Category: Hors D’oeuvres

Herb Stuffed Grilled Tomatoes

Herb Stuffed Grilled Tomatoes

Nothing says summer like a fresh, garden tomato.  The only problem is (and its a good problem) that all those darn tomatoes come at once.  I am constantly in search of ways to use my tomatoes.  Well, I have to thank my mother for this […]

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Trizza, an easy Italian appetizer that goes great with wine.

Trizza – Easy Italian Appetizer

Who doesn’t like a good appetizer?  Sometimes, you just have to pull a recipe together with what you have.  These can be some of the best creations.  That is how we created “Trizza”.   The name is actually a combination of Triscuit and Pizza.  We didn’t have […]

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Easy Appetizer – Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates

Easy Appetizer – Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates

Special thanks to my good friend Dino, who introduced me to this wonderful, easy appetizer.  This tasty snack can be whipped up in minutes.  The combination of the date, goat cheese, and the almonds is so simple, but yet elegant .  This lovely treat pairs very nice […]

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Quick Pico De Gallo

Quick Pico De Gallo

There is nothing like some garden fresh pico de gallo or garden salsa.  The problem is this is very hard to come by unless it is summer and the garden is in full bloom.  This quick and easy pico recipe can be whipped up in minutes and […]

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Is there anything better than a homemade meatball?

The Best Italian Meatballs

This family Italian meatball recipe comes compliments of my Great-Aunt Elvira.  My Aunt taught me how to cook many Italian recipes.  I can remember asking her to help me learn to cook when I was in college.  Believe it or not, the cafeteria food was […]

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