Category: Appetizers/Dips

This is a really simple hummus recipe and is a great base for making various flavored versions. I have made this hummus many times and I like to use it to make simple healthy sandwiches as well as just dip stuff in it. This time I made a super de… more »
This week it was my turn again to pick something for Craving Ellie in My Belly, and I chose a New York Breakfast. Like Ellie, I grew up in New York (I may have mentioned that a bazillion times on this blog already), and thus I grew up eating lots of b… more »
This weeks Craving Ellie in My Belly is Chicken Sate with a Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce. It was chosen by the hilariously funny Cathy of The Tortefeasor. It can be found at the aforementioned Food Network link or on page 54-55 of The Food You Crave. This… more »
Bruschetta has been around for a long time, like 15th century long time. It originated, of course, somewhere in central Italy. The word bruschetta is derived from the word brucare which is of Roman dialect and means "to roast over the coals". (Thanks Wik… more »
These are basically fresh baked cheez-it crackers in a straw shape, which is a-ok with me. Crispy, cheesy and buttery. The trifecta of deliciousness. They would make a great party appetizer, but I had no party to bring them to. I made these for basic… more »
We are not really a gazpacho eating household. I think both of us just don't really care for cold soup. In addition, most gazpacho's are tomato based and we do not like tomatoes when they are uncooked and so tomatoey. However, this week's Craving Ell… more »

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