Tag: hors d'Oeuvres

  • Sugar-and-Spice-Baked Shrimp

    These are wonderfully delicious — the perfect thing with cocktails. Spicy-salty-sweet shrimp. Just make sure you check the temperature before serving them as they are deadly when they first emerge from the oven.

  • Taramosalata on Cucumber

    This is a tasty (fishy) hors d’oeuvre that comes together in minutes.

  • Onion Caraway Shortbread

    In a medium frying pan, melt 2 tsp butter over medium heat. Add 1 cup finely chopped onion (1 medium) and cook, stirring occasionally, until it is soft and the edges are brown. Put aside in a bowl to cool thoroughly. Position a rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat the oven to 350º […]

  • Pumpkin Seed Hummus

    Place in a food processor or a blender 2 cups toasted pumpkin seeds 2 large garlic cloves Pulse until uniformly ground, scraping down the sides as needed. The mixture will be rough and sandy looking. Add 2 Tbl Dijon mustard ½ cup rice vinegar and pulse to combine. With the motor running, slowly drizzle in […]

  • Fresh Herb Kuku

    Fresh Herb Kuku

    Preheat oven to 400º F. Wash and dry the following fresh herbs. 1 bunch scallions 2 bunches fresh parsley 2 bunches fresh cilantro 2 bunches fresh dill For the parsley, discard the stems and keep the leaves. For the cilantro, trim away the bottom part of the bunches, keeping the remaining stems. For the dill, […]

  • Cheese Straws

    Preheat oven to 350 F. Grate 6 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese In food processor, combine cheese, 4 TBL butter (cut up into pieces) ¾ cup flour ½ tsp salt ½ tsp red pepper flakes and pulse until it forms crumbs, then add 1 TBL milk Pulse for a few seconds and it will form a […]

  • Onion Rugelach

    A savory cookie: it’s just the thing that Evan dreams about, and these are absolutely scrumptious. Makes 32 pieces 1 cup flour 2 teaspoons sugar 6 ounces cream cheese 1¼ sticks unsalted butter 2 tablespoons sour cream 2 cups chopped onion 1 egg 2 tablespoons milk 1½ teaspoons sesame seeds (not toasted) Place in the […]

  • Brandade de Morue

    This combines two of Evan’s favorite flavors, garlic and butterfat, with the delightful texture and flavor of salt cod. Makes 6 to 8 servings 1 pound boneless, skinless salt cod 2 to 3 boiling potatoes ¾ cup heavy cream ½ cup olive oil 6 to 7 large garlic cloves 1 baguette One to two days […]

  • Gougeres

    These are high-class cheesy poofs, and very simple to make. In a 2 quart saucepan, heat ½ cup milk, ½ cup water, 1 stick of butter (8 TBL) and ½ tsp kosher salt. When it comes to boil, dump in 1 cup of flour and stir with a wooden spoon until the mass congeals into […]