Appetizer Recipes Sifted


Apr 30, 2020

Greek Eggplant Dip/Spread "Melitzanosalata"

By Maria *
The eggplant dip/spread "Melitzanosalata" is a simple but tasty summer appetizer "meze" It is also consumed...
Apr 25, 2020

Cod Roe Fritters "Taramokeftedes"

By Maria *
These fritters are a great "meze" appetizer during Easter Lent. But even more during summer with...
Aug 28, 2019

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

By Francine Lizotte
Smooth and creamy, this homemade hummus is so good, so healthy and so full of flavor,...
May 26, 2019

Avocado Dip

By Lori Kaye
My maternal grandmother was born in 1900 on the island of Rhodes, in Greece. She and...
Jun 14, 2018

Dukkah (Egyptian Nut/Spice)

By Sherry Blizzard
I first heard about this in a magazine flying from Seattle to Fairbanks and was instantly...
Apr 12, 2018

Samosas Simplified

By Monika Rosales
This is my take on making Samosas, since these are not the traditional ones ( of...
Mar 27, 2018

Sauteed Cabbage

By Delia H
Great for lunch, or a side dish.
Sep 21, 2017

Ciabatta Florentine

By Nor Mac
This is a appetizer I created. It reminds me of a garlic white pizza. ...
Feb 17, 2016

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

By Brenda Washnock
This is a bold flavored hummus that's easy to season according to your personal taste. ...
Jan 10, 2016

Super Bowl Super Guacamole

By George Levinthal
When you're planning a dinner party, a picnic, barbeque or a watching party for your favorite...
Dec 31, 2015

Laura's Tangy Salsa

By Kathey's Genealogy
We like our salsa tangier and with heat. Don't like the heat? Remove the seeds.
Dec 15, 2015

Twice Fried Cast Iron Skillet French Fries

By Maggie May Schill
Why twice fried? Simple, though you can get pretty good fries by cooking them all the...
Sep 30, 2015

Tasty Easy Peasy Fried Chickpeas

By Andy Anderson !
Here is something that is easy to make and serves as an excellent side dish or...
Sep 4, 2015

Fresh garden, and papaya salsa

By Cindy Rice
Went to the grocery store last week..was in the produce section.. A very large plastic jar of...
Aug 17, 2015

Mango Necterine Salsa

By Julia Ferguson
We love this stuff served on grilled fish, also good on grilled fish tacos and grilled...
Aug 4, 2015

Black Bean Dip

By Lisa 'Gayle' Goff
This dip is from my friend Erica whose vegetarian lifestyle challenges me to be more creative....
Jul 11, 2015

Kale Chips Drizzled with White Truffle oil

By Monika Rosales
Warning, These are addictive...perfect crunchy snack.
Jun 19, 2015

Roasted Corn Salad

By Lynn Socko
This is a deliciously fresh salad that can be prepared on the grill or in the...
May 31, 2015

Fresh Mexican Restaurant Salsa Roja (Red Salsa)

By Family Favorites
Ok, I'll admit it. I'm a salsa snob. There. I said it. I just can't bring...
May 14, 2015

RAW CAULIFLOWER TABOULI SALAD WITH OKRA by EDDIE

By Eddie Jordan
This is a really good Tabouli and it is Vegan. Try is I think you...
May 1, 2015

This is vegan? Nacho cheese sauce

By Paetra Lara
You don't have to be vegan to eat this. It is also good on scrambled eggs...
Apr 25, 2015

Super Easy Baked Falafel (Chick Pea Patties)

By Heidi Hoerman
These falafel are baked and lightly sweetened through the inclusion of sweet potato making them a...
Mar 25, 2015

Deliciously Deceptive Strawberry Salsa

By Family Favorites
I attended a meeting last night where this salsa was served. I kept going back for...
Mar 23, 2015

Family Favorite Crab Pasta Salad (Quick & Easy)

By Family Favorites
This is a wonderful, tasty, semi-homemade, go-to salad recipe that I use often in the spring...
20 Summer Seafood Recipes

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