The Appetizer Collection

The Appetizer Collection

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All-American Snack
3 cups thin pretzel sticks
4 cups Wheat Chex®
4 cups Cheerios®
13 ounces can salted peanuts
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon celery salt
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
1/4 cup melted butter
In large mixing bowl or slow-cooking pot, mix together pretzels, cereals, and peanuts. Sprinkle with garlic salt, celery salt, seasoned salt, and cheese. Pour melted butter over all; toss until well mixed. Cover and cook in slow-cooking pot on low 3 to 4 hours. Uncover the last 30 to 40 minutes. Serve as appetizer or snack.
Appetizer Cheese Ball
8 ounces Cream Cheese -- Room Temp.
4 ounces Blue Cheese -- Crumbled
4 ounces Cheddar Cheese -- Shredded
2 teaspoons Mustard -- Dijon-style
1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
1/8 teaspoon Garlic Powder
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/2 cup Pecans -- Finely Chopped
2/3 cup Currants
3/4 cup Parsley -- Chopped
-----DIPPERS-----
Assorted Crackers
Apple Wedges
Place the cream cheese, blue cheese, cheddar cheese, mustard,
Worcestershire, garlic powder, and salt in a mixer bowl and beat at low
speed just until well mixed. Stir in the pecans and currants.
Taste and adjust seasoning. Refrigerate the cheese mixture for 30 minutes or until slightly firm, then shape into a ball. Roll in the chopped parsley to coat well.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve. Let stand at room temperature for about 30 minutes before serving. Place on a platter surrounded with crackers and apple wedges.
Appetizer Egg Rolls
1/2 pound Pork; Boneless -- Cut Julienne
1 each Onion; Small -- Sliced
1 cup Cabbage -- Green Or Chinese *
2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
1/2 cup Mushrooms -- Sliced
1/4 cup Sprouts -- Bean Or Alfalfa
1/4 cup Currants
1/4 cup Almonds -- Slivered
1 teaspoon Cornstarch
2 tablespoons Sherry -- Dry
1 tablespoon Soy Sauce
1/2 teaspoon Ginger
12 each Egg Roll Wrappers -- Abt 6" Sq
-- Oil For Deep Fat Fry
-----GINGER APRICOT SAUCE-----
1/4 cup Apricots -- Dried (Abt. 10)
1/4 cup Sugar
1 teaspoon Ginger
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
* Cabbage should be shredded.
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Saute the pork, onion, and cabbage in hot oil until lightly browned. Stir in the mushrooms, bean sprouts, currants, and almonds and saute, stirring for 1 minute. Dissolve the cornstarch in 2 T water, and combine with sherry, soy sauce, and ginger; add to the pork mixture and bring to a boil, stirring.
Remove from heat and cool. Stack the egg roll wrappers and cut in half to form rectangles.
Forming one roll at a time, place a heaping a teaspoonful of pork mixture on one end of rectangle, moisten the long edges, and roll up.
Press the edges together to seal. Egg roll may be prepared to this point, then refrigerated for several hours or overnight or frozen for several days before frying.
Adjust time for browning. If rolls are frozen, let them thaw before
cooking. Heat the oil to 375 degrees F. and fry the egg rolls, 4 or 5 at a time, until golden brown and crisp on all sides. Frying will take about 4 to 5 minutes; turn rolls once. Drain on paper towels and keep warm while frying the remaining rolls.
Serve with warm Ginger Apricot Sauce. GINGER APRICOT SAUCE: Combine the
apricots, sugar, ginger, and salt with 3/4 cup water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Pour the mixture into a blender container or food processor.
Add lemon juice, cover and process until smooth. Serve warm.
Appetizer Ribs
3 1/2 pounds spareribs -- cut into individual
salt and pepper
2 cups water
garlic salt
8 ounces bottle Russian salad dressing
6 ounces can pineapple juice
Sprinkle ribs with salt and pepper. Place in slow-cooking pot; pour water over them. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 7 hours or until tender. Drain. Arrange ribs on broiler pan; sprinkle with garlic salt. Make sauce by combining salad dressing and pineapple juice. Brush ribs with half the sauce. Broil until brown; turn, brush other side and brown.
NOTES : If possible, ask the butcher to cut each rib in half, crosswise, so they will be a more convenient size to handle as an appetizer.
Appetizer Stuffing
1 lg onion -- finely diced
3 stalks celery -- finely diced
1 clove garlic -- minced
salt and pepper -- to taste
3 Tbs margarine
8 oz seasoned croutons (crushed) -- Pepperidge Farm
1 egg -- slightly beaten
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1/2 lb. sausage -- browned & drained
or
1/2 lb. shrimp or other seafood -- preboiled
or
1 can whole baby clams
1 can tiny shrimp
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optional shredded cheddar cheese
Saute onion and celery and garlic. *This can be dry sauted in Pam. Mix in croutons and egg. Add a bit of stock or water...

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013945975
Publisher: Tea Time eBooks
Publication date: 06/11/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 155
File size: 454 KB

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The Appetizer Collection 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book is to much work for me and for quick appetizers. At the rate of these recipes plan on being in the kitchen all week. The book is actually free so you can look at it and delete it or forget it. There are a few recipes I might save then delete it. I just wish the whole recipe could be on one page, not skip lines for every ingredient. We can enlarge the print if needed. I wish there could be a condense version to delete blank lines between ingredients. I gave it 2 stars because of the complexity and odd ingredients most people don't have on hand.