Category: Appetizers

  • Caprese Salad: Cherry Tomato, Mozzarella & Basil

    Great recipe today for an easy, healthy and delicious summer appetizer. Ingredients 10 cherry tomatoes (red or yellow) 6 bocconcini (small mozzarella balls), cut in half 1 bunch basil Salt (coarse ground or Kosher) Black pepper Extra virgin olive oil Oregano (use fresh if you have it, if not dry works well) 6 pitted Kalamata olives, […]

  • Baked Zucchini Fries

    Ingredients 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 3 ounces grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (about 3/4 cup) 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 cup all-purpose flour  2 large eggs 3 tablespoons whole milk 4 small zucchini (about 1 1/2 lb. total) Jarred marinara sauce, warmed, for serving Preparation Stir together breadcrumbs, grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, ½ teaspoon kosher salt, black pepper, and […]

  • Tomato Tonnato

    Ingredients 1 tin (3 to 4 oz.) high-quality tuna packed in olive oil 1 anchovy fillet (or more, if you like things punchy) ¼ cup mayonnaise ¼ cup olive oil Juice from ½ lemon (about 2 to 3 Tbsp.) 1 Tbsp. capers in brine, drained 1 clove garlic, peeled 1 tsp. ice-cold water 2 lbs. […]

  • 7 Layer Dip

    Ingredients 2 cups cored, seeded, and finely chopped tomatoes, from 2 to 3 large tomatoes or 4 to 6 plum tomatoes 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced, light and dark green parts separated (divided) 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely diced (divided) 4 tablespoons lime juice, from 2 limes (divided) Salt ½ teaspoon sugar 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced […]

  • Chicken Nachos

  • Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

  • Homemade Cocktail Sauce

  • Slow-Roasted Tomato Crostini

  • Layered Bean Dip

  • Smoked Salmon Pinwheels