Posts Tagged ‘starter’

Sweet Chili Corn Soup

Corn is one of my all time favorite ingredients.  It tastes delightful on its own or it can be made into a number of sweet or savory dishes. During the summer months,  I eat corn weekly (typically on the cob, slathered in butter) and this year I’ve been trying out a number of different recipes…

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Truffle Mushroom & Spinach Pizza with Roasted Garlic

The holidays are over and most of us has swapped our turkey and wine for salad and water. Until now. It may look like every bite of this pizza would be another calorie you promised yourself not to eat in the New Year but let me tell you; This pizza is thin crust, has light…

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Mexican Street Corn

My All time favorite snack.  Give me a plate of these, and I’m a happy girl!  This fun treat is perfect as a starter or a contribution to a party.   Its inexpensive, quick and very easy to make.     Directions: On a medium pan lined with tinfoil, place shucked corn in the oven at…

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Asparagus and Pea Soup

While touring Mexico, many restaurants would serve hot soup while the temperature climbed outside. Sweating, I give it a shot and was overwhelmed by the flavors. I was baffled that a soup could taste that good. Since then, I’ve made soup a staple around the household. Concentrating on big flavors in a tiny bowl.  It’s…

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Hot soup in the Summer? Why Not?!

While travelling (and eating) in Mexico,  I noticed many restaurants serve hot soup as the temperature climbed outside. Sweating, I tried a cream of poblano soup and, thereafter, ate it before every lunch while there. I was HOOKED. I still haven’t mastered making the poblano soup, but have since made soups a staple at my…

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Burger Sliders

This simple appetizer  is made easy by cooking the burger patty in a sheet pan before slicing into squares Directions: For the burger Sauce Mix mayonnaise, mustard and ketchup until incorporated.  Put in fridge until ready to use For the burger patty Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.   In a large mixing bowl add…

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