Category Archives: Appetizer

Shrimp Appetizer

Fresh shrimp are preferred for this recipe. Whatever shrimp you use, be sure to rinse in cold water first. This recipe is easy and elegant. 2/3 cup of shrimp 1/3 cup cream cheese, room temperature ~ ¼ teaspoon white pepper … Continue reading

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Artichoke Surprise Updated

This appetizer spread is perfect for a party or New Year’s open house. It is easy to make and delicious. 1 14-oz can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped about the size of the green chilies 1 4-oz. can chopped green … Continue reading

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Avocado Salsa Updated

This recipe is still a favorite and has been shared with many friends. Use it as an appetizer with large corn chips or as a side dish for chicken, pork, beef etc. This recipe is easily doubled for a large … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Vegetable Dill Dip

This dip is simple to make and goes well with fresh vegetables. Cut the fresh vegetables in small pieces and arrange them on a platter around a bowl of the dill dip. 2/3 cup mayonnaise 2/3 cup sour cream 1 … Continue reading

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Caroline’s Cocktail Chips

These potato chips go well with beer and cocktails. They sound weird but are delicious and disappear fast. 20 crinkle-style potato chips I tub of whipped cream cheese (Trader Joe’s has this) Slices of Prosciutto (or you can use salami, … Continue reading

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Ham Pinwheels

This is an excellent way to use leftover ham. Use packaged puff pastry to make the preparation for this appetizer easy. Other thinly sliced meat can be substituted for the ham. 1 pound package frozen puff pastry 1 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Gravlax Appetizer (Ewa’s version)

This appetizer was a hit at our last dinner. The cured salmon (Gravlax) was purchased from Whole Foods and was delicious. Two guests requested the recipe. It is easy and elegant. The Ingredients: 3 large red grapefruits 2 navel oranges … Continue reading

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