Tag: appetizers

Herb & Gruyere Gougères: Perfectly Cheesy Puffs for Holiday Appetizers

Herb & Gruyere Gougères: Perfectly Cheesy Puffs for Holiday Appetizers

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Even though these feel fancy and special, they are very quick to make and pop into the oven at a moment’s notice. They are great alongside just about anything: soup, salad, bubbly, or on their own.

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Roasted Brussels Sprout Chips with Lemon and Parmigiano

Roasted Brussels Sprout Chips with Lemon and Parmigiano

| December 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

Crispy Brussels Sprout Chips, inspired by Marlowe’s signature dish. Salty, crispy, flavorful, and best of all, a healthy dose of vegetables during this cookie-laden season.

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Bridal Shower Menu & Pineapple-Mango Salsa

Bridal Shower Menu & Pineapple-Mango Salsa

| September 8, 2010 | 1 Comment

This is easy recipe for fancy-pants salsa is a keeper. Pretty, colorful, and full of bright flavors. Delicious on its own, over salmon, or with quesadillas.

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Party Perfect Walnut Date Cups

Party Perfect Walnut Date Cups

| December 16, 2009 | 1 Comment

These fancy little walnut date cups are the perfect savory-sweet treat for a special holiday brunch or cocktail party. It’s a prettier take on one of my favorite easy appetizers, a nut and blue cheese-stuffed date wrapped in bacon and broiled until crispy and caramelized.

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Fig, Meet Pig

Fig, Meet Pig

| September 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

Figs are sexy. Why? Is it their smooth, barely downy skin, so much like a soft cheek? Is it their plump, curvy shape, swerving out and in like a hip or breast you can surreptitiously palm right there in the produce aisle? Is it the drop of nectar that drips from the flower end at the moment of perfect readiness? Unlike the other fruit of our late summer, the plums and peaches, the raspberries and early apples, figs are all seedy lushness. There is no sweet-tangy snap, no whiplash between sugar and acid. Instead, figs are fleshy, breaking apart easily against the tongue, an odalisque who needs no convincing to roll back and give in.

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Mushroom 500 Flatbread

Mushroom 500 Flatbread

| April 28, 2009 | 2 Comments

Inspired by Coco500′s Truffled Mushroom Flatbread, this DIY version is a satisfying recreation with earthy, robust mushrooms and salty parmigiano.

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Best Supporting Meal

Best Supporting Meal

| February 23, 2008 | 1 Comment

Hors d’oeuvres. Tapas. Appetizers. Small plates. There are many names and countries of origin for those little bites of deliciousness. From canapés and dips to dumplings and kabobs, the small plate is varied and versatile. Although appetizers were once used primarily to sate guests until the main course arrived, they have more recently achieved a […]

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