|Quick and Easy Appetizers
Salmon Plate Decorate a platter
with a scoop of whipped cream cheese, smoked salmon slices,
sliced tomatoes, capers, red onion slices and gf crackers.
Red Peppers with Fresh Mozzarella Place
tomatoes and mozzarella on top of roasted red peppers,
sprinkle with salt and pepper and drizzle oil and vinegar
over the top.
Wrapped Prosciutto Mix cream cheese with
roasted garlic and spread on Prosciutto slices, sprinkle
with peppercorns and roll around two blanched asparagus
Wrapped in Prosciutto - Thread mozzarella balls
and a sun-dried tomato on to stripped rosemary stems.
Wrap mozzarella skewers with Prosciutto.
Popcorn - Pop corn
in an air popper and season with butter, parmesan cheese,
salt and pepper.
with Smoked Salmon - Cut prepared polenta into
rounds and brush with olive oil. Place under the broiler
and brown on both sides. Spread whipped cream cheese on
each polenta round and top with a slice of red onion and
smoked salmon. Top with a dill sprig.
and Smoked Mozzarella Wrapped in Prosciutto
- Place a piece of cheese on top of a prune and wrap it
with Prosciutto. Secure each piece with a toothpick. Broil
until Prosciutto gets crispy and cheese melts.
and Dill Quesadillas - Top corn tortillas with
cheese. Top each with shallots and smoked salmon and sprinkle
each with a little fresh dill. Cover with remaining tortillas.
Combine sour cream, fresh dill and season to taste with
salt and freshly ground black pepper. Fry quesadillas
in oil until browned on both sides. Transfer to a cutting
board and cut into fourths. Serve with dill sour cream
and garnish with a small sprig of dill.
Ginger Marinated Shrimp - Combine garlic, ginger
and cilantro; puree and add lemon juice, gf soy sauce,
and olive oil. Toss shrimp with marinade and refrigerate
for about 30 minutes. Transfer shrimp from marinade to
sauté pan and cook for 2 minutes on each side.
Beef Filets with Horseradish Crème Fraiche
Sear a beef tenderloin filet and serve topped with
homemade horseradish sauce on a gf crostini.
Combine tomatoes, garlic, basil, a small amount
of mint, shallots, olive oil and salt and pepper. Spoon
mixture on toasted crostini.
|Make Ahead Appetizers:
A delicious cheesecake with smoked salmon and red peppers.
Serve with gf crostini or gf crackers.
Shrimp cooked in a brine solution made up of lemons, onions,
chili peppers, garlic and herbs. Serve shrimp with a remoulade
sauce a slightly spicy, very flavorful dipping
& Artichoke Dip A guaranteed hit. A
delicious blend of spinach, artichokes and cream cheese.
Perfect with gf tortilla chips.
Tomato & Pesto Torta An awesome combination
of cream cheese, sun-dried tomatoes and pesto make this
torta a beautiful, tasty dish to serve.
Chicken Meatballs These will disappear
faster than you can imagine. An unusual combination of
lemon and cumin make these chicken meatballs somewhat
addictive. Make the meatballs up in advance and brown