Sunday, November 9, 2008

Artichoke Dip With Roasted Red Peppers

Artichoke Dip With Roasted Red Peppers
...another great appetizer recipe to try !

Appetizer Recipes INGREDIENTS

* 1 cup mayonnaise
* 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
* 1 can or jar (12 to 14 ounces) artichoke hearts, drained, not marinated
* 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
* 1/8 teaspoon onion powder, optional
* 1/4 cup minced roasted red pepper

Appetizer Recipes INSTRUCTIONS
Combine all ingredients; spread in a pie plate or shallow 1-quart baking dish. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Serve cold or heat in the oven for about 10 minutes at 350°. Don't reheat in the microwave or dip might separate. The great appetizer recipe is ready to serve...Nice taste !

Try also this appetizer : Chicken-croquettes-recipe

Delicious Artichoke Cheese Dip

Delicious Artichoke Cheese Dip... a great appetizer recipe to try !

* 1 cup mayonnaise
* 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
* 1 can (14 ounces) artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
* dash garlic powder
* 2 tablespoons finely chopped green onion
* 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped ripe tomato
Combine mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, artichokes, and garlic powder; blend well. Spread mixture in a 9-inch pie plate. Bake at 350° for about 25 minutes, or until lightly browned.
Garnish with the green onion and chopped tomato. Serve with assorted crackers or tortilla chips.
The appetizer recipe is ready ! Great for parties !


Artichoke Cheesecake

Appetizer Artichoke Cheesecake
..another great appetizer recipes !


* 2 jars (6 ounces each) marinated artichokes, drained
* 8 green onions, chopped (with green)
* 16 ounces ricotta cheese
* 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
* 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
* 1/2 cup sour cream
* 4 eggs, slightly beaten
* 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
* 1/2 teaspoon dry leaf tarragon, crumbled
* 1/2 teaspoon dry leaf oregano, crumbled
* 1/4 teaspoon dry leaf thyme, crumbled
* 1/8 teaspoon dry leaf sage, crumbled
* 1/4 teaspoon pepper
* 6 sheets filo or phyllo dough
* 1/4 cup melted butter

Coarsely chop the artichokes; combine in a bowl with choppedgreen onion, ricotta, Parmesan, and Monterey Jack cheeses, sour cream, eggs, flour, tarragon, oregano, thyme, and pepper. Blend well.

Brush butter on a layer of filo dough and place in a 9-inch spring form pan, letting it drape up and over sides. repeat with 2 more sheets of filo. (Keep filo covered with a damp cloth while not working with it to keep it from drying out.)

Add cheese mixture to the pan. Trim filo dough; allow the top edge to extend about 1 1/2 inches above the filling. Fold dough over filling and place trimmed scraps on top.

Brush another sheet of filo with butter. fold in half (butter side in) and lay on top of the filling, shaping to fit pan and folding the edges underneath. Brush with more butter. Repeat with the remaining 2 sheets of filo.
Bake artichoke tart at 400° for 20 minutes. Cover loosely with foil and bake 35 minutes longer. Makes 10 appetizer servings, served warm or at room temperature. The great appetizer recipe is ready ! Nice one ! Enjoy it with friends!


Bean and Bacon Pizza

Bean and Bacon Pizza...a nice appetizer recipe...nice !


* refrigerated or homemade pizza dough, for 12" pizza
* 1 can (16 oz) chili beans, mild or hot
* 5 slices bacon, cooked & crumbled
* 1 small onion, sliced in rings
* 2 cups Mexican-style cheese blend, shredded

Place oven rack in lowest position; preheat oven to 425°.

Grease a 12-inch pizza pan or 9x13-inch baking pan. Press pizza dough into greased pan. Bake for 5 minutes, or until crust just begins to brown. In a bowl combine beans (undrained) onion slices and bacon. Spread bean mixture over the pizza crust. Sprinkle cheese evenly over the bean mixture. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly. The appetizer recipe of bean and bacon pizza is ready to serve...nice taste ! Great one !

Barbecued Chicken Drummettes

Barbecued Chicken Drummettes
Try this great appetizer recipe....Nice !

Appetizer Recipes INGREDIENTS

* 1 cup apricot nectar
* 1/4 cup tomato paste
* 1/4 cup honey
* 1/2 to 1 whole hot chile pepper, such as serrano or jalapeno, seeds removed, finely minced
* 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
* 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
* 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 2 pounds chicken drummettes, skin removed (about 16)

Appetizer Recipes INSTRUCTIONS
Heat oven to 375°. In small bowl combine apricot nectar, tomato paste, honey, chile, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and salt. Mix well. Place drummettes in a 13x9-inch baking pan. Pour sauce over chicken. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes, basting with sauce from time to time, until chicken is cooked through. Makes 16 appetizers. Its ready to serve..a nice one ! Enjoy it !

Sausage & Apple Bites

Appetizer-Sausage & Apple Bites
A nice appetizer recipe to try !


* 2 1/2 cups baking mix
* 1 pound raw bulk breakfast sausage, hot or mild
* 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
* 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
* 2 tablespoons grated onion
* 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
* 2 medium apples, finely chopped (about 1/2 to 3/4 cup chopped finely)

Combine all ingredients; knead until well blended. Form into 1-inch balls and place on a baking sheet. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until browned; turn after 10 minutes. Makes about 3 dozen. The appetizer recipe of sausage is ready to serve..enjoy the feasts !

Parmesan Puff Recipe

Parmesan Puff Recipe
Try this great appetizer recipe... with chopped mushrooms, olives, and green onions, along with Parmesan cheese, sour cream, and pastry...a nice combinations !


* 1 1/2 cups flour
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 1 cup margarine
* 1/2 cup sour cream
* 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
* 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
* 2 tablespoons chopped mushrooms
* 2 tablespoons chopped ripe olives

Mix flour and salt; cut margarine in until mixture begins to form a ball. Blend in sour cream. Divide dough into 4 parts. Wrap each part and chill several hours. Heat oven to 350 degrees.

On floured board, roll each section into a 12 x 6-inch rectangle. Sprinkle one-half each rectangle with either cheese, onion, mushrooms or olives. Fold dough over to make a 6-inch sqare. Cut the 6-inch square into 2-inch squares, pressing edges. Continue until all dough is prepared.

Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes. May be prepared in advance and refrigerated, then baked for 30 minutes. This nice appetizer recipe makes 36 appetizers....great ! Enjoy it !