Blini Appetizer

Time: 2 hours Music Selection: Freda Payne – Band of Gold An oldie but goodie recipe paired with an oldie but goodie tune! Band of gold. These are medallions of gold! Enjoy. Ingredients: 1 ¼ cups milk (2% or 3%) 1 cup flour ½ cup buckwheat flour (use normal flour if you cannot find it)…

Honey Mustard Chicken Bites

Time: 1 hour Music Selection – Philip Quest (Les Miserables) – Stars This is a complete cheat recipe as it is way too easy to make! These little bites are also way too easy to eat as they are absolutely delicious. While so simple, they are absolutely delightful for even your most famous guests/stars. They…

Cheeseburger Pasta Shells

Cheeseburger Pasta Shells Time: 45 minutes This is such a great and simple recipe! I like it as a main dish, but also as an appetizer. These are tasty and filling, too! The blend of flavours are perfect harmony. Once you have these, you will have that wonderful blissful feeling and maybe you will sing…

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

Time: 1 hour So easy, so good, sooooo tasty! The smoked paprika and dill add just a little – wow factor to these already amazing appetizers…. AND guess what to all you keto dieters – they are keto friendly! Added bonus! Try these and you’ll get up and dance – ya boom boom boom boom…

Crispy Oven Baked Broccoli & Mushrooms

When we have company for dinner, my husband usually fusses over the perfect meat recipe and I fuss over the appetizers/desserts. That leaves the “middle” items or side dishes – salad, vegetables, potatoes/rice/pasta… Often these dishes do not get all the praise that the meat and dessert get. However, these little crispy veggies are easy…

Lemon Feta Aioli

Time: 10 minutes It’s show time and this aioli is the “greatest”. It is great on so many dishes. I like it on baguettes with slices of tomato and kalamata olives. It also is amazing with our lamb burgers supreme… Music Selection: The Greatest Showman – This is Me Ingredients: ½ cup mayonnaise ½ cup…

Alive Again Salsa

Time: 1 hour; makes about 8 small jars Ok – it is week 5 of social distancing, isolation and quarantine due to the worldwide pandemic. To keep busy this week, my 15 YO daughter and I decided to make home made salsa. We even canned it. It is also Easter week and because we won’t…

Scotch Eggs (air fryer or deep fried)

Time: 45 minutes Makes 6 I will admit that I finally broke down and bought an airfryer/pressure cooker. We are loving the new recipes that we are trying. This is the latest and I barely got them out of the airfryer and they are gone… My husband paired the eggs with one of his favorite…

Chili Grape Jelly Meatball Appetizers

Time: 45 minutes or in crockpot Makes about 25 meatballs This is a recipe that I have actually been making for over 20 years when a friend of mine from Calgary made these and passed along her recipe! There is never a leftover meatball! Music Selection: Pink and her daughter – A Million Dreams Ingredients:…

Jalapeno Popper Appetizers

Time: 45 minutes This is another very simple and super tasty recipe, particularly if you like a bit of heat. They will make your mouth “pop with flavor”. They can be a bit messy to eat, so have napkins handy. Music Selection: Men Without Hats – Pop Goes the World Ingredients: 5 jalapeno peppers 1…