Category Archives: Appetizers

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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Elephant Toes – Baked Elephant Garlic

I love elephant garlic. It’s flavor is mild, but rich and it goes great in just about any savory dish. But elephant garlic isn’t really garlic at all. Elephant garlic is part of the wild leek family. Although not an … Continue reading

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Bologna and Pickle Spread – Throw Back Thursday!

I remember when I was a kid, my mom would buy a chub of bologna and run it through the meat grinder with some pickles – nothing else. We would use it as a sandwich spread or mix in some … Continue reading

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