Category Archives: Appetizers

Gazpacho – a Cool Soup for a Hot Day

Cool and refreshing, a bowl of chunky gazpacho loaded with fresh veggies is the perfect light meal or starter on a hot summer day. (Plus, it’s an easy make-ahead.) On these hot days I often don’t feel like cooking – … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Sweet Potato Nachos

Load up a plateful of spiced Sweet Potato Nachos with all your favourite toppings for a healthy version of that popular southwest treat. Cooking With Meredith Oozing melted cheese, dollops of zesty salsa, olives, bacon, diced avocados, chicken – who … Continue reading

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Sweet ‘n Spicy Moose Wings – Because Why Should Buffalo get all the Glory?

Spicy chicken wings in a bold Sriracha sauce with sweet apricot jam and zippy mustard. We’ve had a curious, marauding moose visit our yard several times this winter. He likes to wander around and nibble on whatever tender branch tips … Continue reading

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Lentil Taco Tartlets

A lentil crust and zippy filling make these southwest taco tartlets do a salsa dance in your mouth! Whenever the temperatures start plummeting and it feels like we are so deeply buried in winter that spring will never come, I … Continue reading

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Li’l Honey Lemon Fingerling Potatoes – Side Dish or Appetizer – Bet Ya Can’t Eat Just One!

Don’t you just love it when the underdog gets his moment of glory and steals the show? . . . when David beats Goliath, when Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree becomes the stunning centerpiece, . . . when the usually relegated-to-the-side-dish, … Continue reading

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