Appetizers

Roasted Eggplant With Balsamic Glassa

Roasted Eggplant With Balsamic Glassa

Oh the Sheet Pan. Such a versatile tool which basically amounts to a flat piece of metal. The perfect thing about the sheet pan is the ability to make large amounts of something all at once. In this case, it’s a simple Roasted Eggplant dish. […]

Whipped Dal

Whipped Dal

Jump To Recipe Whipped Dal is a fun twist on a traditional Indian stew made primarily of lentils. Normally it is served hot, right from the pan, but in this version it makes a perfect dip to go with vegetables or crackers. While there is […]

Peppadew (Piquante) Peppers with Feta

Peppadew (Piquante) Peppers with Feta

Here’s a less common Hors d’Ouevre that is slowly getting more and more popular: Cheese Stuffed Peppadew Peppers. These peppers were first cultivated in the mid nineties in South Africa, and are now available worldwide. Usually you can find them in your local grocery’s Deli […]

Peppercorn Crusted Seared Ahi Tuna

Peppercorn Crusted Seared Ahi Tuna

Seared Ahi (Tuna) is one of those dishes that became wildly popular in the early 2000’s and for good reason. It tastes delicious, it is easy to make, and it looks beautiful when presented. This dish takes less than 5 minutes from start to finish […]

Salmon Mousse Tartlets

Salmon Mousse Tartlets

Salmon Mousse is a bit of an old fashioned dish to serve, usually from a fish mold. But these tartlets are a classier version meant as hors d’ouevres for a cocktail party. These can be whipped (literally) up in just a few minutes and by […]

Pear and Blue Cheese Tartlets-Hors d’Ouevres to Impress

Pear and Blue Cheese Tartlets-Hors d’Ouevres to Impress

Pear and Blue Cheese is a unique mixture many are afraid to serve. Maybe the reason is blue cheese is such a polarizing ingredient, and truth is not everyone at your party will want these. Regardless, these should still be a staple hors d’ouevre at […]

Stuffed Mushrooms-The Last Recipe You’ll Ever Use

Stuffed Mushrooms-The Last Recipe You’ll Ever Use

Stuffed Mushrooms are a classic hors d’oeuvre and for good reason! They are bite size, full of flavor, and entirely customize-able to suit any palate. I had created this recipe years ago as a canape for a little cocktail party and have basically never altered […]

Korean Fried Chicken

Korean Fried Chicken

Korean Fried Chicken is a popular bar food served all over Korea. This recipe was shown to me by the mother of a friend I had met in Seoul earlier this year, and now I’ll pass it on. Korean Fried Chicken is different than what […]