What a fine test of my culinary skills occurred during our bicycling, RV adventure this past weekend. A moment where wife was bragging to some fellow campers/cyclists about my past career and it was necessary to show my chef skills. Our fellow cycling campers were enjoying my finger foods after a day of riding….
Making a nice salad dressing for a lunch or meal is something to anyone can create. Here is a recipe that has been in my stash of notes for years. Let’s make a Ranch style dressing that tastes great and is thick and satisfying. 3/4 cup Greek yogurt, plain 1/4 cup buttermilk 2 tsp
I love a nice lemon scone. Add a thick lemon custard topping and you have a fine dessert item. Let’s make a Lemon scone…..Ahhhhhh…where is my coffee? Lemon Custard Sauce 1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg, preferably freshly grated pinch of salt 2 cups warm water 4 egg yolks, beaten 4
Crostini’s A crostini is a baguette slice that has been brushed with a light olive oil or an olive oil and garlic and baked. You can top them with just about any meat, cheese or sauce combo to make a taste that you enjoy. I love a little Asiago cheese and a roasted red pepper
How did an entree fall on my finger food menu… hmmmmmmm… Sister-in-law…. and Mother-in-law… they need a MEAL…SHi@! Well that said….Let’s make a Shrimp Scampi….It is an easy menu item that is usually served over pasta or rice… but gets neither in my party. Shrimp Scampi 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4
Swedish Meatballs 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 onion, diced 1 pound ground beef 1 pound ground pork 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs 2 large egg yolks 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg Salt ,to taste Ground black pepper, to taste Swedish Meatball Gravy 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 4 cups
There are so many types of hors d’oeuvres to discuss that I could go on for several hundred recipes. I will limit this to the items I am serving at the party at my house. Let’s make some hors d’oeuvres for the Superbowl Party! I bought a bag of frozen wing segments from the Sam’s