These were remarkably good! I have fresh dill out in the garden and it makes a difference. This is, of course, the appetizer version. “Cook’s Notes: “Ingredient Substitution: One-half teaspoon of dried dill weed can be used in place of the fresh dill. “Recipe Variation: These open-face sandwiches make great appetizers. Prepare Dilly Smoked Salmon
I cannot believe I have never posted this recipe.
APPETIZER SANDWICH PIES Makes 4 pies 1 hard cooked egg, chopped fine 1 Tbsp mayonnaise or Miracle Whip, plus more, for spreading on bread slices Dash dried dill weed Dash salt 4 ½ oz can deviled ham 1 tsp prepared horseradish 1 tsp prepared mustard 8 oz package cream cheese, softened 2 Tbsp crumbled blue
Mr. Big Food made an adjustment to the recipe. Rather than making individual little pies, he used a tube of Pillsbury crescent rolls spread out on a baking sheet and then rolled the whole thing up like a jelly roll. Worked out beautifully and took ever so much less time.
Another appetizer in our Football Food spread. Nicely paired with Cucumbers au Sour Creme.
As has been our habit for many years, we eat Football Food on BIG GAME days. And as The New England Invitational is this coming up Sunday, we will be eating Football Food– appetizers and such eaten before, during, and after the BIG GAME. Here are some links to great Football Food recipes: Recipe: Veggie
VEGGIE PIZZA 1 package ranch dressing mix (like Hidden Valley Ranch), “use ½ pack or more” 8 oz cream cheese 1/3 C mayonnaise, “you may have to add more” 8-count package dinner crescent rolls Cheese, grated or sliced Preheat oven to 350o. Cover bottom of a baking dish with undetached crescent roll crust and bake
The final item in the last course of appetizers for supper. My favorite! Entire apps for supper menu below the fold. SPINACH BALLS II Makes 7-8 dozen. “Freezes well.” 2 10 oz packages frozen chopped spinach, cooked, drained well, cooled Large onion, chopped fine 1 ½ sticks butter, melted 1 tsp garlic salt ½ tsp
Also served during the final course of apps for supper! entire menu below the fold. “May be prepared ahead of time.” —Celia Marks and the Editors of Southern Living Magazine, Southern Living Party Cookbook (1972) ASPARAGUS SPEARS ROLLED IN HAM Yield: 6 servings 18 canned asparagus spears ¾ C salad oil ¼ C wine vinegar
Thus begins the final course of apps for supper. The entire menu is below the fold. This was my contribution to Mr. Big Food’s famous appetizer onslaught. It’s very easy. BAKED GOUDA Gouda cheese Pillsbury crescent rolls Lay crescent dough out as a single piece/layer on baking sheet. Put cheese in the middle. Fold over
Being the 2nd round of appetizers for supper! Entire menu below the fold. Mr. Big Food “used more sausage in ratio to the sauce than the recipe called for.” That’s what he said, and having said that, he also said he cut down the recipe. CRANBERRY SAUCED SAUSAGES Serves about 16 2 8 oz jars
Continuing on though the first phase of apps for supper, we have here Cheesy Beer Salsa dip in a small crockpot. For your reference next time you want to do apps for supper, here is the entire menu from beginning to end: Cheese & crackers Fresh cut up veggies Variety of sour cream dip (we
Long time readers know that we sometimes have apps for supper– especially if there’s something on the telly that would interfere with our making a real supper. Such was the case last Sunday, Super Bowl L Sunday. Mr Big Food schedules things such that the appetizers come out in waves, the first wave typically being