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

    This delicious frittata-like Persian dish is loaded with herbs, giving it a forest green color. Wrapped up in a piece of lavash with a bit of seasoned labneh, it’s a wonderful hors d’oeuvre.

  • 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…