Archive of ‘Appetizers’ category

Cookbook Corner: My Fat Dad

Posted on February 13, 2017

Disclosure: My Fat Dad is generously providing one copy of the book for a giveaway.  I was not compensated in any way for writing this post, and all the opinions are my own. Author Dawn Lerman grew up with parents that were on opposite ends of the eating spectrum…among other challenges.  Her father, who at […]

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Olive Appetizers and a Giveaway!

Posted on September 6, 2016

Disclaimer: In exchange for writing three posts about the 2016 International Food Bloggers Conference, I was given a reduced rate to attend. I was not compensated in any other way, and all the opinions expressed are my own. This is the second of the three posts. Our family loves olives…I mean we really love them! […]

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Tangerine Hatch Chile Hummus

Posted on August 9, 2016

Disclaimer: Melissa’s Produce supplied the Hatch Chiles, Not Ketchup Dipping Sauce, Hatch Chile Powder and other ingredients for the recipe development in this post. I was not compensated in any other way, and all opinions expressed are my own. It’s August, and that means Hatch Chile time!  It’s a short season -only until September- so […]

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Guacamole – for Days!

Posted on July 22, 2016

I and so many people I know are huge fans of guacamole…and we all are perpetually perplexed by the question of how to keep our bowls of the delicious green treat from turning brown before it’s time. Well, my friends, I’ve got good news: enter the amazing Guac-Lock from Casabella!

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Pomegranates & Saffron Vegetable Kabab Salad

Posted on July 19, 2016

Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, Feride Buyuran was not a cook while she was growing up.  Her mother did all the cooking for their family, actually packing her lunch until she was in her 20’s!  Even so, she was obsessed with food, collecting recipes from radio programs, newspapers and magazines through her growing up years.  After […]

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