Saturday, October 29, 2011

EASY PEASY APPETIZERS

Its the end of October and the beginning of Party time. Serve up some of these easy appetizers at your Halloween party. Stay tuned for the 2 most bizarre ( and scary) drinks ever!


CANAPES:
Camembert Rouge et Noir
Bacon (cooked crisp and minced)
Baguette or crackers
Mash Camembert add bacon spread on sliced baguette or crackers

CHEX PARTY MIX
2 cups wheat chex
2 cups rice chex
2 cups corn chex
3/4 cup salted nuts
6 tbs butter
4 tsp worcestershire sauce
1 tsp seasoned salt
Heat oven to 450
melt butter in large shallow pan over low heat. Stir in worcestershire sauce add salt. Add the cereals and nuts. Mix over low heat until all the pieces are coated. Heat for 45 minutes in the oven stirring every 15 minutes. Spread out on absorbent paper to cool, Yields 6 1/2 cups

SNAPPY BEAN DIP
1/4 cup dried pinto beans
2  1/2 cups water
1/4 tsp salt
juice of lemon
1 tbs of mayonnaise
1 tsp worcestershire sauce
1 clove garlic minced
salt to taste
1/4 tsp Tobasco sauce
2 green onions
soack bean in water overnight. Cook bean in soaking water with the addition of 1/2 tsp salt until tender.
Drain. Place bean and remaining ingrediaents in blender blend until smooth. Place in serving dish and garnish with chopped green onions. Serve with veggies and corn chips.

CAMEMBERT CHEESE ALMOND BALLS
1 round of Camembert
1 cube butter
1 cup white wine
chopped Salted Nuts
soak cheese in wine overnight. Pour off wine. Blend with softened butter. Chill for at least 3 hours. Form into 24 balls. Roll in chopped nuts. Chill and serve.

SAVORY STUFFED MUSHROOMS
1/4 cup toasted wheat germ
2 tbs chopped onion
2 tbs minced parsley
2 tbs grated Parmesan cheese
1 tbs sesame seeds
1/4 tsp rosemary
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbs butter, melted
1 egg
8-12 large mushroom
combine all ingredients except mushrooms. Wash mushrooms and gently break off stems. Finely chop 2 tbs stems. Mix with wheat germ mixture and stuff into mushroom caps. Place in shallow greased baking dish. Bake at 400 degree for 10 minutes.

3 comments:

Pet said...

This is star class. Best appetizers I've ever heard of! Straight into my Golden Favorite's List

1-2Punch said...

You can thank dear old Dad for them! and thanks for the lovely comment. Enjoy!

cookingvarieties said...

hi 1-2Punch, i dont eat bacon, apart from that all the other recipes are delicious and looks special.
i really want to try that savory mushrooms- yum yum parmesan, rosemary.
the camembert cheese too

Issssh i bookmark.. with thanks. have a nice day