Five-Ingredient Charcuterie Board

Ingredients:1 bunch of grapesFig jamToasts or crackersCheese of choice (something fairly unique—we used garlic & herb)1 cured meat of choice, sliced (prosciutto, soppressata, etc.)1 wooden board or large plate, for serving Directions:On a wooden board or plate, place the bunch of grapes in one corner and the fig jam in the opposite corner. Then, fillContinue reading “Five-Ingredient Charcuterie Board”

Antipasto Skewers

Ingredients:1 package small mozzarella balls12 slices salami or soppressata12 pepperoncini (about 1 standard jar)12 pieces of quartered and marinated artichoke hearts (about 1 small jar)1 small jar of sliced roasted red peppers12 6-inch wooden skewers, for placement Directions:On each skewer, add pepperoncini. Then, fold salami in half, and in half once more, and place itContinue reading “Antipasto Skewers”

Stuffed Mini Peppers

Ingredients:6 sweet mini peppers5 tablespoons cream cheese1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar1 teaspoon taco seasoning, plus a bit more for topping2-3 tablespoons chopped sweet onion Directions:Cut mini peppers vertically and remove seeds and membranes. Set aside. In a bowl, combine cream cheese, cheddar, taco seasoning, and onion, and mix well. Spread mixture into each pepper, andContinue reading “Stuffed Mini Peppers”

Pimento Cheese Spread

Ingredients:6 ounces cream cheese1/3 cup mayonnaise2 cups shredded sharp cheddar1 4-ounce jar pimentos1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper (or less, for less spice)Sea salt to taste Directions:Let cream cheese soften 30-60 minutes before preparing (or microwave it in 10-second intervals until softened). Combine all ingredients into a bowl, and mix well. Chill for 30 minutes beforeContinue reading “Pimento Cheese Spread”