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February 22, 2012

Plantain Chips with Chimichurri

Instead of tortilla chips and salsa, try Plantain Chips with Chimichurri as an appetizer to kick off a Latin themed meal. The subtly sweet plantain chip makes a nice pairing with the olive oil-based South American sauce and its flavors of garlic and Italian parsley. Double the recipe if you plan to grill a steak […]

February 1, 2012

What’s Cookin’ Super Bowl Sunday?

So we have an East Coast match up set for Sunday: the New York Giants will take on the New England Patriots. And trust me readers, this is good for the Super Bowl menu. My family’s tradition is that we make something inspired by one team’s home region for our Super Bowl meal. We’ve made […]

May 16, 2011

Recipe Monday: Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

  Here’s an enhanced hummus flavored with garlic and roasted peppers. As an added bonus, the recipe yields garlic oil, perfect for dousing pasta or dipping bread. I suggest that you pair it with a Viognier or Viognier blend. Enjoy! -alyce eyster Print Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Author: http://www.culinarythymes.com Recipe Type: appetizer Prep Time:  10 mins Cook […]

April 29, 2011

Ease on into the weekend with Smoked Salmon Mousse

Here’s an appetizer that will ease you into the weekend. I suggest pairing it with a pinot noir or sauvignon blanc. Happy weekend! -alyce eyster   Print Smoked Salmon Mousse Author: http://www.culinarythymes.com Recipe Type: appetizer Prep Time:  10 mins Total Time:  10 mins Serves: 6   Ingredients ½ lb smoked salmon ½ lb cream cheese, room temperature ¼ […]

February 18, 2011

Elegant Smoked Salmon & Caviar Torte

Entertaining this weekend? Here’s an app that’s as tasty as it is elegant and impressive. This Smoked Salmon & Caviar Torte is rife with the luxurious flavors of caviar and smoked salmon. It’s lovely perched atop an antique cake stand and pairs nicely with a glass of bubbly. And really, it is not difficult to […]