Category Archive: Appetizer or Dip

Turkey Lettuce Wraps

This is one way to use up some turkey leftovers.  This recipe calls for ground turkey, but you could just as easily substitute chopped, cooked turkey!

Salmon Dip

This is a dip to be eaten with crackers or toasted bread.  It is made with smoked salmon.  It is meant to be made with heat-smoked salmon, but if you can only fine… Continue reading

Butternut Squash and Bean Tacos

Tacos are a fun way to eat vegetarian.  There is an endless supply of variations for stuffing in your tacos.  These are made with soft corn tortillas, which, incidentally, I have successfully made… Continue reading

Roasted Cauliflower and Cherry Tomatoes with Chickpeas and Olives

Roasted cauliflower is one of my most favoritest things.  This version has it all, from the sweetness of the tomatoes to the earthiness of the chickpeas and the saltiness of the olives.

Pork Tacos

I recently made my pork tacos with crispy pork carnitas, but you can use any shredded or cubed cooked pork.  Even leftovers can be chopped up.  Go ahead, use ground pork. I like… Continue reading

Mango Pomegranate Guacamole

I have never really understood guacamole. I know lots of people love it, but isn’t mashed up avocados just as good? Just a little lime juice, salt, and pepper? I don’t know, I… Continue reading

Crustless Curried Spinach Tart

This recipe comes from McCormick. It is similar to a quiche or frittata.  It would be great for brunch, breakfast for dinner, or an appetizer.  You could cut it into wedges or into… Continue reading

Sicilian Olive Relish

I am not sure where this recipe is from, since I found it on a scrap of paper.  I am trying to do my taxes and have come to the realization that my… Continue reading

Salsa Verde Starring Tomatillo

Tomatillos.  I usually like them for including in pickle relish.  But I have discovered that they make a terrific salsa verde that is not too hot.  In most Latino restaurants I’ve visited their… Continue reading

Roasted Eggplant Salsa

Roasting eggplant is a good way to maximize is flavor and richness. This salsa can be eaten as a dip or spread on sandwiches. From Organic Gardening.