Showing posts from August, 2009

Potato Bites with Smoked Salmon

Finger food with an elegant appearance, tiny potato halves stuffed with smoked salmon in sour cream spiked with capers, red onion and horseradish. Anyone who appreciates lox and bagels will love this quick and easy riff, an impressive-looking one-bite appetizer to brighten up holiday meals and appetizer buffets. Real Food, Fresh & Inventive. No Fork Required! Equally At Home for an Elegant Buffet or a Rustic Farm Table. Potluck & Party Friendly. Scales from Small Plates to Large Platters. Easy DIY. Weight Watchers Friendly.

Fried Bread

Better Toast: No Toaster Required Do you need a toaster to make toast? No! Is there a better way to make toast than in a toaster? Yes! Welcome to the old-fashioned life-changing world of "fried bread" which actually isn't fried per se. Instead, Fried Bread is just slices of good bread toasted on the stove in a hot pan until both sides are crisp and golden and buttery. You've never had such good toast ... so easy, so worthwhile. Whole Food, Simply Prepared. "Plain" But Perfect. Breakfast Comfort Food. Mere Minutes to the Table. Makes Great Appetizers and Open-Faced Sandwiches. Year-Round Kitchen Staple. Budget Friendly. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Potluck & Party Friendly. Easy DIY. Vegetarian. With vegan bread and a plant-based oil, Vegan Done Real .

Gum Drop Cookies

Are your kids back to school this week? Here's a way to give a after-school 'hug' – with homemade gum drop cookies, just the way like my mom did for my sister and me. They are sweet and chewy with jewel-colored chunks of spicy gum drops. The year my sister started kindergarten, my mom wrote here in Kitchen Parade, “It sure is quiet around the house these mornings. Even the dog looks forlorn now that the big orange monster has carried off both her children.” In her own childhood, Mom and her siblings often arrived home from school to a warm kitchen and fresh cookies. For her, after-school aromas of butter and sugar and spice were a sort of cookie hug that asked, “How was your day?" and made known "I’m glad you’re home!” Even as a working mom, she often baked cookies while waiting for that "big orange monster” school bus to spit us out at the end of the driveway. With flat, gummy rounds tucked like jewel surprises inside the dough, this old recipe f

Cantaloupe Salad with Feta & Basil

A sweet 'n' savory summer fruit salad, the sweet from a juicy-ripe muskmelon, the savory from chunks of feta cheese and ribbons of fresh basil. This salad almost makes itself, it's that easy! Fresh & Seasonal. Summer Easy. Weight Watchers Friendly. Low Carb. Great for Meal Prep.