Smoked Salmon Crostini

Behold a fabulously flavorful NYE appetizer recipe! The smoked salmon crostini. Crostinis are basically a crispy baguette round. They are easy to make – simply slice a baguette into rounds then drizzle each with a little bit of olive oil and sprinkle with a pinch of salt. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 8…

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Pomegranate Guacamole

Guacamole is always a hit at any party. The fabulous flavors and textures of creamy avocado, zippy red onion and jalapeno, herby cilantro and garlic with salty tortilla chips will win over any guest. This version is all of those things, plus a festive topping that is beautiful AND nutritious! POMEGRANATES! These beautiful arils come…

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Avocado Deviled Eggs

At nearly every holiday party there is a tray of perfectly styled deviled eggs, and I am always the first one to grab a couple. They are SO good and always remind me of my childhood. This year, I’m whipping up a platter of deviled eggs with an elevated twist – from both a flavor…

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Antipasto Skewers

Looking for a quick and easy appetizer to help ring in the new year?! Even though most of us are staying home this year, it’s still fun to put together a few fun appetizers and a nice dinner to help us celebrate the start of a new year. One of my favorite simple no-cook appetizers…

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Tomato Bruschetta

Anyone else growing a tomato garden this year? I have at least 12 varieties going on and because I planted them somewhat late in the season, they are just starting to flower, and some plants have little green tomatoes popping up (yay!). I assume many of them are going to be ready to harvest at…

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

It’s a new year, but my love for hummus hasn’t faltered. I’ve been making this recipe for years now, and it never disappoints (if I decide to share). The best part – besides eating it – is the fact that all ingredients are tossed together in a food processor and blended until smooth and creamy.…

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