Mini Pimento Cheese Bacon Bites

Mini Bratwurst & Sauerkraut Balls

Herbed Ricotta Bruschettas

Fire Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Mini Pimento Cheese Bacon Bites

Ingredients 1 cup Pimento cheese, homemade or store-bought 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled Frozen mini phyllo cups, 15 count…

Mini Bratwurst & Sauerkraut Balls

Ingredients 1½ pounds pork bratwursts, ground ham, or corned beef (or mixture) 2 pounds sauerkraut, squeezed and drained 1 teaspoon…

Herbed Ricotta Bruschettas

Ingredients 2 cups ricotta, store-bought or homemade (recipe here) 4 tablespoons minced scallions, white and green parts 2 tablespoons minced fresh…

Mini Pimento Cheese Bacon Bites

Ingredients 1 cup Pimento cheese, homemade or store-bought 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled Frozen mini phyllo cups, 15 count Green onions, sliced, for garnish Directions In a small bowl, combine pimento cheese with bacon. Remove the phyllo cups from the freezer and fill with about 1 tablespoon of the pimento cheese. Place the cups…

Mini Bratwurst & Sauerkraut Balls

Ingredients 1½ pounds pork bratwursts, ground ham, or corned beef (or mixture) 2 pounds sauerkraut, squeezed and drained 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 small onion 1 pinch parsley 2 cups flour 2 cups of milk Egg (for coating) Unseasoned bread crumbs (for coating) Vegetable oil (for frying) Honey mustard, thousand island, or cocktail sauce (for…

Herbed Ricotta Bruschettas

Ingredients 2 cups ricotta, store-bought or homemade (recipe here) 4 tablespoons minced scallions, white and green parts 2 tablespoons minced fresh dill 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 round sourdough bread Good olive oil 1 whole garlic clove, cut in half Directions Prepare a…

Fire Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Ingredients 3 (14 oz) cans of Hunt’s fire roasted tomatoes 5 garlic cloves, chopped 1 yellow onion, diced 2 cups chicken stock 1 cup heavy whipping cream ¼ cup olive oil 2 large carrots, peeled and diced 1 large onion, sliced ½ tablespoon dried basil, crushed Pinch of red pepper flakes Pinch of dried oregano 10 fresh…

Gouda Puff Pastry Twist

Ingredients One sheet of thawed puff pastry or crescent roll dough Gouda cheese spicy brown mustard smoked sweet paprika Directions Roll out the puff pastry on a well floured or counter. Put the puff pastry on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Make slits in the puff pastry like pictured above. You are going…

Crisp Cucumber Salsa

Ingredients 2 cups finely chopped, seeded, and peeled cucumber (I like cucumber skin, so I only peeled half) ½ cup finely chopped seeded tomato ⅓ cup chopped red onion 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley (optional) 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped 4-5 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro 1 garlic clove, minced ¼ cup sour cream (make it generous) 1 ½ teaspoons lemon…