Category Archives: Appetizers

Mango Avocado Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche (#foodbloggers4FL)

This Mango Avocado Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche recipe embodies most things I love about traveling to Florida and to the Caribbean. It’s my contribution to #foodbloggers4FL, in our campaign to raise awareness of the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma, and … Continue reading

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Albóndigas (Food Bloggers for Texas)

Albóndigas are Meatballs, Mexican-style! This Albóndigas recipe is my version of this traditional meatball and is brought to you as part of Food Bloggers for Texas, fifty-nine bloggers coming together to support everyone who was affected by Hurricane Harvey by posting … Continue reading

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Shetland Hot Smoked Salmon Pâté and Oatcakes (#FishFridayFoodies)

This Shetland Hot Smoked Salmon Pâté recipe and Oatcakes are this month’s Fish Friday Foodies post. So…It’s the method of smoking the salmon that is hot, as opposed to the cold smoked method, and “oatcakes” aren’t cakes at all…they are crackers. … Continue reading

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Tomato Relish (Canning Week)

A recipe for Tomato Relish for use as a Bruschetta Topping is the third installment for Canning Week! The recipe is simple, the results are wonderful and you will have a stock of topping for Bruschetta to take you through … Continue reading

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Apple Red Pepper Jelly

Canning your own Apple Red Pepper Jelly is simple with this easy recipe. Pepper Jelly atop cream cheese to serve with crackers is a staple of Southern entertaining. This twist on Pepper Jelly uses apple juice/cider as the base and … Continue reading

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Smoked Fish Dip – #CookoutWeek (Smokin Os)

This recipe for Smoked Fish Dip is another great use for Smokin’ O’s (the real wood ring that transforms your gas grill into a smoker)! Also, it’s the last day of #CookoutWeek, so be sure to enter the incredible giveaway! 

Posted in Appetizers, Dips and Spreads, Fish, Fun Food Friday, Grilling, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Picnic Fare, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Snacks | 7 Comments

Fried Onion Dip

This made-from-scratch Fried Onion Dip recipe will probably turn you away from those little tubs in the store, or from that little packet you mix up with sour cream. Try it and see for yourself! 

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Tomato Galette with Buttermilk Flaky Pastry and Dill

This Tomato Galette recipe uses colorful cherry tomatoes (red, yellow, orange, green), dill Havarti cheese, a simple (fifteen minute) homemade tomato jam all atop a buttermilk flaky pastry. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner or even a party appetizer, this gorgeous … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Brunch, Entrée, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Meatless Monday, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Savory Pies | 7 Comments

Prosciutto Stuffed Mushrooms

This simple, flavorful recipe for Prosciutto Stuffed Mushrooms makes a gorgeous party tray, excellent snacks (hot or cold) or a great side dish for grilled meats. Get ready to please the mushroom lover in your life. 

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Scallop Crudo – Fish Friday Foodies

This month’s Fish Friday Foodies theme is “Let’s Go Raw”.  Since Crudo is Italian for “raw”, what could be better? This super-simple Scallop Crudo recipe can be used with any raw fish; it includes zest of orange and lemon, Serrano … Continue reading

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