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 …

SWEET APPLE CHICKEN SAUSAGE STUFFED MUSHROOMS

1-  12 oz. package Alfresco Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage 1/2 (10 oz.) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained and squeezed with paper towels 1/4 C seasoned Panko bread crumbs 1/2 C graded parmesan cheese 1/4 C cream cheese, soften (can use low-fat) 40 small white mushrooms, stems removed and cleaned out inside, wiped …