Appetizers, Entertaining


2 packages 8 oz cream cheese
2 crescent rolls
2 Tbsp dill weed
3/4 cup mayo
2 Tbsp milk
1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp. garlic salt

about 1 cup of each:
Chopped broccoli florets
Chopped carrots
Chopped califlower
Chopped red, orange and yellow peppers

1/2 cup chopped green onion
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 small can sliced black olives

Directions: roll out crescent rolls onto a flat sheet pan lined with parchment paper. Bake as directed.

Combine cream cheese, dill, mayo, milk, sugar and garlic salt. Spread over cooled crescent roll crust.

Layer vegetables over the cream cheese layer, top with shredded cheese and black olives. Keep well chilled.

Appetizers, Entertaining, Seafood and Fish


1 can refrigerator buttermilk biscuits
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
2 green onions chopped
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 pound baby shrimp (1-1/2 cups or so)
1 tsp dill


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat mini muffin tin with cooking spray.
Split biscuits in thirds, pressing each third in to the the muffin cups.

Mix cheese, green onion, mayo, shrimp and dill in a bowl.  Place about a tablespoon of shrimp mixture in each biscuit-filled muffin cup. Bake for 20 minutes or until the puffs are golden and bubbling.

Appetizers, Breakfast, Entertaining

Charcuterie list of ingredients:
Hard Salami
Prosciutto wrapped mozzarella or asparagus cut in bite side pieces
Boursin Herb Cheese or Brie
Cheddar and Monterey Jack Cheese Slices
Water Crackers
Seed Crackers (Mary’s Gone Crackers from Lunds & Byerlys)
Lemon Madeline Cookies (Lunds & Byerlys)
Mini Bananas
Cara Cara Orange Slices (peel orange before slicing)
Rosemary Sprigs
Pitted Olives

Other items to add:
Mini grapes
Small pickled vegetables
Small chocolate cookies or chocolate dipped pretzels
Mini Muffins
Mini Scones
Mini Popovers
Whipped Cream
Fruit or Vegetable dip

Served with Bacon Spinach and Mushroom Breakfast Strata, Orange Juice/Mimosas, Coffee