Simple but tasty appetizer. BLT’s (Gluten Free!! :>) )
Done, easy, tasty and GLUTEN FREE!!
Super Summer appetizer, Beef Carpaccio
Great, light summer dinner or appetizer; White Pizza. Chef had the pleasure of serving White Pizza at the Loon Feather Reunion party. Host La Donna had purchased a truffle (NO, not the chocolate kind) Yes a real fungi from France, Truffle. So, White Pizza with Truffle was the appetizer.Pizza dough (see recipe below) or buy frozen pizza dough. Olive Oil or Truffle Oil 2 Cloves Garlic 1 C Parmesan Cheese or Italian 3 Cheese Mix 8 oz Fresh Mozzarella Roll dough out to a medium to thin crust. About 12-14″ round. Sprinkle with Olive Oil. Slice garlic over Pizza and distribute evenly Dice/Slice mozzarella and distribute over Pizza, Spread grated Italian Cheese. Top with anything to your liking. Herbs (oregano, Basil), Red Pepper flakes, Mushrooms, TRUFFLES !!, Onions. For heartier fare, add cooked Chicken breast meat. 2 Methods to Bake: On the grill with a Pizza stone 400 degrees or hotter OR in the Oven at 500 degrees use a Pizza Stone or baking sheet Bake 10-12 minutes until crust is puffed and brown. Slice into small wedges (12-16) and serve
I have acquired some beautiful Northern Michigan Morel Mushrooms and would like some serving suggestions for my weekend reunion party. Please advise.
Petoskey Mushroom Maven
Dear Northern ‘Shroomer
Here are a few suggestions that come to mind:Morel Bisque Morel Omelet or Quiche, Egg White Omelet w/Morel and Fontina Cheese Morel Gravy and Biscuits Angel Hair Pasta and Morel in cream sauce Morel and Asparagus Risotto White Pizza with Morels Bacon Wrapped Morel Poppers Chicken stuffed with Morel Duxelles Stuffed Grilled Morels Bacon and Morel Mac and Cheese
I hope these ideas have your mouth watering and your skillet sizzling!
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We’ve had a vast amount of requests (2) for Katie’s recipe that won the challenge so here it is.
Preheat oven to 400°F. Arrange onions in single layer on rimmed baking sheet; drizzle 1/4 cup olive oil over; turn onions to coat. Sprinkle with salt. Roast until soft and brown on edges, turning every 15 minutes, about 1 hour. Transfer to platter. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cool. (Can be made 4 hours ahead. Cover; let stand at room temperature.)
Sprinkle cheese over onions. Drizzle 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, then vinegar over cheese and onions. Sprinkle with almonds, then chives and serve.
‘Tis the Season to be asked to “Please bring an appetizer” for a party. Here is a simple, savory and most requested recipe of this year.
Ham and Gruyere Mini Turnovers
1C Finely shredded Gruyere cheese (3 oz) 4 oz Diced cooked Ham 3 Tbsp Half & Half 1-1/2 tsp Dried Sage crumbled 1 Pkg Frozen Puff Pastry sheets THAWED 1 Egg lightly beaten for “wash” Preheat oven to 400°F Mix cheese, ham, half and half and sage. On lightly floured surface, roll out 1 sheet of pastry to a 12 inch square. Cut into 9 squares (3×3) Working one square at a time, Brush edges with egg wash Place 1Tbsp of Cheese Mixture in middle and fold edges together to form a Triangle. Press edges together with fork tines to seal and decorate. Transfer to ungreased baking sheet and brush top with egg wash. Repeat with the other 8 squares and again with sheet #2. Bake 5 minutes. Reduce heat to 375° and bake an additional 15 minutes or more until pastry is puffed and golden brown. Serve warm. Can serve with Dijon or Cajun Mustard as a dipping sauce. Makes 18 Can be assembled up to 2 weeks in advance and frozen. Bake FROZEN uncooked Turnovers at 300°for 10 minutes. Then increase temp to 350° and bake for 12 more minutes until puffed and golden brown.
How about an Antipasto Tray !!
Meats: Genoa Salami, Pepperoni, Cappacolla, Anchovies, Sardines
Cheeses: Mini mozzarella, smoked Provolone, Asiago, Fontina, Grana Padano
Olives, Artichoke Hearts, Roasted Red Peppers, Green Onion, Pickled Veggies (Giardiniera), Pepperoncini Peppers, Grape Tomatoes, Asparagus Spears, Pickled Mushrooms.
Serve with crusty Bread, Bread Sticks or Crackers. Olive Oil on the side for dipping.
How easy is that ? And remember: Appearance is 85% of Appreciation so make it LOOK GOOD !