Clam-stuffed Mushroom Caps

Crab Stuffed mushrooms, appetizer

Clam-stuffed Mushroom Caps   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 pound of chopped clams 1 pound large mushrooms, cleaned, stems removed, rinsed 6 cloves of chopped garlic 1 small minced onion 1 stick butter 1 cup of clam juice Salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon Old Bay spiceMore »

Artichoke & Spinach Dip

Spinach and artichoke dip pita chips

Artichoke & Spinach Dip   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1½ pounds of cream cheese (softened) 15 ounces of artichoke hearts roughly chopped 5 ounces of fresh spinach (sauté with salt) chopped 1 tablespoon granulated garlic 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper ⅔ cup grated Parmesan cheese Instructions Just blendMore »

Pickled Red Onions

Pickled Red Onions   Print Courtesy of John Gutekanst, Avalanche Pizza, Athens, Ohio This is a simple and easy accompaniment to top a pizza with and adds a special zing to any meaty or fatty pie. Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 3 cups rice wine or apple cider vinegar ½ tablespoon, roasted fennelMore »

Marinated Fresh Mozzarella

Marinated Fresh Mozzarella

Marinated Fresh Mozzarella   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 pound fresh mozzarella, sliced ¼ cup torn fresh basil leaves ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice Instructions Put the fresh mozzarella in a stainless steel or non-reactive bowl. Add the remaining ingredients. Toss gently to combine the flavors.More »

Parmesan Zucchini Sticks

Parmesan Zucchini Sticks

Parmesan Zucchini Sticks   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 cup seasoned Italian breadcrumbs ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 3 medium zucchini (about 1-1/2 pounds), cut into strips about ½ inch wide and 3 inches long 3 large eggs, lightly beaten Finely chopped parsley InstructionsMore »

Italian Wings

Italian Wings

Italian Wings   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 stick unsalted butter (1/2 cup), melted 2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard ⅛ teaspoon cayenne 1 cup bread crumbs ½ cup grated Parmesan 1 teaspoon dried oregano 24 chicken wings, tips cut off, halved at the joint Instructions In a mixing bowl, combine the butter,More »

Sangria

Sangria

Sangria   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 2 bottles red wine (preferably dry) 1 cup brandy ½ cup light rum ½ cup triple sec 1 cup orange juice 1 cup pomegranate juice ½ cup pineapple simple syrup (recipe to follow) 1 orange, sliced 1 lemon, sliced 1 lime, sliced 1 apple, choppedMore »

Baked Artichoke Hearts

Baked Artichoke, March 2014

Baked Artichoke Hearts   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 5 ounces of quartered artichoke hearts 2 ounces garlic butter 1 ounce Alfredo 1½ ounces seasoned butter breadcrumbs ½ ounce Parmesan cheese Instructions Simply melt the garlic butter, add the Alfredo sauce and toss in the artichoke hearts. Put it in an appropriate-sizedMore »

Filetto

Filetto   Print Recipe courtesy of Wolfies PizzaMia, Orlando, Florida Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients ½ teaspoon pink salt no. 2 4 tablespoons Kosher or sea salt 1 tablespoon black peppercorns, toasted and cracked 1 tablespoon fennel seeds, toasted and cracked 5 garlic cloves, thin sliced 5 tablespoons dried lavender 2 oranges, zestedMore »