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  Flatbreads are perfect appetizers or if you are just looking for a small bite. Holidays are around the corner and you’ll have friends and family stopping by…Flatbreads are quick & easy to make. This Potato and Caramelized Onion Flatbread is easy to make and can be a great “base” for any other ingredients you […]

  Since I was a kid..any Holiday meant Stuffed Artichokes on the table  🙂 They can be a bit time consuming to make…but so worth it!! I always make a few extra..which never make it to the table…to enjoy the next day!! I’ve tweaked my Mom’s recipe over the years…and I like to bake them […]

Great for Meatless Monday or as an appetizer. You can always add Chicken too! Ingredients: 2 Flatbread …Naan or Prepared Pizza Crusts 4 0z. Shredded Mozzarella or Cheese Blend 1 tsp. Greek Vinaigrette 1/2 cup Feta…crumbled 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese…grated 1/2 cup pitted Kalamata Olives…sliced 1- 6 oz. jar marinated Artichoke Hearts..drained..chopped 1/3 cup Scallions…thinly […]

Need a scrumptious Dip idea? Here you go…warm & yummy!! 🙂 Ingredients: 1 -15 oz. can Refried Beans 2 tbsp. Hot Sauce Olive Oil… for drizzling 4 Scallions… cut into 1 inch pieces 1 -16-18 ounce jar Green Chili or Tomatillo Salsa 2 tbsp. chopped Cilantro 1 -15-ounce can Black Beans 2 tsp. ground Cumin 1 -16-18 […]

These meatballs are baked rather than fried 🙂 I made them with ground Beef…ground Bison is what the recipe calls for….either is yummy!! Ingredients: 1 cup  Sour Cream 3/4 cup  Panko Breadcrumbs 1 large Egg 3 Carrots 3 stalks Celery plus 1 tbsp. chopped Celery Leaves 1 lb. ground Bison or Beef 4 Scallions… finely chopped 1 […]

Looking for an simple crowd size appetizer recipe? Pull out your Crock Pot and give these a try… Ingredients: 1 cup Soy Sauce 1 cup Honey 1/4 – 1/3 cup Sriracha 4 lbs. Chicken Wings/Drumsticks 3 tbsp. Cilantro…coarsely chopped for garnish. Directions:

Here’s a scrumptious and delicious way to enjoy Lentils… Even healthier because they’re baked not fried 😉 Serve with Pesto..Marinara…or your favorite sauce. Ingredients: 2 cups Lentils 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp. Olive Oil 1 large Onion… chopped 2 Carrots…chopped 2 Celery Stalks… chopped 1  clove Garlic…  minced 1 tbsp. fresh Thyme…chopped 2 tsp. Salt […]

Flatbreads are a great appetizer idea! Ingredients: 4 thick strips Bacon… thinly sliced 1 large white Onion… thinly sliced 6 Scallions… thinly sliced 1 tsp. Capers 1/2 cup fresh Parsley Grated Zest of 1/2 Lemon 1/4 cup Olive Oil 1/3 cup Crème Fraiche or Sour Cream Pinch of Sugar Kosher Salt and ground White Pepper 1 lb. […]

Everything’s better with Bacon! 😉 These Bacon wrapped Dates are amazingly delicious!! Ingredients: 24 Dates…pitted 24 Bacon strips….thinly sliced 1/4 lb. block Parmigiano Reggiano…sliced to fit into Dates Directions:

Bruschetta is a fabulous bite of deliciousness! 🙂 Add fresh Mozzarella and watch it disappear!  So easy to make & oh so delicious!! Ingredients: 1 (12 to 16-inch) Sourdough Baguette or Italian Bread 2 cloves Garlic… halved plus 1 tbsp. minced garlic 5 tbsp. extra-virgin Olive Oil 1/4 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano…plus more for garnish Fresh Mozzarella…sliced…optional 2 cups Roma […]