FOOD FUN: Gazpacho Shooters With Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Looking for some sophisticated party fun? Here’s an idea from Elegant Affairs Caterers, riffing on tomato soup and grilled cheese: Gazpacho shooters, topped with mini grilled cheese sandwiches. Make your favorite gazpacho recipe, and use thin bread for the grilled cheese (photo #1). Another fun gazpacho idea: top the shot glass with Tostitos Scoops filled…
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RECIPE: Cold Tortellini Antipasto Or Appetizer With Pesto Dip

Since it’s National IPA Day, our last article was on this favorite style of craft beer. Here’s something to serve with it, when you’re kicking back with a beer: a pasta salad with antipasto accents and a creamy pesto dip. This super-easy tortellini recipe (photo #1) can be served as an antipasto/snack, as a light…
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PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Summer Snacking

For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been snacking away on Cheddies, Hint and Nature’s Bakery.     1. CHEDDIES CHEDDAR CRACKERS Cheddies were a serendipitous food find. We were at an enormous trade show—think the Disneyland of food, occupying an entire convention center. After tasting samples, for four hours straight. We could not try…
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