Tag: Appetizers

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 …

BRIE, BASIL AND STRAWBERRY QUESADILLAS

4 burrito size tortillas 4 ounce brie cheese, rinds removed and cut into slices 8 large strawberries, sliced 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil Olive oil spray Heat a 10-12″ nonstick skillet on the stove over medium heat, spray with olive oil spray.  Woking with 1 tortilla at a time, spread 1 ounce of brie chunks …

DEVIL EGGS TWO WAYS

DEVILED EGGS WITH CAPERS AND OLIVE: Makes 12 stuffed eggs 6 hard-boiled eggs, cut in half 2 T chopped green olives 1 T chopped and drained capers (non-parrellel) 1 T sweet relish 1/2 tsp. anchovy paste 2 to 3 T Helman’s Real Mayonnaise 1/2 tsp. regular prepared mustard salt & pepper to taste chopped olives …

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 …