Browsing Category APPETIZERS

Patsy’s Pizza

My sister Patsy, or Pat, is the pizza queen of the family! She is famous for her pizza and makes it the best! Her technique never fails her and people go crazy for it! The crust is delicious and crunchy, and the sauce is simple and spiced just right! VIDEO:  Pat and I made a video of her making pizza because her technique is so unusual…

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Honey Bourbon Cocktail Meatball Appetizers ~ Slow Cooker

“An easy cocktail meatball appetizer recipe that a lot of people really like!  The honey and the bourbon give a delicious flavor to the Swedish meatballs.  You can use any small frozen meatballs, but I like it best with the Swedish meatballs.  Using a slow cooker always helps to eliminate last-minute prep time when it comes to appetizers!  You can serve them right from the…

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Falafels

“Salwa, a dear co-worker of mine from Egypt got me hooked on falafels! Falafels are small chickpea patties that are sold in the streets throughout the mid-east. They are famous here in New York too. Salwa’s homemade falafels are so amazing! She knew how much I loved them and made them for me often when we worked together. They are a great non-meat source of…

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Sweet Potato Latkes

   For Sweet Potato Latkes, just follow my recipe for Basic Latkes at  angiesopenrecipebox.com/2018/02/25/basic-latkes but substitute 1 large sweet potato for the 3 large potatoes.   Here is the recipe for Sweet Potato Latkes with the sweet potato already substituted: INGREDIENTS: 1 large sweet potato, peeled 1 large onion 1 small celery stalk, with fronds  5 sprigs fresh parsley 1 egg, beaten ¼ cup flour…

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Basic Latkes

“Latkes are traditionally served at Hanukkah with applesauce or sour cream but everyone eats them all year round!  They are just too good to eat only once a year!  There are many variations of latkes: adding vegetable combinations, adding cheese, or using sweet potatoes. To change them up my favorite veggies to add are zucchini and carrots!  Sometimes broccoli. Try sweet potatoes, they are so…

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Zucchini Patties

“I tried!  We liked!  I recommend!  From Allrecipes, I adapted these and they are really delish! My husband Bill raved about them!  Zucchini patties with mozzarella cheese and red pepper, they make a great appetizer or a little snack.  I added red pepper to the recipe. You can substitute the red pepper for any other vegetable you like or use just the zucchini.  We like…

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7-Layer Italian Dip

“If you are a fan of the 7-Layer Mexican Dip, or any other baked dip, you will love this one! You can substitute ground beef or turkey for the sausage, and change-up the layers to your own taste. Other veggies like mushrooms, onions, or broccoli would be great! Add whatever YOU like in the layers and it will still be outrageous! This is a great…

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