Day: December 16, 2010

PROSCIUTTO, MANCHEGO AND TAPAS ANTIPASTO SALAD

This is a great antipasto salad that along with a cup of soup, makes a fantastic lunch. You can pick up most of the components at a good gourmet grocery store. Antipasto literally means, “before the meal”, but this offering is the meal! 18 slices prosciutto, I suggest a good quality brand such as Prosciutto …

STUFFED MINI-PEPPERS with GOAT CHEESE

INGREDIENTS: 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts 2/3 cup goat cheese, room temperature 2 teaspoons dried cranberries, chopped 2 tablespoons green onions, thinly sliced 1 pint mini sweet bell peppers DIRECTIONS: Bring goat cheese to room temperature.  Finely chop cranberries and walnuts; slice green onions.  Stir all three ingredients into cheese until well blended.  Cut peppers in …

HOT CRAB DIP

2 C grated pepper jack cheese 1/4 C softened cream cheese 1/3 C sour cream 1/2 C Durkee’s mayonnaise 1/2 C red bell pepper, finely chopped 1/2 C green onions, minced 2 T chopped fresh parsley 1 T fresh lemon juice Zest of 1/2 lemon 1 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp ground pepper 1 large …