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Caroline’s Cocktail Chips

These potato chips go well with beer and cocktails. They sound weird but are delicious and disappear fast.

20 crinkle-style potato chips
I tub of whipped cream cheese (Trader Joe’s has this) 51 more words


Ham Pinwheels

This is an excellent way to use leftover ham. Use packaged puff pastry to make the preparation for this appetizer easy. Other thinly sliced meat can be substituted for the ham. 114 more words


Fast Food Friday-Grilled Goat Rib Chops

Have you ever had goat?  I have to admit-I’m a latecomer to the flavor of goat.  What have I been missing all my life!?!  What a treat!   154 more words


Homemade Tortilla Chips

I love to fry chips for parties, or, in this case, a mid-afternoon snack.  Hot, fresh chips are simple to make and disappear just as fast as you can cook them.   274 more words


Prosciutto Wrapped Pears with Blue Cheese

Valentines Day is always a blast in our household – though I like to think every day is a good time. While I’m not a huge romantic, we ended up haphazardly starting a tradition a couple of years ago where we create a craft brewery crawl to lovingly celebrate the festive holiday each year. 498 more words


Mushroom & Gorgonzola phyllo cups

I have used phyllo dough before and remember not being able to work fast and gentle enough to separate the sheets and rebind them together with butter without a second or third pair of hands to help. 479 more words

Vegetarian Recipe

DIY: Sauteed Shishito Peppers

Lately, shishito peppers are popping up everywhere.  From new restaurant openings to happy hours at the corner bar, I can always be found enjoying these bite-sized specialties.  I had never made shishito peppers at home until last week, but now that I have, I’m hooked!  These little guys are so easy to make in a hurry and are incredibly tasty.  We’ve used them as both a side dish and appetizer, which makes this a versatile, healthy recipe that can even be selected at the last minute. 456 more words