Category: Appetizers

Nov 10

Crunchy Bacon and Rosemary Bites

Festive crowd-pleasing appetizer Delight friends and family with this match-made-in-heaven bacon and rosemary bites recipe. Using only three ingredients, these crunchy festive appetizers are easy to make and will be a huge hit at any party. “Mingling over appetizers is the perfect way to kick-off a gathering with friends and family,” says Paul Del Duca, …

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Nov 03

Sausage, Tomato & Goat Cheese Tarts

Tips and tricks for fuss-free holiday entertaining (BPT) – The holidays are a time of celebration, not for stressing about how you’re going to feed a room full of hungry guests. Serving fanciful fare in a beautiful setting shouldn’t be difficult — just use the tricks of entertaining experts. Here are five low-fuss ways to …

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Sep 02

Scarecrow Chicken Sticks

Milk and cookies are snack staples after school, but don’t leave much to the imagination. Incorporating a fun title for kids and a healthy protein option for mom is a sure-fire way to get everyone excited for snack time. These easy-to-prepare chicken sticks will have the kids flipping out over the name and the delicious …

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Aug 30

Cheesy Rice Balls

Soothe the after-school appetite with these scrumptious cheesy bites as seen in the publication, Walmart Live Better. These bite-sized balls are perfect for any little hands that want to help in the kitchen – plus the cheesy centre offers a fun surprise. Such a tasty treat for the kids will also be a guilty pleasure …

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Aug 16

Smoked Sausage Kebobs

Smoked Sausage Kebobs (NC) Sausages are perfectly designed for the kebob, and Piller’s corporate Chef D provides a tasty glaze to make a barbecue sensation. Ingredients • 1 pkg. Piller’s Knackwurst Sausage, cut in 1” pieces • 1 large red bell pepper, cut in 1” squares • 1 large yellow bell pepper, cut in 1” squares …

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Aug 13

Crab, Corn and Mozzarella Toasts

Make this crab and mozzarella appetizer your “toast” to summer This simple and stylish canapé brings together the sweet flavours of crab and corn with sumptuous stretch mozzarella. Serve these toasts family-style at your next summer get-together to impress your guests. Crab, Corn and Mozzarella Toasts Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 5 minutes Makes …

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Aug 03

Grilled Jalapeno Mozzarella Poppers

Bring sophistication to a pub-style favourite by saying goodbye to the deep fryer and firing up the barbecue. Grilling jalapenos brings out their sweetness to counter the spice, which complements the rich flavours of mozzarella and bacon. Grilled Jalapeno Mozzarella Poppers Prep time: 15 minutes Grilling time: 10 minutes Makes 12 poppers Ingredients: • 2 …

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Jul 21

Mango, Mozzarella and Serrano Ham Bites

These bite-sized appetizers bring together classic Italian ingredients with a taste of the tropics. Mango and mozzarella may seem like an unusual combination, but they pair together beautifully in a sweet-and-savoury way. Mango, Mozzarella and Serrano Ham Bites Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 5 minutes Makes 4 servings Ingredients: • 1 ripe mango, peeled …

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Nov 09

Spicy Guacamole Dip

Serve this tantalizing guacamole dip to guarantee rave reviews Holiday entertaining is all about the appetizers and some of the most delicious recipes are often the most simple. Celebrity chef Lynn Crawford shares her secret recipe for guacamole, a must-have menu item which she says will guarantee your ‘nice’ spot on Santa’s list. . Spicy …

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Oct 04

Pear & Basil Marinated Brie

Impress your guests with a flavourful, triple cream brie Room-temperature, triple cream brie is always a winner when entertaining. So why not elevate it to fabulous with this recipe from President’s Choice: Pear & Basil Marinated Brie Prep time: 10 minutes Stand time: 4 hours Ingredients 2 tbsp (25 ml) Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 2 tbsp …

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