Appetizers

Snacks, small bites, and starters for before and between meals.

Mussels in Escabeche

Our entire family loves Mexican food. I’m not sure if the cause is our proximity to the Mission District in San Francisco, but the effect is that we include tacos in our meal plan nearly every week; we frequently cook up a batch of frijoles borrachos (“drunken beans”) to make […]

 

Vegan Pesto Dip

After enjoying Pesto Zoodles with Bacon and Tomatoes earlier in the week, we had a healthy portion of leftover vegan pesto in our fridge. We created a perfect “second chance” to enjoy the pesto – simply stir in a bit of plain, unsweetened cashewgurt or other non-dairy (plain, unsweetened) yogurt, […]

 

Stuffed Potato Skins with Guacamole

Dinner or snack? Snack or dinner? It’s hard to categorize these crispy, salty finger-foods as one or other other. On their own, perhaps they’re best as an hors d’oeuvre or afternoon snack. Pair them with steamed asparagus or a side salad, and they earn a righteous place on the dinner […]