Category Archives: Appetizers

Grilled Shrimp with Mango Salsa

It’s been a long winter!! Spring is finally starting to win out and the weather is getting better. It’s time to get those grills ready and fire them up! The fresh mango salsa is refreshing and spicy and totally enhances … Continue reading

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Ceviche – What is it?

What exactly is ceviche? Ceviche (also cebiche or seviche) is fish “cooked” in citrus (typically lemon or lime), then mixed with vegetables and aromatics and eaten like a salsa. I always thought it was a Mexican dish. We used to … Continue reading

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Dried Sugared Orange Slices

I’ve seen dried orange slices in the craft store, but I never thought of them as a snack (Please don’t eat the ones from the craft store). At one of our visits to Trader Joe’s (yes, we shop there often), … Continue reading

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Holiday Cheese Balls – Throw Back Thursday

The holidays are here! If you’re planning on having a holiday party with  appetizers, these cheese balls are easy and delicious! The first cheese ball is recorded to have been created in the 1800s – and it was a big … Continue reading

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Classic Cheese Fondue – Throw Back Thursday

It’s another vintage recipe! Who remembers fondue parties? Back in the 1970s they were really popular! But fondue dates back farther than 18th century. Swiss families used the last bits of cheese and wine with stale bread and had a … Continue reading

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