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Twisted Cheese Sticks Recipe

May 11, 2015 | by Lisa | appetizers, vegetables, sides, bread

These breadsticks were made to resemble the double helix of DNA, one of the main characters in the The Emperor of All Maladies, a nonfiction book about the history of cancer. They are perfect for any medical-themed party.

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Cheese Sticks Recipe

| by Lisa | appetizers, vegetables, sides, bread

This cheesy recipe is a mix between a bread stick and a cracker. They have a crispy outer edge but is soft on the inside. They taste great alone or can be served with your favorite dip. These cheese sticks can be “tongue depressors” for your medical-theme book club party.

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Spinach and Feta Mushrooms Recipe

April 4, 2013 | by Marilyn | appetizers

The spinach and feta is seasoned with dill then stuffed into a mushroom cap for these tasty appetizers.

Rice Dolmades Recipe

December 30, 2012 | by Annie | appetizers, vegetables, sides, bread

This traditional Greek dish was easier to make and more delicious than I expected. After much searching I found grape leaves packed in brine in the international food section of the local grocer.

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Spinach Hummus Recipe

October 6, 2012 | by Marilyn | appetizers

Spinach Hummus makes a healthy dip and is also a great spread for your favorite wrap.

Creamy Blue Cheese Dip Recipe

| by Marilyn | appetizers

This is my favorite dip to serve with corn chips-the bold flavor of the blue cheese and the salty corn chips are the perfect combination.  It also makes a great hamburger spread.

Kinko’s Corn Dog Recipe

| by Marilyn | appetizers, main dishes

Corn Dogs are a staple at any circus.

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Crab Dip Recipe

September 3, 2012 | by Lisa | appetizers

This crab dip recipe will be a favorite at your seaside or Maine inpsired party. The Worcestershire sauce, garlic, shallots, Old Bay Seasoning and lemon thyme give it tons of flavor.

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Lobster Tarts With Flower Shaped Pie Crusts Recipe

| by Lisa | appetizers

A flower shaped cookie cutter was used to shape these tasty lobster tarts.

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Brown Bread with Baked Beans Appetizer Recipe

| by Lisa | appetizers

This recipe was invented out of a need to use baked beans when we decided to change our menu from a sit down meal to just appetizers.

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

| by Lisa | appetizers

These delicious crab stuffed mushrooms are flavored with lemon thyme, shallots, garlic and white wine. Topped with Parmesan cheese they will be hit at any party.

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Mushroom Marquees Recipe

July 4, 2012 | by Marilyn | appetizers

These little mushroom marquees are a great way to begin any book club party. The mushrooms, cream cheese, Parmesan cheese and french fried onions come together for a flavorful appetizer.

Red Hard Boiled Eggs Recipe

June 16, 2012 | by Marilyn | appetizers

These hard boiled eggs are dyed red to symbolize the happiness Wang Lung felt after the birth of his first born son. They can be dyed any color for any occasion.

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Lana’s Texas Salsa Recipe

May 4, 2012 | by Annie | appetizers

A delicious hot and spicy salsa recipe that my son’s good friend shared with me.

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Cranberry Cream Cheese Spread Recipe

March 21, 2011 | by Marilyn | appetizers

This Cranberry Cream Cheese Spread has a surprising crunch from pecans.

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