Category Archives: Starters

Chicken Wings

Lightly battered chicken wings are worth making at home.

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Jalapeño Poppers

Whether grilled or fried, Jalapeño poppers are always a crowd favorite. After experimenting with the various options, this version has become the favorite for my crowd!

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Burrata

Burrata is a fresh Italian cheese made with mozzarella and cream. The name burrata means ‘buttered’ in Italian and refers to the richness of the cheese. As exotic as it sounds, you can actually make this delicious cheese in about … Continue reading

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Hot and Sour Soup

Hot and Sour is a hearty soup with bold flavor and a smooth consistency. If you like what you get in the restaurants, you will love this version!

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Tex-Mex Egg Rolls with a Creamy Cilantro Dipping Sauce

These Tex-Mex egg rolls were inspired by those found at the Cheesecake Factory and are hearty enough to transform these starters into the main course.

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French Onion Soup

It seems strange to post a recipe for French onion soup when it is over 100 degrees outside today. But good food is good anytime of the year…and this is good soup!

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