Category Archives: Appetizers

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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Spicy Edamame in the Pod

I’m always looking for a healthy snack that satisfies my need for spice. I’ve had edamame in the pods before, but only steamed and sometimes lightly salted. So I had this idea… Let the pods sit in a spicy Asian … Continue reading

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Throw Back Thursday! Rumaki

It’s throw back Thursday – the day we bring you recipes from the past. Here’s one that hit it’s peak in the 1950s and 60s and then quietly faded off into the sunset. Rumaki. But where did it come from? … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Smoked Gouda Pinwheels

My husband bought a huge bag of mushrooms that were marked at $.99. They were just a little past their prime, but in good condition. I sautéed most of them and put them in the freezer, but I saved out … Continue reading

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