Appetizers

Recipe: Spicy Seared Scallops

Recipe: Spicy Seared Scallops

These scallops are perfect cottage-fare. Light, easy to prepare, few ingredients and oh-so-tasty. And you can make them in massive quantities, if you need to serve an army of cottagers.

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Recipe: Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Recipe: Stuffed Mushroom Caps

These are a perfect appetizer with almost any meal. Easy to make, delicious to eat…what more could you ask for?

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Devilled Eggs (an Egg-Stravaganza)

Devilled Eggs (an Egg-Stravaganza)

What better way to begin a summer barbeque than a platter of chilled, delicious deviled eggs? Having a variety of tastes is a great way to please everyone without having to spend the whole day in the kitchen making a multitude of different dishes.

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Recipe: Roasted Garlic, Goat Cheese, Chutney & Caramelized Onions

Recipe: Roasted Garlic, Goat Cheese, Chutney & Caramelized Onions

The pairing of salty warmed goat cheese, savory roasted garlic, slightly sweet and slightly tangy cranberry chutney and sweet caramelized onions together just makes every bite stand up and stand out.

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Recipe: Tomato, Onion and Goat Cheese Tart

Recipe: Tomato, Onion and Goat Cheese Tart

This could also be made as one large nine-inch tart, but I like it better in single serving size.

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Simple Samosas

Simple Samosas

Making samosas with phyllo dough may be a clash of two cultures, but I never worry about that. Phyllo makes making them so simple you are willing to make them for dinner or lunch at any time. Serve these with a light cucumber raita as a dipping sauce and you’re all set.

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