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Jalepeno Popper Dip

This recipe came from my good friend LI author, Carol Steward, http://www.carolsteward.com/ . It’s a great appetizers for friends or family. Jalepeno Popper Dip Ingredients 6-8 slices of bacon, diced and cooked crispy 2 8-oz packages of cream cheese, soft 1 cup of mayonnaise 4-6 jalapeno’s, chopped and seeded. The seeds will make it fiery […]

Corn Chowder

I love soup and one of my favorite is corn chowder. I particularly like this recipe because it adds the element of potatoes and potato soup is my next favorite. You can ad more corn if you like and I often add a can of cream-style corn to the soup because it adds more flavor […]

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Here’s a recipe from my friend Terry Fowler, an author with Heartsong Presents. This makes a great meal or a tasty appetizer. You can make your own meatballs following the recipe below or if you don’t have time to spare, you can purchase frozen meatballs. Ingredients Meat Balls 1 lb hamburger 1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs […]

Veggie Pizza

Veggie Pizza I had this wonderful appetizer at a church coffee hour and knew it would be a favorite among my friends. I found it on-line and here it is. It’s quite easy to make, and a double recipe makes more than enough for a large cookie sheet and a smaller one. A regular size […]

Avocado Stuffed Eggs

Avocado Stuffed Eggs My niece who lives in California introduced us to this recipe when she was visiting this Easter. If you like guacamole and deviled eggs, you’ll love this recipe. 4 hard boiled eggs 1/3 cup mashed avocado 1 Tbl minced green onion 1 Tbl minced cilantro ½ tsp lime juice salt to taste […]

Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar My niece brought us this recipe from California, and it’s become one of our favorites to share with friends and perfect for the holiday season. It’s a great appetizer for parties served with chips or crackers. We use fresh cilantro but if it’s not available you can use the dried herb. 1 can […]

Four Tomato & Red Pepper Soup

Four Tomato & Red Pepper Soup  2 tbsp olive oil 24 cherry tomatoes 6 ripe medium tomatoes on the vine (or any full flavored tomatoes) chopped in half 6 sun-dried tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato puree 2 red bell peppers, quartered 1 onion, quartered 1 clove garlic 1 pint vegetable stock 1 handful basil 1 handful […]

Fiesta Cheese Spread

Fiesta Cheese Spread For any special event, a cheese ball is always a pleasing tradition. I’ve made this numerous times for parties and potluck events when I’m asked to bring an appetizer. People always ask for the recipe. It’s not only delicious, but it looks good, too, with all the colorful ingredients. It makes a […]

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Jen Cote, in her new recipe newsletter, came up with the following recipe to keep her customers at The New Deli healthy and happy. You can use a strainer to press the well-cooked celery through if you don’t have a processor, or even just use the celery broth, discarding the celery after cooking. Serves 6-8. […]

Four Tomato & Red Pepper Soup

A cup of soup is wonderful on a cold afternoon or evening, and especially this one, with its hardy taste. For dinner, it goes excellent with a grilled cheese sandwich. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 24 cherry tomatoes 6 ripe medium tomatoes on the vine (or any full flavored tomatoes) chopped in half 6 sun-dried […]