Crab Stuffed Mushroom Cups

Our bimonthly throwdown was yesterday, a chance to catch up on what has been going on in everyone’s life and nibble someone elses creativity.  The May challenge was mushroom caps, something I have actually only made once before. I was looking forward to seeing what range of finished caps there would be and I was […]

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Smoked Salmon and Asparagus Sandwiches & Havarti on Pumpernickel

With the two warm items complete, it is time to move on to cold sandwiches. Rolled sandwiches are really easy to make and I would very much recommend going to your local bakery and pre-ordering a sandwich loaf sliced lengthwise. Having the crust on while adding the filling gives the bread slices more stability and there is […]

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Prosciutto Persimmon Tarts

The second pastry on the menu of the fall high tea is this simple quiche style tart. One half recipe of the puff pastry dough posted previously was enough to make these and the pockets posted yesterday. This is just a reminder that the small ingredient amounts can be easily increased for projects larger than […]

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Chicken Mushroom Pockets

Okay, let’s get on to the fun stuff. You have the recipe for the pastry and the pesto via previous posts. Now let’s put it all together. Yes, I used chicken but left over turkey will do the job as well and as many of you still have Thanksgiving to look forward to, having a supply […]

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