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Orzo Caprese In Tomato Cups. When I was a kid “Pasta Salad” was just a requisite side dish at family gatherings that was hastily bought at the grocery store and remained in it’s plastic tub beside other more appetizing offerings while slowly making it’s way to room temperature.

Orzo Caprese In Tomato Cups

I never really understood how macaroni noodles, eggs and mustard where always such an important part of every barbecue I went to. And while these little gatherings were being planned, there was always a mention of it, “Who is going to bring the pasta salad?” Pasta salads have so much variety and take so little time, you don’t ever have to resort to grocery store tub again. Instead of that I offer you this. Ripening Avocados and Cowboy Caviar Bean Salsa Recipe. Will Cook For Smiles: Stuffed Mushrooms. Beet and Goat Cheese Napoleons | Fifteen Spatulas. Joanne Ozug How GORGEOUS are these?

Beet and Goat Cheese Napoleons | Fifteen Spatulas

These beet and goat cheese napoleons look like little colorful cakes! Teaching English by Fran: Greek Independence Day and Greek Easter. No need to tell how important is Greek Culture in my life...

Teaching English by Fran: Greek Independence Day and Greek Easter

Thanks Sophia for sharing your work with me. It was really a pleasure having worked with you. Greek Salad on a StickGreek Salad (χωριάτικη σαλάτα), i.e. the salad of the village is the most common salad eaten in Greece. What are its ingredients? Of course, feta cheese. Mother thyme: Tortilla Pinwheels. Leek, mushroom and Parmesan phyllo pies. Leek, mushroom and parmesan phyllo pies These Leek, mushroom and Parmesan phyllo pies are just a little but decadent but make a fabulous vegetarian snack with a versatile filling that can be used in many ways.

Leek, mushroom and Parmesan phyllo pies

As is the starting point of most of my recipe ideas, these came about as a result of having a large quantity of leeks and mushrooms left over from a TV shoot. Pepperoni Knots from Zestuous. I had a fun time with this recipe.

Pepperoni Knots from Zestuous

I wanted to re-create these amazing pizza rolls that I used to order in Manhattan, Kansas, at a place called Gumby’s pizza. I ordered a basketful and dipped them in ranch dressing. Artichoke and Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms. Artichoke spinach dip meets the stuffed mushroom and the result is divine, absolutely divine!

Artichoke and Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

If you had to narrow down your favorite appetizers, what would they be? Two of my favorite appetizers happen to be stuffed mushrooms and creamy artichoke spinach dip. This week I had a brilliant idea while I was trying to debate which one I should make. What if… what if my two favorite appetizers were to hook up? Would they like each other? Artichoke and feta tarts - DHSP challenge #7 - Junglefrog Cooking. L'Exquisit: Tarta philo de espinacas, queso de cabra y nueces. Esta es una tarta que todo lo que tiene de poco atractiva - se trata que las hojas de philo queden separadas y crujientes - lo tiene de deliciosa, así que os animo a probarla...

L'Exquisit: Tarta philo de espinacas, queso de cabra y nueces

Ingredientes (4-6 personas, molde 26 cm.): 400 grs. hojas de espinacas, lavadas, sin tallo. Recipe Monday.... Cucumber and Feta Rolls. With all of the decadent snacks that I have been testing out lately I know that some of you are wondering: "Are there any lighter options?

Cucumber and Feta Rolls

", and these cucumber feta rolls definitely fit the bill! When I first came across the recipe for these cucumber feta rolls on Good Life Eats I knew that I would have to make them and I have just been itching for the chance! A lot of my favourite Greek flavours are used in the cucumber rolls and they even kind of remind me of deconstructed and reconstructed tzatziki with the cucumbers, lemony Greek yogurt and plenty of fresh herbs. The recipe for these cucumber rolls is super easy and if you have a mandoline to cut the cucmbers thinly then it takes almost no time at all to make them. Buffalo Chicken Bites.

Goat Cheese, Pesto and Sun-Dried Tomato Terrine. I have expressed my love for goat cheese on here before, I seriously can’t get enough of that stuff.

Goat Cheese, Pesto and Sun-Dried Tomato Terrine

It is creamy, tangy, and all around delicious. I have made this particular appetizer twice now, once on Christmas day and then again on New Year’s Day for my parents’ polar bear party. I definitely made an impression on my younger cousin, Nate, because he sampled this appetizer on Christmas day and loved it. Gina Marie's Kitchen. *If visiting from Pinterest, thank you!

Gina Marie's Kitchen

Please make sure to check out the rest of my blog as I have many other great recipes on here. Look for me on Pinterest and Instagram – user name @cook1864 I am also on Facebook* One of my favorite dips to make during football season is this corn dip. I got the recipe a few years ago and it’s become a staple in our house. When someone tries it for the first time, they can’t leave without getting the recipe; it’s that addicting. { Simply Divine} Roasted Grapes with Thyme, Ricotta and Grilled Bread. How many times do you wish you had a creative appetizer that will “wow” your guests? I bet the answer is a resounding YES! While browsing through Pinterest, I can across a fantastic crostini recipe that will most certainly impress.

I have found time after time, the simplest ingredients put together make the best recipes. This Roasted Grape Crostini fulfills that philosophy. Cheesy Quinoa Cakes + Guacamole + Goat Cheese. Sometimes I get worried. The other day I dropped a grape and it rolled under the fridge. It’s in Narnia for all I know. I’m a little worried about it. Brunch Recipe Contest Winner – Monte Cristo Rolls. The winning recipe from our “Brunch” contest is absolutely perfect for entertaining holiday guests this weekend! If you have family coming in from out of town, this simple yet elegant take on a classic recipe is a wonderful addition to your brunch menu. Huge congratulations to our latest winner, Edwina Gadsby, for her “Monte Cristo Rolls.” The classic sandwich takes on a new twist by using frozen puff pastry sheets. Asparagus Rolls. Sweet Berry Bruschetta {Sugar Rush Reinvented: #3} Ok, I know I promised savory appetizers this Sugar Rush season, but I’m fudging a little with this recipe because it is just too pretty and elegant not to share.

A major, unorthodox twist on bruschetta, I’ve had this sweet version swirling around my head for a while before deciding to give it a go. These cinnamon and sugar toasted slices of chewy baguette, topped with a delightful, creamy concoction enhanced with fresh lemon zest and finished off with juicy, sweet berries are a fabulous addition to any entertaining table. As for us? No entertaining necessary, my kids, husband and I, ate these up in a flash after dinner one night and the kids enjoyed the leftovers as semi-healthful snacks for a few days (even though the toasted bread wasn’t so toasty for leftovers – as if my four little heathens cared!). More on Pizza Stuffing.

The I ♥ Trader Joe's Around the World Cookbook: Htipiti.