Category Archives: Starters

Chunky Mango Guacamole. New Music From Oh Pep!

Mango in guacamole? Yes! The unusual sounding combination works terrifically. The mango adds a hint of sweetness and tropical flair that is really, really good. Chunky Mango Guacamole Ingredients: 3 medium ripe avocados Salt and freshly cracked black pepper 2 … Continue reading

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Grilled Halloumi With Watermelon Salsa. New Music From Emily Capell.

Looking for something a little bit different to start off a meal or to serve with drinks? Try this recipe for Grilled Halloumi With Watermelon Salsa. The bright, fresh salsa with fresh herbs and a touch of lime is the … Continue reading

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Lime Avocado Hummus. New Music From Pathos, Pathos.

This fresh, bright dip is perfect for a summer night. I love the addition of Romano and the ample crushed pepper which give the Lime Avocado Hummus a terrific depth of flavor. Lime Avocado Hummus Ingredients: 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns … Continue reading

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2 Ingredient Black Bean Dip. Listening To James And The Wild Spirit.

That video is so crazy. If you watched it, that took waaaaay longer than it will take to make today’s recipe. 2 Ingredient Black Bean Dip. It takes about as much time to make as opening a pre-made jar of … Continue reading

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Caper Shrimp Phyllo Tarts. New Music From The United Skies.

This time of year seems to teem with party and entertaining opportunities. These Caper Shrimp Phyllo Tarts are so easy, and yet so elegant, you’ll want to serve them at your next gathering. Caper Shrimp Phyllo Tarts Ingredients: 3/4 cup … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon With Caper Cream Cheese. My First Musical Memory.

The latest Contrast Podcast episode is out! The theme is My First Musical Memory and you can listen here. Scroll down to listen to my song while you take in this wonderful recipe. The classic combination of smoked salmon, capers … Continue reading

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Greek Spiced Almonds. Listening To Indiependents.

That was unexpected! Moving along to this hot recipe. Greek Spiced Almonds are super easy to make. Roast the nuts, then warm briefly with the spices. What I love about the recipe, aside from being really yummy, is that the … Continue reading

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