Category: Appetizer

Irish Pride Tea Sandwiches

Irish Pride Tea Sandwiches

These flags are made for eating, not waving! Looking for a St. Patrick’s Day Appetizer? Celebrate with these adorable & delicious Irish Pride Tea Sandwiches. The first time I served them, people were afraid to mess up my plating and they said they were too…

Wild Mushroom Phyllo Triangles

Wild Mushroom Phyllo Triangles

These delicious, bite size, crispy, wild mushroom phyllo triangles are a favorite party appetizer at my house. They get devoured before I can place the platter on the table.  Although they take some practice to fold, with a little time and patience you’ll be a…

Thai Chicken Satay with Peanut Chili Sauce

Thai Chicken Satay with Peanut Chili Sauce

How Popular is Chicken Satay? Hold onto your hat because it is way more popular than I had expected. It was listed at 14th on the World’s 50 Best Foods List compiled by CNN through a Facebook poll of over 35,000 votes in September of…

Spicy Creole Rémoulade

Spicy Creole Rémoulade

This delicious Spicy Creole Rémoulade goes great with our Lion’s Mane “Faux” Crab Cakes as well as many other foods such as fried calamari, fish — think grown up fish sticks, or even french fries. It’s basically a condiment, so put in on anything you want.…

Lion’s Mane Crab Cakes

Lion’s Mane Crab Cakes

How Can You Make a Crab Cake without Crab? If you don’t know about this mushroom, the Lion’s Mane Mushroom (Hericium Erinaceus),  is a choice edible mushroom, it has major health benefits, and has a similar taste and texture as crab meat. This is why it makes a wonderful…

Five Spice Grilled Chicken Wings

Five Spice Grilled Chicken Wings

No Need to Be an Expert at the Grill These Five Spice Grilled Chicken Wings are really easy to make, and will become your new favorite. If you’ve never had Chinese Five Spice Seasoning, you are missing out. I had no idea, but now I’m…

Rustic Chanterelle & Gruyere Tart

Rustic Chanterelle & Gruyere Tart

  This Delicious Tart Has is All This beautiful chanterelle tart will wow your guests with its rustic, yet elegant charm and its earthy flavors. I love the ruffled edges of the phyllo dough, which are so easy to make. Chanterelles are slightly fruity, with…

Light & Healthy Curry Chicken Salad

Light & Healthy Curry Chicken Salad

This Light & Healthy Curry Chicken Salad is Always a Party Favorite  Many years ago a friend brought her homemade Curry Chicken Salad to my house when we had a party. I fell in love. I asked her for the recipe and she said she…

The Best Homemade Smoked Salmon Dip

The Best Homemade Smoked Salmon Dip

What Makes this the Best Homemade Smoked Salmon Dip?  Well, for starters… it won’t fall off your darn cracker!  I know that sounds like a silly thing to say, but before I made this dip, we used to serve my husband’s homemade smoked salmon with…

No Flip Chicken Quesadillas

No Flip Chicken Quesadillas

No flip, no mess, no stress Hey, thanks for stopping by. There are probably 40,000 chicken quesadilla recipes out there, so I have no idea how you landed here, but I’m glad that you did and I really think you’re gonna love this recipe.  I…

Super Cute Turkey Cheese Ball

Super Cute Turkey Cheese Ball

. Is it Too Cute to Eat? No. It is not too cute to eat. It’s too delicious to go to waste. Pepé and I always have to be the first to dig in and put some of this yummy turkey cheese ball on a…

Best Homemade Guacamole

Best Homemade Guacamole

Please Stop Putting the pit in the Bowl! I’m sorry if this offends those of you who still insist on putting the avocado pit in the bowl. You all declare that it keeps it from turning brown. It absolutely does not. The only part it…

Fresh Basil Pesto

Fresh Basil Pesto

Fresh Basil Pesto Pesto… It’s Pesto! I couldn’t help but take a picture of Pepé next to these basil plants. I was showing a friend how big the plants have grown. He laughed and said, “It looks like Pepé’s tree house.” I think Pepé would…


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