Appetizers 3 results

Pimento Cheese Spread

I love pimento cheese. I love it on crackers as a snack. I love it between bread as a sandwich for lunch. It's the quintessential "munchy" that combines the creamy, smooth texture of cheese with the pungent bite of roasted red pepper. It is also one of the foods I remember most fondly growing up. It was just always there ... in Mom's refrigerator, in Grandma's refrigerator ... I always had access to it.  I always have some in my refrigerator, too. Then, one day, I didn't.&nbsp...

Bacon and Caramelized Onion Marmalade

So ... I jumped on the bacon jam bandwagon ... finally ... and at the request of one of my best friends. He loves bacon. I mean really loves bacon. He kept sending me text messages with recipes of bacon jam. Many text messages that said things like "I just ran across this again," and "this looks interesting." I took the hint and spent a few hours in the kitchen test driving a few bacon marmalade recipes. I wasn't exactly sure what we would use it for ... spread in on crackers? eat it with ...

Date Butter Sandwiches

I love old cookbooks, especially from the 1950s and 1960s ... the decades just before I was born ... the decades devoted to Leave it to Beaver, Bewitched, and I Dream of Jeannie ... the decades of economic prosperity and back-yard BBQs ... the decades of Tupperware parties and very awesome Pyrex designs. Party food from this era is one of my favorites, and I still use a lot of the old, simplistic recipes when I entertain. Sandwich spreads are one of the easiest things to make ... ...