Category Archives: Hors d’oeuvres

Tuna Tartare in Cucumber Cups

Day 3 in the 12 Days of Christmas food: Tuna Tartare in Cucumber Cups. This is an elegant hors d’oeuvres that you can whip out quickly for a party and look like the hostess with the mostess. No cooking required. … Continue reading

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Happy National Zucchini Day

Really it should be called “Zucchini Takes over the World Day” based upon how prolific these guys are. I know I just posted this recipe last month, but everyone likes it so much I thought I’d do it again. Here … Continue reading

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“Oven Fried” Zucchini Sticks

I recently received a call from relatives in Michigan looking for one of my recipes. Try as I might, I couldn’t find it. Well, they did later that week and sent it to me again so I thought I’d post … Continue reading

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Warm Spinach and Artichoke Dip (A Healthier Version)

Have you ever seen Ellie Krieger on The Food Network? She has a show called Healthy Appetite with Ellie Krieger that focuses on healthier versions of tasty food. I really like her approach and her recipes. Since graduation party season … Continue reading

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Happy National Empanada Day

When my hubby and I were in Cancun recently, we went on day-long excursion to the Myan temple of Coba. As part of the day, villagers made us a fantastic lunch. One dish was a chicken empanada. I ate far … Continue reading

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A Healthy Super Bowl Snack

My Super Bowl Confession: I only watch the game for the ads and the half time show. I remember when I was young, my parents would have big Super Bowl parties and I would just run into the TV room … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Sunday Preparations

I understand there’s a big football game coming up. Of course, all football games are now ruined for me because I was at the biggest football game of all — the Folsom High School Bulldogs winning the California Division II … Continue reading

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