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Category Archives: appetizers

Pickled Shrimp

So the Holidays are officially over and 2012 is here, Happy New Year to you all and thank you for your continued support and kind comments! Lorna and I did plenty of cooking while she was here which was so much fun, it was lovely to have the time together to try out some new […]

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Butternut Squash Soup

Now Halloween is done with, we (in America) are racing toward our next big holiday, Thanksgiving. Last year my brother-in law and his wife did the honors, and the year before that my mother-in-law, so this year I’m up! This means the next few recipes from me will all be things that might make it […]

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Crab and radish bruschetta

Apologies it’s been a while since we posted, but for us both life has been a little hectic of late. I’ve been busy launching my freelance career back in the UK, unpacking, training for and running my first ever marathon (yes it’s true!), and well to be honest just enjoying getting to know Brighton, especially […]

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Baked figs with blue cheese & prosciutto

This is the ultimate crowd pleaser, a fabulous & easy recipe that we both serve often as an appetizer or finger food, also good on top of a lightly dressed salad to make a fuller starter course for dinner parties. The combination of the figs, cheese and ham is a classic but with the twist […]

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Caramelised endive with Serrano ham

I’ve only really used endives a couple of times in the past, Mel & I once made this fabulous crab meat and grated radish salad forĀ a New York Christmas eve party which transformed into a very pretty finger appetizer when scooped onto an individual endive leaf, it was incredibly tasty, but it’s only now I […]

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