Leek and Chicken Ring Canapes

“From Great Moments In Cooking. One Christmas we were invited to a get together with a few couples and I was to bring the appetizer. Just to add a little pressure, the host was a professional caterer! These were a great hit, even our host wanted to know how I made them.” INGREDIENTS puff pastry… Read more »

Strawberry Cream Phyllo Cups

“A sweet appetizer of berries and cream great for a get together.” INGREDIENTS FILLING 3 oz softened cream cheese 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 cup whipping cream one teaspoon vanilla fresh strawberries or other berries DIRECTIONS Make Phyllo Cups and set aside. In a large bowl, mix cream cheese, honey, whipping cream and vanilla. Beat until… Read more »

Chicken And Cheese Filling

“This Chicken and Cheese Filling is a versatile filling for bread, puff pastry, phyllo cups and more.” INGREDIENTS FILLING 1 cup finely chopped, cooked chicken 3/4 cup shredded cheddar, swiss or provolone cheese 4 cups spinach, steamed (or 1/2 package frozen) 1/2 cup finely chopped red peppers 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/4 cup finely… Read more »

Phyllo Cups

“Mini phyllo cups can be made ahead, frozen and filled with almost any savoury or sweet filling for a great appetizer.” INGREDIENTS 3 sheets phyllo pastry Butter, melted or Pam sugar if making dessert cups DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 400F. Lightly grease 24 mini muffin tins. Place 1 sheet of phyllo on work surface, keeping… Read more »

Caramelized Onion, Mushroom and Goat Cheese Spread

“Wild mushrooms add a more intense flavour to this savoury spread. Serve with wholegrain baguette or crackers. ” INGREDIENTS 1 large sweet onion 2 cups sliced mushrooms (cremini, shitake) 2 tablespoons olive oil salt pepper balsamic vinegar 1 small package goat cheese DIRECTIONS Cut onion in half. Slice onion halves into thin slices. Heat olive… Read more »

Brie and Green Apple on Bagels

“Adapted from the original Brie and Green Apple Appetizer recipe, we love this for lunch.  It’s almost like eating apple crisp for lunch!  Adjust the amount of brown sugar to your liking.” INGREDIENTS 1/8 cup butter, melted 4 oatmeal bagels, sliced in half 3 green apples 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup pecans, chopped small… Read more »

Brie and Green Apple Appetizers

“This is a great appetizer for a wine and cheese get together. ” INGREDIENTS 1/8 cup butter, melted 1 French baguette, sliced into 1/2 inch slices 3 green apples 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup pecans, chopped small round of Brie cheese DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Spray or lightly grease baking sheet. Toast… Read more »

Baked Brie and Hazelnut

“This Baked Brie and Hazelnut recipe also works well on a mixed greens salad rather than on toast triangles. From Great Moments In Cooking.” INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup bread crumbs 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1/4 cup finely chopped hazelnuts 1 1/2 pounds Brie 2 green and 2 red apples (garnish) Toast triangles… Read more »