BACON WRAPPED DATES

The perfect appetizer, this bacon wrapped dates recipes is simmered in brown sugar and bourbon and is delicious! Ingredients: 1 cup packed dark or light brown sugar 1/2 stick unsalted butter 2 tablespoons heavy cream 3 tablespoons bourbon or whiskey 13 medium thick cut strips of bacon, cut in half 26 pitted Medjool dates 2 …

ITALIAN SAUSAGE STUFFED MUSHROOMS

A delicious and satisfying two-bite hors d’oeuvres will make you a star when you serve them! INGREDIENTS: 24 large portobello or cremini mushrooms 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup onion, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 lb. Italian sausage, casings removed, fried and crumbled 1 (8 oz.) packaged cream cheese, cubed and softened …

LUMP CRAB BITES and STUFFED MINI PEPPERS

LUMP CRAB BITES Something so elegant taste so delicious! Combining jumbo lump crabmeat with shredded cheese and some other ingredients turns this into a simple and easy appetizer sure to please everyone at the party! INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons mayonnaise (I use Hellmans) 8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup jumbo lump …

TOMATO CROSTATA

Ingredients: 8-9 tomatoes if using smaller Campari tomatoes (less if vine ripe larger tomatoes) 5-6 tomatoes—Heavenly Village Mariano (or cherry tomatoes) 1 teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup mozzarella, fresh, cut up in small squares freshly ground black pepper and …

CHRISTMAS TREE CHARCUTERIE

This is a show stopper for sure and takes a little planning, but the results are worth it!  There’s no one recipe for this appetizer, use what ever you like.  Study the picture to get an idea of how to place the treats!  Instructions on making a CHRISTMAS TREE CHARCUTERIE: Use a styrofoam Christmas tree …