Fig Skewers Recipe With Bacon & Jalapeño For National Fig Week

  [1] Scrumptious bites: a medley of flavors and textures (photos #1 and #2 © California Fig Commission). [2] Dried figs are delicious snacking right from the bowl. Enjoy them with a piece of cheese, too. [3] Uncured bacon, free of added sugar and nitrates (photo © Butcher Box). [4] Fontina cheese is made in…
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Mummy Jalapeño Poppers Recipe For Halloween

  After the feedback from yesterday’s scary recipe, Feetloaf, we have time to offer one more before the big night (a.k.a. Halloween): a mummy jalapeño poppers recipe (photos #1 and #4). This recipe is from Folios Cheese Wraps, a Nibble Top Pick Of The Week. They’re a great product that you can use instead of…
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Meatless Beef Samosas Recipe For World Samosa Day

[1] Classic samosas are triangular in shape (photo© Satyam Verma | Pexels). [2] The most popular filling combines potatoes, onions, and green peas with a variety of spices, including black mustard seeds, coriander, cumin, curry powder, garlic, ginger, and jalapeño. Here’s the recipe (photo © Oona Settembre | David & Busters | Dallas | Idaho…
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Fancy Snacking With Garnished Fresh Goat Cheese & Crackers

August is National Goat Cheese Month, so this past weekend, we grabbed a log of goat cheese and crackers for our guests. Although a log of fresh goat cheese is spreadable, it’s also crumbly. For the sake of neatness, we decided to pre-spread the crackers. Then we had a tray full of boring-looking, white-topped crackers.…
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Breakfast, Lunch, Appetizer: Whipped Ricotta Crostini Recipe

[1] Crostini with whipped ricotta and a sweet topping of honey, or savory marinated cherry tomatoes (photo © Belfiore Cheese Company). [2] Fresh ricotta before it’s whipped (photo © DeLaurenti Food & Wine). [3] When ricotta is whipped, it looks like this. Here, it’s garnished with maple syrup and Calabrian chiles and served with grilled…
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