TIP OF THE DAY: Cheese Hors d’Oeuvre For Entertaining Or Snacking

We found these photos on the Facebook page of Jarlsberg USA, and liked the idea for holiday entertaining as well as family snacking. Make four or five different versions to serve with cocktails, or one or two types for a TV snack. For a children’s activity, you can set out ingredients and let kids assemble…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Make Easy Food On A Stick

You can convert these plain bamboo skewers into delicious hors d’oeuvre and party food. We created the skewer in the photo below just by opening the pantry door and removing jars of artichoke hearts, olives and roasted red peppers. Skewers typically can be found in different sizes: 4-inch skewers for single bites; 6-inch skewers for…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Food On A Stick

Our favorite solution to “what to do withthe skewers.” Photo by River Soma | THE NIBBLE.   Food on a stick is such fun party fare, there’s a new cookbook devoted to it (called, appropriately, On A Stick). But what happens to all the sticks when the food is consumed? They typically lie like an…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Deck the Hors

How festive are these! Stuff peppadews with feta or goat cheese. Photo courtesy PeppadewUSA.com. Be “seasonal” and include some red and green hors d’oeuvres at your holiday party. Some crowd-pleasers are very easy to make. Skewers. Take long toothpicks and bocconcini (1″ mozzarella balls—the word means “mouthfuls” in Italian) and stack one ball with a…
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