RECIPE: Irish Nacho Bites For St. Patrick’s Day

[1] Irish-style potato nachos (photo © Irish Potato Commission). [2] Clockwise: horseradish root, prepared horseradish (made with vinegar and salt) and grated horseradish (photo © Microplane).   Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? If you’d like a special bite to serve with beer and Irish whiskey, try these Irish-Style Potato Nachos. This recipe was created by Patterson…
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FOOD FUN: Antipasto Cone Appetizer & Cocktail Snack

If you like to entertain with fun elements, how about a cone holder (photo #3)? Available in sizes from small to large, you can use them to serve: Ice cream cones Sushi hand rolls Popcorn and snack mixes Homemade potato chips or veggie chips Cotton candy Fries Fruit…and now… Antipasto!   We decided to try…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Zucchini Butter

Ready for zucchini season? This recipe, from Lucero Olive Oil, adds zucchini to a thicker pesto-like recipe, that’s used as a spread instead of a sauce. You can use it on crackers, crostini, grilled eggplant rounds, pizza dough and of course, toast. You can even add it to a savory oatmeal breakfast, mixed into the…
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FOOD FUN: Waffle Fry Sliders

Nick of Dude Foods is nothing if not creative. These Waffle Fry Sliders are an example. “The only real problem I came across when making my Waffle Fry Sliders was finding decently sized waffle fries,” says Nick. “I bought a bag of frozen fries from the grocery store and upon opening it I noticed that…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Spring Crostini

We recently wrote about spring crudités, but what else should be spring-ified? How about crostini, one of our favorite, easy-to-make nibbles. We serve them as snacks and with cocktails (including wine, beer and cider). You can also serve a couple of them as a first course, with a small lettuce salad.   SPRING CROSTINI INGREDIENTS…
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