Double Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Mushroom caps have long been a staple on appetizer buffets, and rightly so! They’re easy to do, usually just a mouthful or two, a perfect finger food. They’re typically filled with cream cheese, maybe with some crab mixed in. Cheese seems to be in so many appetizers, so if there’s a way to hold back on…

Black Bean & Quinoa Wraps

Earlier this spring I was catering for a large group, and was asked to provide a 50/50 split of vegetarian and meat sandwiches or wraps. This is so standard now, as many non-vegetarians simply don’t want to be eating meat at every turn. The vegetarian wraps would need to be sustaining, not just filled with…

Bombay Chicken Cups

This is a delightful little appetizer that is refreshing, and nutritious. It works well in any season, is easy to prepare, and different enough to interest your guests. At a recent dinner, we set out a platter of four-dozen of these, and the platter was emptied within 10 minutes. They are truly a little nibble. Light and fresh,…

Bombay Chicken Wraps

Having wanted to design a recipe for an appetizer that didn’t include seafood, cheese, or deep-frying, I came up with a miniature chicken salad, that is usually served in tiny pastry cups, croustades. I have, on occasion, served it on tortilla chips. I’m not sure when I started making these, but do know that it was many…