SMOKED SALMON AND CREAM CHEESE HORS D’OEUVRES

Want a simple, delicious, yet elegant appetizer, look no more!  Follow these simple directions and arrange your appetizer on a round tray.  I used single serving spoons for an extra nice presentation. Ingredients: 8-10 oz. smoked salmon package of Boursin (garlic and herb) cream cheese 2 tsp. finely chopped red onion 2 tsp. finely chopped …

CHARCUTERIE BOARD

This is my interpretation of a delicious and attractive charcuterie board.  It doesn’t need a lot of planning, but just some creativity.  You can use some items you may have in stock.  Several basics are 3 to 4 types of cheeses, I used a Wisconsin yellow cheddar, Brie, Manchego, and amish white cheddar.    It …

CRAB LOUIS APPETIZER/SALAD

  1 C mayonnaise 1/4 C chili sauce 1/4 C chopped scallion 2 T chopped green olives with pimentos 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp. bottled horseradish salt and pepper to taste 1 1/2 pound jumbo lump crabmeat (use the best you can find) 1 package lettuce greens of your …

HOW TO HAVE A “TEA PARTY”

You can have a wonderful “High-Tea” at home with your favorite friends.  This group of friends are my Mah Jongg buddies.  It was my pleasure to have them over for a tea-party and an afternoon of playing Mah Jongg.  Here is my menu and recipes for a diverse array of favorites.  Some are homemade, some …