How to Make Ham Balls

This is a perfect substitute to the usual traditional ham served during the holiday season. It’s easier to prepare and can be made ahead of time. This is a sure fire hit at your holiday dinner table. Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 ½ cup crushed saltines 2 pounds ground fully cooked ham 1 pound ground pork Sauce: 2 cups packed brown sugar 6 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 teaspoons ground mustard Instructions: Combine...

How to Make Swedish Meatballs

This very delectable recipe is easy to make and uses only the most common ingredients. Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef ½ pound ground pork ½ cup chopped onions ¾ cup breadcrumbs 1 egg ½ cup milk 1 tablespoon parley 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper Sauce: ¼ cup vegetable oil ¼ cup all purpose flour 1 teaspoon paprika 1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 2 cups boiling...

How to Make Spinach Balls

Spinach has long been considered as one of the most nutritious vegetables ever. This has been shown in pop culture, where cartoon character Popeye popularized spinach as the source of his strength to hard facts from the governmental agencies life the US Department of Agriculture which stated that 180 grams of boiled spinach has at least 6.4 mg of iron, more than a hamburger patty. Yet, it is also `known that...

How to Make Samosas

Samosas are very popular stuffed pastry snacks in the South Asian and Arabian region. They are shaped in triangles or tetrahedrons and are usually vegetarian. Usually samosas in India and Arabia can only contain mutton and cannot contain beef or pork due to religious restrictions. Here is a recipe for samosas: Ingredients: 1 pound potatoes 3 onions, chopped 1 cup peas 1 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon...

How to Make Pierogi

In the Slavic region of Europe, the cuisine in that area have their own version of dumplings. The dish is called pierogi. Periogi are boiled and consists of different ingredients stuffed inside a pouch made of unleavened dough. This pouch is usually semicircular in shape, although in some regions they are square. Usual common stuffing across cuisines includes cheese, cabbage, meat, and bryndza. This appetizer...

How to Make Caponata

A caponata is an Italian side dish, sometimes also served as an appetizer or main course. There are two famous kinds of caponata – the Sicilian and the Naples “Caponata Estiva” (Summer Caponata). The usual ingredients to this cooked salad are celery, vinegar, and capers set in a sweet and sour sauce. Here is a caponata recipe that you can actually make in a microwave oven: Ingredients: 1...

How to Make Baked Potato Skins

It used to be that potato skins are discarded because people thought that they have no value and peeling them would make potatoes more nutritious and look cleaner. This is quite far from the truth. Potato skins are actually the most nutritious part of the potato, as they are a good source of dietary fiber, vitamins C and B6, copper, manganese, and potassium. Here is a recipe for a sure hit appetizer for any...

How to Make Scallop

This scallop recipe is Asian inspired, a merry mix of soy sauce, garlic, ginger, green onions and celery flavors. This recipe is good for four servings. Ingredients: 1/2 pound sea scallops, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon dry sherry or 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 ribs celery, sliced thin diagonally 2 green...

How to Make Little Smokies Wrapped in a Blanket

A variation in serving Smokies. This appetizer is a sure best seller in your event especially those who love Smokies. Ingredients: 4 can refrigerated biscuit dough 1 cup barbecue sauce 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 1 package cocktail Smokies Instructions: Unroll the dough. Flatten slightly each biscuit. Get a teaspoon of barbecue sauce and place it in the middle of the biscuit dough. Get a teaspoon of...

How to Make Candied Garlic Chicken Wings

This savory, candy-like delight is marinated in sweet honey, soy sauce and garlic making it a favorite only by the kids but also kids-at-heart. Ingredients: 1 ½ cups honey 6 tablespoon soy sauce 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 pounds chicken wings Instructions: Boil in a saucepan the honey, soy sauce and garlic. Meanwhile, place the chicken wings on a baking pan (preferred size: 9 x 13 inches). When the honey...

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