Chipotle Deviled Eggs

Are you thinking hard for exciting appetizers for your guests this upcoming holiday? Think no more because these hors d’oeuvres will surely stimulate your guest’s taste buds for more to come. This is one tried and true appetizer through the years, I bet not everybody knows how to prepare this. Let’s gather up our ingredients.  …

Beets for Hummus

Couldn’t believe that healthy can be this delicious. Some people put tahini but mine has none and for my preference I like it that way but still a win-win accomplishment, this is plant-based food again not animal based artery clogging foods. So lets gather up our ingredients and start preparing it right away but you…

Bacon Topped Home-made Italian Beef Patties

I just got some Organic ground beef, so I decided to make Italian Beef Patties as appetizers and for a pizza .This recipe is so simple to make.   INGREDIENTS: 1 and 1/2 pound Organic ground beef 1 tsp. pepper 1/2 Tbsp.whole fennel 1/4 tsp. ground fennel 1 tsp. ground red  pepper flakes 1/4 tsp….

Mussels as Appetizer

  If you don’t have any sizzling Sisig or crispy Pata (the usual famous Filipino appetizers ) no problem; I’ve got you covered with these  mussels which are a great appetizer with drinks! The recipe is so simple but you have to decide if you want to add some Chipotle peppers in for extra kick, I…

Quinoa Brown Rice and Salmon

As it is the start of the Lenten Season, I cannot touch any chicken, beef, lamb, and/or turkey meat and only vegetables, fruits, and fish every Ash Wednesday starting the 1st of March, and on every Friday of Lent. Since Jesus sacrificed his flesh for us on Good Friday, we refrain from eating meat in…

Swedish Meatballs in Spaghetti Nests

Off from work, so we decided to head to Ikea in Hicksville and bought all the meatballs, beef, chicken, vegetables, lox, and everything else you could think of. I’ve suffered long enough with my flimsy and aged kitchen gadgets, so I bought new ones (I still forgot to get hanging hooks for my improvised hanging…

Sweet & Spicy Cracker Bark

Got this recipe many years ago from a newspaper; the page was really torn and I couldn’t see who wrote it, but it’s sooo good! They go so fast. INGREDIENTS: 1 cup butter 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pumpkin spice blend 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper 1…

Cheese-Stuffed Dates and Chestnuts

For those who are thinking of an appetizer to prepare this Thanksgiving day, this one is a regular in our household. One holiday I couldn’t figure out an appetizer to make in a short amount of time, so I gathered the roasted chestnuts and placed them in the middle of the plate and added these…

Shrimp/Scallop Ceviche (Kinilaw)

Ceviche is a seafood dish popular in the coastal regions of Mexico, Ecuador, Columbia, Chile, Peru and other parts of Latin America. In the Philippines, it is called “kinilaw,” and it is basically fresh raw fish or seafoods cured by marinating in vinegar or citrus lime and lemon, added red onions, salt, pepper, and chili….