Category Archives: Appetizer

Only Vegetables Were Slaughtered For This Meal

Recipe: Baba Ghanouj  This weekend it was my vegetarian daughter’s birthday. This is her in a not-so-recent photo. She’s a little bit older and taller now, but I think this captures the essential Sarah that we all know and love. … Continue reading

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Hot, Sweet, and Easy: I Think I Dated That Girl.

Recipe: Pickled Jalapenos  I’ve always been a pickle fan. Dill, sweet, weird pickled vegetables, it pretty much doesn’t matter, I like them all. But I’ve never tried to actually make them before. It just seemed too mysterious, and too likely … Continue reading

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Make Yourself a Dang Quesadilla

Recipe: Quesadilla with Candied Walnuts, Brie, and Mango Salsa Last Sunday my sister, Marybeth, called and said “I have a great appetizer I just made, can I bring it over and try it out on you guys. If it’s good … Continue reading

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An appetizer of olympic proportions

RECIPE: Peach and blackberry crostini. Olympics! When I exclaimed,” Olympics” to Ken last week, he said, “What, the mountains?” Sigh. But I love the Olympic games. The talent. The art. The peaceful coming together of our world. So we celebrated … Continue reading

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White bean rosemary dip, complete with cartwheels

RECIPE: White bean spread with rosemary and toasted almonds. My sister came to town. Yay. It’s her pre-wedding planning, people. Remember dress shopping?  Now appointments for hair. The DJ. Flowers. Photographer. Venue. Dress. It’s exhausting, I tell you. And I’m … Continue reading

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