Appetizers & Snacks … Baked Goods & Breads … Food Gifts

Appetizers & Snacks

* Every recipe from August 2012 on includes a gluten-free option. For those recipes posted earlier, you can convert any recipe to gluten-free by utilizing one of the Gluten-Free flour blend recipes found here or a store-bought GF all-purpose flour blend. If you have any questions, please contact me for assistance at

9-Layer Fiesta Dip 
Artichoke Squares  
Aztec Black Bean Salsa 
Baked Brie with Dried Cherries and Fresh Thyme 
Baked Buffalo Chicken Wraps 
Baked Mushroom-Stuffed Brie en Croute 
Baked Spring Rolls 
Beef Empanadas  
Best Guacamole Ever  
Bone-Shaped Crackers 
Braised Pork Belly with Apricot Conserve   
Breadstick Twists   
Caramelized Onion Squares with Gorgonzola 
Cherry-Cranberry Glazed Smoked Duck Bites 
Cheesy Crab Quesadillas (GF) 
Chipotle Black Bean Hummus (GF) 
Corn Crepes with Mashed Potatoes and Duck Confit 
Crab Napoleons 
Creole Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce  
Crisp Potato Cups with Chorizo Ragout and Aioli   
Crispy, Spicy Mixed Nuts 
Curried Meat Filling – Good for any stuffed pastries, etc. 
Danny’s Infamous Hot Crab and Cheese Dip 
Fava Bean Crostini 
Favorite Guacamole 
Fresh Crab & Mango Spring Rolls 
Fresh Homemade Guacamole 
Fried Crab Wontons 
Giada’s Antipasti Platter 
Gingered Butternut Squash Filling 
Ginger Miso Sweet Pea Spread 
Gougeres (French Cheese Puffs) 
Grilled Asparagus with Prosciutto 
Herbed Olive Oil Dipping Sauce 
Homemade Guacamole  
Hot Cheesy Artichoke and Chile Dip (GF) 
How to Hard Boil Eggs 
Italian Hot Artichoke Dip 
Italian Pastry Pinwheels 
Lucky Texas Caviar (Black-Eyed Peas Dip) 
Luscious Crab Mousse   
Mexican Cheese Dip (Queso Fundido al Tequila)  
Michael Symon’s Potato Latkes with Apples 
Mini Baked Herbed Cheese Toasts 
Mini Ceviche Appetizers  
Mulled Cider 
Old-Fashioned Deviled Eggs 
Olives with Fennel Seeds and Orange 
Onion-Bacon Dip with Bone Crackers 
Panamanian-Style Empanadas 
Polenta Squares w/ Goat Cheese & Sun-Dried Tomatoes 
Pomodoro Crostini (with Roasted Tomatoes) 
Pork and Shrimp Filling 
Potato Latkes with Apples 
Potato, Pepper & Chorizo Empanada 
Potstickers with Blood Orange Ponzu Dipping Sauce 
Pumpkin-Shaped Cheese Ball   
Red Roasted Tomato Salsa  
Roasted Mediterranean Eggplant Spread  
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus (GF)  
Roasted Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms 
Salmon Mousse 
Samosa Phyllo Triangles 
Savory Goat Cheese Tartlets with Fresh Blackberries 
Seasoned Meat or Seafood Filling 
Simple Pork Gyoza 
Smoked Duck and Roasted Poblano Nachos 
Spiced Apple and Calvados Cocktails 
Spicy Black Bean Dip 
Spicy Cocoa Pecans 
Spicy Crunchy Nuts 
Spicy Pork Empanadas  
Spicy Taquitos with Tabasco Dipping Sauce   
Sweet and Savory Asian Chicken Wings 
Sweet and Sour Turkey and Pork Meatballs 
Sweet Potato Dessert Empanadas 
Sweet Potato Hummus  
Turkey Empanadas 
Turkey-Scallion Meatballs with Soy-Ginger Sauce 
Turkey, Stuffing and Cranberry Empanadas 
Warm Crab and Cheese Dip with Fresh Herbs 
Watermelon and Pomegranate Gazpacho with Grilled Prawns 
White Bean and Roasted Red Bell Pepper Dip & Spread 
Wor Wonton Soup 
Zucchini Pronto

Baked Goods & Breads

All-Purpose Light Wheat Bread  
Angel Biscuits 
Award Winning Harvest Pumpkin Bread 
Bacon, Cheddar, Chive SconesBacon, Cheddar, and Chive Scones (GF) 
Best Biscuits from Edna Lewis, The 
Blue Corn Muffins 
Bone-Shaped Crackers for Halloween 
Breadstick Twists 
Breakfast Orange Rolls with Orange Frosting 
Brioche Cloverleaf Rolls 
Buttery Cream Scones 
Caramel and Pecan Topped Cinnamon Rolls 
Cheddar, Bacon, and Fresh Chive Biscuits 
Cinnamon Rolls and Twists (Mimi’s) 
Cinnamon Swirl Bread 
Cornbread for Stuffing 
Country White Bread 
Cream Biscuits from Scott Peacock 
Cream Biscuits with Dill 
Gingerbread Scones 
Gingersnap Palmiers   
Gluten-Free Buttery Buttermilk Biscuits (GF) 
Gluten-Free Challah Bread (GF) 
Gougeres – French Cheese Puffs 
Grandma’s Cinnamon Rolls 
Haydon Street Inn Cream Scones 
Homemade Whole Wheat Bread 
Honey Cornbread 
Honey-Glazed Cornbread 
Hot Cross Buns 
Ina’s Rugelach 
Irish Soda Bread 
Land of Milk and Honey Whole Wheat Bread 
Molasses Wheat Bread 
Pecan Raisin Coffee Cake 
Perfectly Flaky Biscuits 
Pumpkin Bread with 3 Glazes 
Pumpkin Scones 
Samosa-Flavored Yeast Bread 
Sara Moulton’s Cream Biscuits 
Soft White Dinner Rolls 
Southern Biscuit Tips from Nathalie Dupree 
Tom Colicchio’s Parker House Rolls 
Traditional Challah Bread 
Whole Wheat “Squaw” Bread


Food Gifts

All-Purpose Spice Rubs (Savory) 
Candied Citrus Peels 
Caramel Bourbon Vanilla Sauce 
Gingerbread Caramels 
Gingersnap Palmiers  
Homemade Blueberry Jam  
Ina’s Rugelach 
Mixed Citrus Marmalade 
Olives with Fennel Seeds and Orange 
Spiced Cider Sachets