Appetizers

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smoke trout guacamole

Smoked Trout Guacamole

What a flavor combination. “19 things going on in my mouth” according to Guy Fieri. The flavors alternate from bacon fat to smokey fish to lime then to the heat. Its an unbeatable flavor spread. Served with cumin infused corn tortilla chips, its easy to make and delicious too.

red lentil dahl

Red Lentil Dhal Soup

  A beautiful red lentil dhal flavored with a spicy tomato masala. This is my chicken soup when I’m feeling under the weather, my staple when I don’t know what else to cook, my cuddle blanket when I’m feeling sorry for myself and my tonic when I’ve indulged a little […]

grilled peaches

Grilled Peaches

  Whether you grill and eat these as a desert, with Ice Cream or serve it with your BBQ meat, this is a refreshing and healthy side dish that everyone will enjoy. Its simple to make and can be made as shown or with your favorite BBQ sauce.

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Grilled Artichokes with Garlic Butter

  Raise your hand if you’re intimidated by this spiny, curious vegetable. You obviously haven’t grilled them yet! Follow along as Chef Jason shows you his technique for preparing and grilling them with ease. The result? Smoky, tender artichokes cooked to perfection in garlic-herb butter.

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Baked Zucchini Fries

  These baked zucchini fries are ultra cheesy and flavorful with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and an Italian spice blend. They’re also gluten-free, low-carb and keto-friendly for a delicious, healthy snack recipe.

falafel appetizer

Pistachio Falafel

  This Pistachio Falafel Recipe is so satisfying and a fun twist on a traditional food. It can be baked, lightly fried or deep fried. These chickpea patties are loaded with fresh herb flavor and a perfect complement to salads, wraps, and more. Serve with a minty yogurt-tahini sauce for […]

garlic zucchini

Spanish Garlic Zucchini

  This Spanish Garlic Zucchini, known in Spain as Calabacin al Ajillo, is possibly one of the greatest zucchini dishes ever. It´s packed with flavor, easy to make and the zucchini has the most incredible texture.

springrolls

Spring Rolls

  Spring rolls or summer rolls are a Vietnamese delicacy known as “gỏi cuốn”. Depending on region, salad rolls were made differently. Some vegetarian families make vegetarian spring rolls rather than meat spring rolls. However, the typical ingredients include slivers of cooked pork (most often cha pork sausages), shrimp, sometimes […]

bubble and squeak

Bubble and Squeak

  Bubble and squeak is a British dish made from cooked potatoes and cabbage, mixed together and fried. The food writer Howard Hillman classes it as one of the “great peasant dishes of the world”. The dish has been known since at least the 18th century, and in its early […]

devils on horseback

Devils on Horseback

  Devils on Horseback are a less genteel spin-off of a British hors d’oeuvre called Angels on Horseback (oysters wrapped in bacon), both of which are cousins of the better-known Pigs in a Blanket. This is a very easy recipe to make.

shrimp scampi

10 Minute Shrimp Scampi

  Scampi are tiny, lobster-like crustaceans with pale pink shells (also called langoustines). Italian cooks in the United States swapped shrimp for scampi, but kept both names. Thus the dish was born, along with inevitable variations. This classic recipe makes a simple garlic, white wine and butter sauce that goes […]

chicken satay

Chicken Satay with Peanut Chili Sauce

Marinated Thai chicken satay skewers – tender and juicy, with a lightly charred finish – served with a spicy peanut sauce. Even with a bit of marinating time it's super quick and easy! The satay peanut sauce has a few special additions for a spicy creamy finish you'll love!

stuffed plantain cups

Stuffed Plantain Cups

Stuffed plantain cups are delicious and cute little cups made out of fried green plantains and are filled with your favorite meat, fish, or vegetables. These easy to prep and are such a fun and delicious appetizer to serve at your next event. Choose any meat, fish, or vegetable. I […]

Twice Baked Lobster Stuffed Potatoes

Twice-Baked Lobster Stuffed Potatoes

  Chef Marc Murphy shares his ingenious way to elevate stuffed potatoes in his cookbook, Season with Authority. Marc recommends getting a female lobster: “You’ll need the roe for this dish, but if for some reason, you get male lobsters, just proceed with the recipe as is, minus the lobster […]

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Salmon Crostini from Failed Sourdough

Here is a way to salvage that dense loaf of sourdough you made. We’ve all had our failures making sourdough that just was too dense to eat. Here is a way to use that dense loaf whether for appetizers or as a cracker for soup, these turn out great so […]

Corn Fritters

Southern Corn Fritters

Whether you serve these as an appetizer or along with your meal, these old-time Southern Corn Fritters are sure to bring a smile to your face. The batter has 7 ingredients including corn muffin mix which makes these quick and easy to whip up.

Salmon Appetizer

Poached Eggs with Parmesan and Smoked Salmon Toasts

Dipping a crispy toast finger (the French call it a mouillette) in a soft egg yolk has to be one of life’s great pleasures. “When I was a kid, I loved it,” says Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Evidently, he’s still fond of it because he has created an adult version that’s elegant […]

Charred Shishito Peppers Recipe

Blistered Shishito Peppers

  Sweet and Smoky Japanese Blistered Shishito Peppers make a great low carb keto appetizer. Happy Hour just got better! Whether you are watching your calories, following a low carb or keto way of life, paleo, vegetarian, vegan, Weight Watchers, this Blistered Shishito Peppers recipe is for you.