Baba Ganoush

2 pounds Italian eggplants (about 2 small-to-medium eggplants*) 2 medium cloves of garlic, pressed or minced 2 tablespoons lemon juice, more if necessary ¼ cup tahini ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing the eggplant and garnish 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, plus extra for garnish ¾ teaspoon salt, to taste ¼ … Read more

Pimiento Cheese

Ingredients One 4-ounce jar chopped pimientos, drained 1 cup mayonnaise 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper 2 cups grated Cheddar (8 ounces) 2 cups grated Colby (8 ounces) Directions Combine pimientos, mayonnaise, garlic, lemon juice, dry mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and … Read more

Palta Mollda (Avocado Dip)

Palta is the Chilean word for avocado. The Chilean avocados are smaller than the California avocados. However, the California avocado works just as well. Ingredients 1 large ripe avocado 1 small lemon 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Salt, to taste Crackers for serving Instructions Peel the avocado and, … Read more

Bocadillos (Little Morsels)

This list of ingredients is flexible depending upon availability’. Serve on a tray wrt’h toothpicks. 1/2 cup smoked mussels or oysters (The canned variety is used but make sure to drain them well before using. Keep in refrigerator until ready to serve.) 1/2 cup stuffed green olives 1I2 cup black olives, pitted 1/2 cup marinated … Read more

Maple sticks

1/2 cup margarine 2 packages yeast 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups water 2 eggs beaten 8 cups sifted flour 1 teaspoon salt Powdered sugar Cream the margarine and sugar. Add eggs. Sprinkle yeast over lukewarm water. Start to blend. Add dissolved yeast with remaining water and flour to create mixture. Need until smooth. Place in … Read more

Cheese Log or Ball

Elaine Robey 12/13/2006 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened to room temperature 1 8 ounce package shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 8 ounce package shredded colby/monterey jack cheese 1 8 ounce package shredded Mexican or pepper jack cheese (Use any combination of cheese you like) 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp red cayenne pepper … Read more

Cranberry Cinnamon Goat Cheese Spread

Cranberry-Cinnamon Goat Cheese Spread Source: sweetsaltysc.blogspot.comINGREDIENTS Cranberry-Cinnamon Goat Cheese Spread (serves 2-3)1/8-1/4 c dried cranberries (to taste)1/2 tsp cinnamon, plus more for mixing1/4 c red wine (water may be substituted)4 oz creamy goat cheese, room temperatureCrackers for servingDIRECTIONS Put cranberries and cinnamon in a heat-proof bowl. Heat wine in a small saucepan until it comes … Read more

Sausage Balls

1 lb of medium sausage 3 – 31/2 c Bisquick 1 lb of shredded cheddar cheese 1 – 2 tablespoons of water, optional (if dough is dry)   Mix sausage & cheese together.  Add Bisquick.  Add water if dough is too dry.  Roll into balls. Bake @ 350 degrees for 15 – 18 minutes. From Laura’s NC … Read more

Hot Crackers

1 and 1/2 cups canola oil 1 hidden valley ranch dry dressing mix 1 teaspoon Tony Chachere’s Original Creole seasoning 2-3 tablespoons crushed red peppers (depends on how hot you want them) 3 or 4 sleeves crackers (depends on how hot you want them) Mix everything but crackers together stir a few time for about … Read more