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Grilled Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Shrimp – the perfect package for an appetizer.  Wrap it in bacon and grill it and you’ve got a real hit on your hands.  The grill adds smokiness to the sweet flavor of the shrimp and the salty crunch of … Continue reading

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Spinach & Artichoke Dip – Low fat!

I love spinach and artichoke dip, but I really want to stay on a healthy eating plan.  I decided to give it a try using as little fat as possible.  What I came up with was pretty darned good too!! … Continue reading

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Fig Tarts – Celebration of Fig Week

The first week of November is National Fig week – a celebration of the nutritious gems!  Packed with vitamin A, potassium and calcium, these sweet flowers, yes flowers, can be used in many ways!  The fig itself is actually the … Continue reading

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Mummy Poppers

It’s time to bring out all those scary foods to celebrate the season of fright.  Here’s a spooky version of jalapeño poppers!

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Open Face Heirloom Tomato Sandwiches

I love this time of year – all the fresh tomatoes.  I have one sunny spot in my yard where we plant them.  But what do you do with so many tomatoes besides share them with your neighbors?  Well here … Continue reading

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Sea Salt and Vinegar Chicken Wings

Salt and Vinegar are a great flavor combination.  Add them to some chicken wings and you have a winning appetizer!

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BBQ Wings

Marinated, fried and coated with sauce, these moist treats make a great appetizer or a meal! 

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Pub Food – Irish Nachos

A little twist on a pub classic – Using potatoes and thyme, this classic appetizer takes on a new life.

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Pub Food – Scotch Egg

Continuing on with the pub food theme, here is one of my absolute favorites – The Scotch Egg.  A hard boiled egg wrapped tight in herbed sausage, then breaded and deep fried.  Served with honey mustard and a beer – … Continue reading

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“Carrot” Eggs

All those Easter eggs!  Looking for a fun NEW way to use those Easter eggs?  How about as It’s easy to make peeled eggs look like little carrots – want to know more?

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