Nani's Cranny

Tag: Appetizers

  • Easy Thai Lettuce Wraps

    My daughter gave me her favorite recipe for lettuce wraps and I have to admit ,they are super easy and good. These make great appetizers or a good low calorie main meal. I like them served at room temperature. Ingredients 1 pound cooked chicken breast, finely chopped 1 can water chestnuts, chopped 1/2 cup chopped […]

  • Nani’s Favorite Cheese Ball

    The Holidays are approaching and this is a great classic cheese ball recipe. Originally it was called Philly Cheese Bell. I believe it was Kraft that made a cold pack cheese and marketed it during the Christmas season in red containers shaped like a bell. The recipe came from Kraft. I can no longer find […]

  • Southwest Black Bean Dip

    This is a great recipe for dipping tortilla chips. It is a nice change from salsa. It’s super easy, too. It will surely become a favorite recipe to make for your next get-together. Ingredients 2 Tblsp lime juice 2 tsps olive oil 1/2 tsp Cumin 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/4 […]

  • Blue Cheese Spread Appetizer

    This is a really tasty cheese spread. It is the a great appetizer and is so easy to make. It has become one of my favorite recipes for entertaining ladies. Ingredients 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 2 ounces (1/2 cup) crumbled blue cheese, room temperature 1 to 3 tbsp toasted walnuts, coarsely chopped 1 […]

  • Best Ever Guacamole

    This is an easy and delicious recipe that my daughter made in Home Economics Class, back in the 90’s. 2 large, ripe avocados 1 Tablespoon finely chopped onion 1 Tablespoon finely chopped chile serrano 1 Medium tomato, coarsely chopped 1 Tablespoon finely chopped cilantro 1 Tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 tsp salt 1/8 tsp black pepper […]

  • Nani’s Favorite Summer Salsa

    This is the salsa that I love to make at the end of the summer when the garden is overflowing with red, ripe tomatoes. I got this recipe from an ex-coworker’s husband. He used to make it for all of our potlucks. Mix together the following and let stand a minimum of 1 hour or […]

  • Cucumber Salsa

    Recipe: Cucumber Salsa Summary: A cool salsa. Ingredients 2 medium cucumbers cubed 2 medium tomatoes cubed 1 small to medium onion chopped 1 tablespoon vinegar white distilled 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro finely chopped 1 clove garlic finely chopped 1 teaspoon dill 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon cumin Tabasco Sauce (optional) Instructions Combine all ingredients […]