Recipes: Appetizers

Roasted red pepper & feta dip

Here in Watertown, there is a small cluster of of Armenian grocers along Mt. Auburn Street that sell a variety of baked goods, canned and jarred Armenian specialties, and self-serve dried fruit, nuts, olives, and the like. Nestled among the

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Homemade crackers: all they’re cracked up to be

With the name of this site being Crispy Bits and all, you’d think I’d have more recipes and commentary about crispy foodstuff. Somehow that’s turned out not to be the case. Here’s my attempt to remedy that. The dough is

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Tuna & Anchovy Stuffed Cherry Peppers

My wife and I traveled to Venice, Italy, in 2006 with her mother and stepfather.  It was one of the most amazing vacations we’ve had.  For me personally, it was as if I had been transported to a homeland from

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Apricot and Goat Cheese Tea Sandwich with Ginger and Mint

The pairing of apricot preserves with goat cheese is about as addictive as it gets.  Leslie and I were served this as an appetizer when we first visited friends in Maine, and I was blown away by both the simplicity

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