Category: Appetizers & Snacks

Heirloom Tomatoes: A Guide to Growing and Cooking

These colorful and flavorful fruits have been passed down through generations of farmers and gardeners, and each variety has its own unique taste and texture. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting out, growing heirloom tomatoes is a fun and rewarding experience. Not only are they beautiful to look at, but they also add …

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Indo Jamaican Patties

A spicy blend of mushrooms and beef are packed inside a flaky pastry, making these appetizers hard to resist. The recipe is by Carol Nelson Brown of theyumyumfactor.blogspot.ca. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 35 mins. Indo Jamaican Patties Ingredients: Patties • 2 sheets of puff pastry, thawed but still cold • 1 egg beaten with a …

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Crispy Carrot Harissa Dumplings with Green Schug Pesto

Schug is a Middle Eastern hot sauce that originated in Yemen. It can be either red or green, depending on the color of hot chili peppers used. Adding toasted almonds to jalapeño-based schug makes for a flavorful pesto. Serve with crispy Asian-style dumplings for a delicious meal that’s sure to impress. “The great thing about …

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Classic Poutine Recipe

Are you a fan of poutine? If you are, then you’re in for a treat! In this recipe, you’ll discover the secrets behind creating the perfect cheesy, gravy-soaked fries that will have your friends and family coming back for seconds. Whether you’re a poutine aficionado or new to this Canadian culinary delight, this guide will …

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Baked Feta with Spicy Thyme Mushrooms by The Gouda Life

This appetizer is impossible to keep your fork out of and a breeze to whip together on a whim. Baked Feta with Spicy Thyme Mushrooms by The Gouda Life serves 4-6 as an appetizer 1 1/2 cups spicy mushrooms, recipe to follow1 8-10oz block of feta2 tbsp scallions or chives, sliced thin or minced2 tsp …

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Chicken Shish Taouk Recipe

Sampling global fare, whether on a trip or at your very own dinner table, teaches children about other cultures and traditions. Fortunately, you won’t need a passport to take a trip to the Middle East with this chicken shish taouk recipe, served on a flat bread with garlic and lemon mayo. This classic Lebanese recipe …

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Pear & Basil Marinated Brie

Impress your guests with a flavourful, triple cream brie Room-temperature, triple cream brie is always a winner when entertaining. So why not elevate it to fabulous with this recipe from President’s Choice: Pear & Basil Marinated Brie Prep time: 10 minutes Stand time: 4 hours Ingredients 2 tbsp (25 ml) Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 2 tbsp …

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Daring Pairings: Matching Food and Wine for the Perfect Valentine’s Day Meal

There’s always a certain amount of trepidation at the thought of cooking Valentine’s Day dinner. Whether it’s an intimate meal for two or you’re cooking for a dozen of your closest friends, do you go out on a culinary limb and serve something impressively daring, or do you play it safe with a tried and …

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Gorgonzola Spinach Artichoke Dip

Indulge your taste buds with a twist on a classic favorite – the irresistible Gorgonzola Spinach Artichoke Dip. This appetizer combines the rich and creamy flavors of gorgonzola cheese with the earthy notes of spinach and the tangy bite of artichokes. Bursting with savory goodness, this dip is guaranteed to be a hit at any …

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Indulge in the Creamiest Crab Dip Recipe: A Perfect Party Appetizer

Looking for the ultimate party appetizer that will have your guests begging for the recipe? Look no further than our incredibly creamy crab dip! Packed with mouthwatering flavors and a perfect blend of ingredients, this recipe is guaranteed to be the star of any gathering. Indulge in the rich and decadent taste of crab, combined …

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