Category: Other Savory Starters
Nancy’s Marinated Shrimp: a Party Favorite from the Way Back
Bringing back to life a long-dormant family recipe for marinated shrimp, which tastes as fresh and welcome today as it did 50 years ago.
Crab, Corn and Black Bean Salad with Guacamole
Combining black bean salad with lump crab creates an elegant, delicious and easy starter course.
Eating Like It’s Jazz Fest: Congo Square Fish Nachos
We took a walk on the wild side and used blacked fish on nachos. Here’s how it went down … it’s not a recipe as much as a set of loose guidelines, kinda like jazz is.
Simple, Rustic, Good: Catalan Tomato Bread is a Winner
From Food & Wine: “This recipe offers irrefutable proof that the best dishes are often the simplest.”
The Best Crab Cake Recipe, Ever
The best crab cakes ever, from the most popular recipe on foodandwine.com. The “test kitchen” at Glover Gardens proved out these results – yum!
Party Recipe: Peppercorn Beef Sausage
With its unexpected and delightful crunch of whole peppercorns and spicy beef flavor, this easy-to-make home-cured sausage will wow your party guests.
Perfect for a Cold Winter’s Night: Smooth, Creamy, Wonderful Cauliflower Soup
Cauliflower Soup is easy and quick, warm and comforting, and yet surprisingly elegant.
Antipasto Advice from Mom and Great Tastes from the Texas Coast
A well-worn family cookbook, Great Tastes from the Texas Coast, provides my late Mom’s guidance for antipasto success.
We Learned How to Smoke Trout! Here’s the Recipe
Big Food for Good Times: The U-Boat Sub
The U-Boat Sub is party food. Big bites for people with big appetites. Perfect for big games or big parties or just a bunch of hungry teenagers.
Rosemary Wreath Appetizer Platter
A rosemary wreath dresses up the standby party platter of cheese, salami and olives.
Warm and Yummy First Course: Toasted Goat Cheese Salad
Tom’s Smoked Salmon
The Grill-Meister is also a Smoke-Meister. His wood-smoked salmon is truly awesome. Even people who don’t like fish love Tom’s Smoked Salmon. It’s just that good.
OK, who doesn’t love quesadillas? They’re like a tiny, warm little sandwich your mother made for you to eat after school. Yum. Portable, finger-food, dip-able, easy to make. Did I say yum? Did I say easy? I’ve got a dozen quesadilla approaches, maybe more. Today I’m […]