Daily Dinner Table

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Category Archives: appetizer

I DO know Jack Dip

Need something to bring to an impromptu party? Friends dropping by unexpectedly? Here is a great snack/ dip you can whip up in 5 minutes, tastes great and (aside from … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

With a little help from my freezer

Does this look like a frozen pizza? Well, it is, and it isn’t! I like to keep a frozen pizza in the freezer for a quick “emergency” situation. If I … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · 6 Comments

Roasted Eggplant dip/spread

Ok, so this may not be the prettiest dish out there, but it DOES taste good! It’s great for a dip with some whole grain crackers, a spread to put … Continue reading

July 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Eggplant Barbaraja’ne (rhymes with Parmesan)

Day 2 of eating clean!  I’m still enjoying my book, learning all sorts of new things conflicting with what I thought I knew about food and nutrition  already. I’m quite … Continue reading

July 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chard Tort

Sister visit continued! My sister, Eileen, made this for us and ohhhhhhh is it SO good! I haven’t tried this myself yet, therefore no alterations have been made by me. … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cucumber Caviar Canapé

Want a simply delicious light summertime appetizer or little snack? Here ya go! This little bite is a nice blend of fresh, crisp, savory & salty, with the added benefit … Continue reading

June 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

Med Pie (Mediterranean Pizza)

My oh my, ‘atsa Pie! I was first introduced to a version of this pizza by my sister in law, Kathy, who is a fabulous cook. I don’t recall exactly … Continue reading

May 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Party Peacock

Here is a great centerpiece you can eat too! My sisters an I made this for my niece’s wedding reception last fall. Maddie (Mom of the bride) saw an idea … Continue reading

May 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

You don’t know Jack Salsa

Who’d think snacking could be good for you? With this salsa, you don’t have to feel too guilty. If you use celery squash or zucchini rounds instead of chips, all … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Crab Dip

A delicious, quick and easy appetizer. My Mom made this quite often and I always requested this for my birthday dinner… along with crab legs (no, one can never have … Continue reading

May 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chutney Cheese Ball

These get eaten up right away, and the request for this recipe soon follows.  Super simple, a great thing to whip together quickly if company drops in, or if you … Continue reading

May 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Tomato mozzarella salad

A great little simple salad. You’ll need cherry red and yellow tomatoes, if available. Soft mozzarella cheese ball, diced Basil ( gourmet garden works well too) Balsamic vinegar Lemon balm … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Crab Salad with Gazpacho and Avocado Salsas

I LOVE this! This is one of my favorite things to make either for a festive appetizer or a nice luncheon. It’s diet friendly, beautiful, and really tasty. It’s especially … Continue reading

March 15, 2012 · Leave a comment