Category Archives: Appetizers

Sweet & Sour Ham Balls – a Great Make-Ahead Appetizer for Your New Year’s Celebration

Make a batch of these irresistible ham balls ahead of time for your next party or gathering. Perfect little mouthfuls of tangy-sweetness that will be gobbled up with gusto. The sun is turning the snow into a field of sparkling … Continue reading

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Zippy Potato Puffs – Cheesy Little Potato Appetizers

These cheesy little potato appetizers are sure to please at your next gathering. A slice of pickled jalapeño adds a spicy kick to the baked potato base, and it’s all topped by a creamy parmesan cap. Oh. My. Goodness. It’s … Continue reading

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Okay, so Now I’ve Eaten Grasshoppers

Crispy, salty, toasted grasshoppers actually add a nice crunch to a cheesy quesadilla. (Never though I’d say that!) Yup, and they were actually quite tasty. When my friend Christine said she and her husband Gilbert had brought some grasshoppers back from Mexico and … Continue reading

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Easy Baked Caponata – a Sicilian Treasure

Caponata, a Sicilian eggplant and vegetable dish that’s a bit sweet, a bit tangy, and full of rich flavour, makes the best appetizer. A bowl of this in your fridge is like a stash of gourmet gold. When we were … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Sausage Rolls with Tzatziki Dipping Sauce

Gluten free sausage rolls that are crispy, crunchy outside and savoury, meaty inside?     You bet! (And the best part is they’re baked, not fried, plus they’re a cinch to roll up.) Serve them with cooling tzatziki dip for … Continue reading

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