Category: Appetizers

Oct 11

Crispy Carrot Harissa Dumplings with Green Schug Pesto

Schug is a Middle Eastern hot sauce that originated in Yemen. It can be either red or green, depending on the color of hot chili peppers used. Adding toasted almonds to jalapeño-based schug makes for a flavorful pesto. Serve with crispy Asian-style dumplings for a delicious meal that’s sure to impress. “The great thing about …

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Sep 24

Gorgonzola, Pear and Walnut Appetizer

How to make quick and simple snacks The next time you’re feeling peckish and looking for something to bridge the gap between meals, try Triscuit crackers, the perfect ingredient to create a bite-size snack or pull a tapas treat together from whatever happens to be in the fridge or pantry. Award-winning Canadian food expert Na’eem …

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Sep 11

Pumpkin Pie Dip

Delight guests with fun flavors in summer snacks Barbecue-bash throwers, birthday-party planners and sleep-out schedulers take note — pumpkin isn’t just for Thanksgiving or Halloween anymore. This original, highly shareable and seriously easy-to-make pumpkin pie dip can make even the simplest summer backyard event a memorable one. Not only is it a wonderful treat for guests of …

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Aug 20

Easy Blue Cheese Appetizers

The bold flavor and rich textures that blue cheese adds to a dish is one of the reasons why this ingredient can make any appetizer appear stunning. The robust flavors of blue cheese often have hosts wondering what to serve alongside their appetizers that will not clash with what they are serving. When you offer …

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Aug 01

Shanghai Express Dumplings with Mustard Plum Dipping Sauce

Looking for new inspiration for your party this weekend? Ground pork is a versatile and cost-effective alternative to other ground meats, yet a recent consumer survey by Ipsos showed that one in 14 Ontarians are not sure how to cook with it. Making pork at home is easier than you think, and is perfect for …

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Jul 20

Diablo Baskets – Shrimp With A Bite

Perhaps one of the most popular times to make spicy shrimp appetizers is at a formal event. These delicious little creatures can help to add an elegant flare to your party, without costing too much and they will certainly be a hit as well. However, to have the best success possible, you are going to …

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Jul 17

Rainbow Fruit Skewers with Creamy Lemon Dip

These delicious skewers are easy to make plus the creamy lemon dip adds a great boost of flavor and is perfect for parties. You can make both the skewers and dip ahead of time. Simply wrap skewers tightly with plastic wrap or place in a resealable bag and refrigerate up to 12 hours. The dip …

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Jul 09

Indo Jamaican Patties

A spicy blend of mushrooms and beef are packed inside a flaky pastry, making these appetizers hard to resist. The recipe is by Carol Nelson Brown of theyumyumfactor.blogspot.ca. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 35 mins. Indo Jamaican Patties Ingredients: Patties • 2 sheets of puff pastry, thawed but still cold • 1 egg beaten with a …

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Mar 06

Sticky Lime Thai Chicken

Try some easy appetizers to make entertaining simple and fun for host and guests. Reusable sheets for both cooking and presentation are easy to prep and serve from oven to table. Instead of spending hours cleaning up sticky sauces, spend more time with your guests with this tasty appetizer. Sticky Lime Thai Chicken 12 chicken …

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Nov 14

Show-stopping sides for any occasion

These savory stuffed squash are an easy accompaniment to a festive meal or casual weeknight dinner. The meaty mushrooms add beautiful texture to the stuffing, while the apples add a layer of tartness and bite. Mushroom, Apple, and Walnut Stuffed Acorn Squash Servings: 8 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Ingredients: • 4 small-medium …

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