Tag Archive | appetizer

Goat Cheese, Beet & Pistachio Crostinis with Fig Balsamic Drizzle


I had some girlfriends visiting yesterday, and there are few things we love more than sitting around the kitchen table, chatting over snacks (typically with a glass of wine!) We always have the usual suspects: cheese and crackers, a dip or guac, fruits and veggies, and often some oven-baked options–keeping our palates intrigued as we giggle our way through catch-up conversation.

Inspired by the popular salad combination, I took a few familiar characters and let them play together Continue reading

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That’s SO Jenn’s Mini Brie and Jam Fillo Cups


Hosting a golden globes party this weekend? (Or planning to watch in your PJs with a bottle of wine?) Jazz up your appetizer selection with these easy to make, pop-in-your mouth bites.

Creamy, spreadable brie lets you skip the rind and get right to the sinful stuff. Simply dollop some into your crispy fillo shells, then top with tangy red raspberry jam for a 3-ingredient finger food worthy of an acceptance speech! Continue reading