Moderately spiced crab meat rolled into Thai spring roll sheets before quickly 'pan' deep-fried and dipped into a magical, tangy dipping sauce! Arrange on lettuce leaves with the dip in the center for a stunning presentation.
Your guests will love the saucy little sandwiches you create from a pork roast that is seasoned with cayenne, garlic and onions, and then boiled until the meat is falling off the bone. Stir in some barbecue sauce and you have a sensational party dish!
Quick, easy, and impressive! Cooked shrimp and other colorful munchies are displayed on a Christmas tree created with beet greens wrapped around a cone shape. Vary the size of the cone and type and amount of veggies to personalize this for your party needs. Using purchased sauces for dipping makes this even easier. Display on a colorful Christmas plate and watch the snackers un-decorate!
Chicken, green chilies, tomatoes and garlic are combined in chicken broth and lime juice seasoned with cumin and cilantro in this spicy soup served with fried flour tortilla strips and shredded jack cheese.
A rich eggy dough is twisted into pretty flowers, then filled with jam and drizzled with lemon glaze for an Easter bread that will become a new tradition at your house. Pull it apart into petals to serve. Be sure to look at the pictures for how it is formed.
The fishermen of Bodega Bay, California shared this favorite, quick and easy recipe with my sister during a Fish Festival. It is one of the best chowders I've had, and my kids love it too! We top with bacon bits and a few shakes of hot sauce for a little spice. Enjoy!
A creamy potato and white bean soup, with turmeric, cayenne pepper, curry powder and soy sauce. Instant potato flakes are added at the end of cooking, along with whole milk and half and half, for very thick and hearty soup.
A traditional side dish from the Alsace region of France, in the country's northeast corner near the German border, this rich onion tart pairs bacon and caramelized onions in a creamy sauce baked in a pie shell.
These spring rolls are a refreshing change from the usual fried variety, and have become a family favorite. They are great as a cool summertime appetizer, and are delicious dipped in one or both of the sauces.