Hors d’Ouevres


Garlic Shrimp and Avocado Crostini

Garlic Shrimp is always a favorite hors d’oeuvres.  This bite size version is perfect for any entertaining venue.Enjoy! 🍷 Wine pairing: A nice Chardonnay pairs well with this hors d’oeuvre


Skewered Lemon Chili Shrimp

Skewered Lemon Chili Shrimp is always a favorite hors d’oeuvres. This is a great entertaining variation combining sweet and savory flavors.Enjoy! 🍷 Wine pairing: A nice Chardonnay pairs well with this hors d’oeuvres

Stacked Avocado and Peach appetizer

Stacked Avocado and Peach Appetizer

We found this stacked avocado and peach appetizer in a restaurant in Minnesota, my wife didn’t like it…I said I can make it better.  Now she likes it!

Bacon wrapped Scallops

Recipe: Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

How can you go wrong with anything wrapped in bacon? This is a great holiday or entertaining recipe and it’s easy. It’s also a great companion to bacon-wrapped shrimp. 🍷 Wine Pairing: You can’t go wrong pairing this with Bubbles or a nice Bordeaux Blanc.

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Recipe: Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Hors d’Ouevres are a year-round event but these are especially good for the holidays. 🍷 This appetizer pairs well with your favorite beer, bubbles, or cocktail wine.  

Beef Carpaccio

Recipe: Beef Carpaccio

Carpaccio is the Italian version of Steak Tartare (see Moody’s Foodie recipe for Steak Tartare). Carpaccio is raw beef so if you have issues with raw or even rare, skip this recipe. If you can jump that hurdle, this is a real treat. This was first developed by Guiseppe Cipriani …

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