easy salsa to use for tacos, or just for dipping. The recipe is extremely flexible...consider adding other ingredients such as corn, bell peppers, beans...

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