Christmas starters

Christmas appetisers

Christmas smoked salmon souffl├ęs

Ingredients: 50g (1┬żoz) of butter 50g (1┬żoz) of plain flour 300ml (┬Ż pint) of milk 100g (3┬Żoz) of full-fat cream cheese 1 level tbsp of chopped fresh dill 200g of smoked salmon 3 large eggs, separated Zest of ┬Ż a lemon Freshly ground black pepper 1-2 tbsp of horseradish sauce 3 tbsp of cr├Ęme fra├«che […]

Christmas snacks and starters

Goat’s cheese and cranberry tartlets

Makes 6 servings Ingredients: 1 portion of pastry, chilled for at least 30 minutes 3 large eggs 120 ml (4 fl oz) of plain low-fat yogurt 300 ml (10 fl oz) of semi-skimmed milk 4 tbsp of cranberry sauce (homemade or store brought) 3 tbsp of snipped fresh chives 85 g (3 oz) of crumbled […]

Christmas snack and starters

Christmas snacks and starters

During the holidays you will probably be attending a cocktail party, throwing your own party or hosting the family Christmas dinner. For this reason having a set of delicious recipes for a wide range of Christmas snacks and starters is always a good idea. We’ve put together a whole list of our favourite Christmas snacks […]

Thanksgiving recipes

Deviled eggs

COOK TIME 30 min Ingredients 1 dozen eggs 2 teaspoons of Dijon mustard 1/3 cup of mayonnaise 1 tablespoon of minced onion or shallot ┬╝ teaspoon of Tabasco Salt and pepper Paprika and/or capers Directions 1. Hard boil the eggs. 2. Let eggs sit for 10-15 minutes before peeling. 3. Slice each egg in half […]

Thanksgiving recipes

Parmesan spinach balls

PREP TIME 20 min COOK TIME 25 min MAKES 30-40 balls Ingredients 1 pound of frozen chopped spinach, thawed 5 beaten eggs 1 large, minced onion 10 tablespoons of melted margarine 1 cup of shredded Parmesan 2 minced, garlic cloves ┬Ż teaspoon of dried thyme leaves ┬Ż teaspoon of cayenne pepper 1 ┬ż cup of […]

Thanksgiving recipes

Roasted chestnuts

PREP TIME 5 min COOK TIME30 min Ingredients ┬Ż ┬ápound of chestnuts Directions 1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F. 2. Cut a large X through the skin of the chestnut on the flat side. 3. Place on a baking pan and roast for about 30-40 minutes. 4. Shake the pan intermittently while they […]

Thanksgiving recipes

Sausage balls

MAKES 30 balls Ingredients 1 pound of ground pork sausage 2 cups of biscuit baking mix 1 pound of shredded, sharp cheddar cheese Directions 1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. 2. Combine all of the ingredients in large bowl. 3. Form the mixture into walnut sized balls and place them on a baking […]

Thanksgiving recipes

Spicy cumin almonds

PREP TIME 5 min COOK TIME 15 min Ingredients 6 cups of whole, unblanched almonds 1 teaspoon of ground coriander 1 teaspoon of ground cumin 3 tablespoons of brown sugar 1 ┬Ż teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce ┬ż teaspoon of cayenne pepper 1 ┬Ż teaspoons of salt Directions 1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees F. […]

Thanksgiving recipes

Bacon and cheese stuffed mushrooms

PREP TIME 10 min COOK TIME 17 min Ingredients 1 package of baby portabella mushrooms 4 ounces of soft cream cheese 1 minced garlic clove 4 slices of cooked and crumbled bacon ┬Ż cup of shredded cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon of fresh, chopped parsley Directions 1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. 2. Remove […]

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