Category: Appetizer

I Love Writing to You, But I Have a Request

I do. I really enjoy the process of putting my thoughts on paper. It helps me get organized (because often I experience rambling, stream-of-conscious thoughts, sort of ADD and …oh, look at that squirrel outside!) (Joke.) Seriously, I do enjoy

Posted in Appetizer, Guest, Inspiration, Motivation

Smoked Salmon, Cucumber and Yogurt Bites

Smoked Salmon Cucumber and Yogurt BitesMakes approximately 30-40 1 loaf cocktail rye bread (2″ square slices)1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt (non-fat, if you want, which is what I had on hand)1 -2 cucumbers, peeled and sliced into thin wheelsSmoked salmon

Posted in Appetizer, Cucumber, Easy, Salmon, Yogurt

Roasted Eggplant and Feta Dip

Roasted Eggplant and Feta DipServes: 24 (2 tablespoon serving) Eggplants (enough to equal about 1 pound)3 tablespoons olive oil2 tablespoons lemon juice1/4 cup onion, finely minced1 jalapeno chili, seeded, finely minced1/4 cup red bell pepper, finely minced1/4 cup feta cheese

Posted in Appetizer, eggplant, Feta, Grilled, Side DIsh

Bacon and Cheddar Stuffed Mushrooms

Bacon and Cheddar Stuffed MushroomsMakes 24 Mushrooms 24 large button mushrooms2 slices bread, torn3 tablespoons bacon bits (or 2 slices bacon, crumbled)1 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese Remove stems from cleaned mushrooms. Finely mince the stems. Preheat oven to 375F.

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