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12 Days of Christmas, Day 9: [Recipe] Turkey Puffs

These turkey puffs are a bit of a play on a burger that we really like. Who would have thought that horseradish and turkey would work, right? If you like horseradish, don’t be afraid to add a bit more.

Great for popping in your mouth at a party, these little guys go fast.

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12 Days of Christmas, Day 3: Cheese Twists


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Part soft breadstick, part biscuit – these cheese twists are super cheesy and completely addictive!

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12 Days of Christmas, Day 2: Sausage Rolls


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I made my husband a very happy man with these sausage rolls.

Store bought puff pastry and some doctored up ground sausage sure do make a great combination. Serve them with a chutney or spicy ketchup.

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[Recipe] Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts (Rumaki)

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Yesterday I was panicking. See, I take these 12 Frilly Days of Christmas quite seriously. I think long and hard about the recipes I post, the order in which I post them, and what types of recipes people look for this time of year. I really wanted to post an appetizer recipe, but could not think of the right one.

I called my mom. “Mom!”, I say, “I need help!”. I explain my situation. “Why don’t you post the water chestnut recipe?”, she immediately suggests. Huh. Now why didn’t I think of that?!? They’re the perfect choice.

Thanks Mom.

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[Recipe] Lemon Butter Shrimp

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Shrimp, butter, garlic, lemon. Up the ante with some fresh herbs and a baguette and you’ve got yourself a crazy killer snack or appetizer.

Really, these shrimp ain’t no joke.

These shrimp could make a full meal for you and a friend on a warm sunny day. Make a double batch and pair these shrimp with a crusty bread for sucking up the herb butter at the bottom of the platter and you’ve got a great casual appetizer for a crowd. Toss these butter shrimp in some pasta for a bit more formality, but be prepared – you’ll want to eat it right out of the pan.

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