Category Archives: Hors d’oeuvres

Some Pretty (and Pretty Exotic) Bites to Spice up Your Next Party

If you’re looking for something with a real “wow” factor to serve during the holiday season this year, these little wreathe-shaped blushing pink biscotti will more than fill the bill. The pink comes from red wine, but sugar gives them … Continue reading

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One Stellar Appetizer for the Holidays

Some recipes unquestionably deserve their own post, and the one I share with you today more than qualifies for the honor. It is a staple at every important celebration in my family, and is my hands-down favorite appetizer to bring … Continue reading

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Cheese Ball: Hopelessly Retro, or Must-Have Classic?

Every family has one: an heirloom recipe so grandfathered into the collective family psyche that its absence from the holiday spread has the power to incite a full-blown mutiny. For my family, one sure-fire example of such a rebellion-inspiring treat … Continue reading

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A Pot Sticker Pork-out

I have been messing around with recipes for pot stickers off and on for quite some time now, searching, as always, for one I would happily make over and over again. (Those of you who have followed my adventures on … Continue reading

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The Game’s on, Gals, Let’s Eat!

The men are hunkered forward, elbows on knees, eyes narrowed, the pupils offering but tiny pinpricks of awareness. The room is musty with testosterone. In deep communion with their troglodyte ancestors they sit rapt, caught in the thrall of vicarious … Continue reading

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