Fun Finger Foods - Cut 1 cm off the cherry tomatoes, remove the seeds. Fil w/ the tomatoe tapenade and finish w/a mini mozzarella ball. Put on a skewer. In a small bowl, mix the x virg olive oil, lemon zest & parsley. Roll the skewers in the oil, put in a serving vase or platter.
french onion chip dip...2 tablespoons canola oil 1 tablespoon butter 2 large Vidalia onions, diced, sauteed in butter 2 cups reduced fat sour cream 1 cup reduced fat mayonnaise 1 teaspoon Nature’s Seasoning (see note below) ¼ teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon Worcestershire 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper salt to taste Chill overnight
Homemade Mascarpone Cheese. Mascarpone is pretty pricey, but it takes two inexpensive ingredients and about 15 minutes heating time to make it yourself! Used in many holiday cookies, cakes, trifles, pastry, tiramisu etc. Also a creamier cream cheese substitute!