Escargots à la Bourguignonne for a Crowd

Escargots à la Bourguignonne are tender & delicious. Serve with a crusty baguette for sopping up the butter sauce & you have the perfect quick & easy app.

Escargots à la Bourguignonne is somewhat of an acquired taste and are popular among those with an adventurous palate. This classic French dish is thought to be difficult to prepare, perfect and serve but that’s surely not the case. Generally served in single-serving plates, our version is cooked in a …

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Port Cheese Spread

Port Cheese is typically served as a spread or in a ball, this cheese also makes a wonderful hostess gift.

This port wine cheese recipe is typically served as a spread or in a ball. This flavorful cheese also makes a wonderful gift for the wine-lover or foodie on your list. #Port Cheese Recipe #Port Wine Cheese Spread #Homemade Hostess gifts #Mason Jar Gifts #Kitchen Dreaming

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

Bring the deliciousness of the wing shop home to your oven with Crispy Baked Chicken Wings that have a crisp exterior that mimics being fried.

I came across this recipe for Crispy Baked Chicken Wings in one of my older issues of Cooks Country Magazine (I keep every issue and re-read them from time to time). We make a lot of chicken in the oven and no matter how hard I’ve tried I just couldn’t get them …

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Plantain Chips with Mojo Vinaigrette

Homemade Green Plantain Chips with Mojo Vinaigrette are so easy to make and are reminiscent of the style chips served in the Cuban cafes

Homemade Green Plantain Chips with Mojo Vinaigrette is so easy to make and are reminiscent of the style chips served in the Cuban cafes I’ve eaten at in Florida. They were the perfect accompaniment for our Cuban Theme Party (post coming Sept 21). Because of the starchiness of the plantains, …

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These potstickers are easy to make and so much tastier that anything you'll find in your grocer's freezer section. | |

By far, one of my favorite Asian foods is potstickers. I would love to eat them more often but always hate the exorbitant price they carry in our local restaurants. At about $7 or more for 6 as an appetizer, we just don’t order them often. In my local Asian …

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Homemade Spicy Party Mix

This simple, easy-to-follow recipe for Homemade Spicy Party Mix will be a hit at your next backyard barbecue, tailgate or game day buffet.

My husband is an avid snacker and likes to nosh on tasty tidbits during his downtime both at the station and at home. Granted, with our schedules, he doesn’t have much downtime these days but nevertheless, he does still enjoy snack time. The other thing we really enjoy is hosting …

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Quick Pickled Shrimp

This simple, easy to follow recipe for Quick Pickled Shrimp is perfect for summer.

Summer meals in my house contain a lot of fresh, local seafood. Fresh local shrimp tops our list and is a favorite of every member of my family. Since we are hosting some summer barbecues this year with friends and family, we wanted to start early in getting our recipes …

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