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Appetizers / Snacks

Spinach Ricotta Rolls

Spinach Ricotta Rolls: delicious and easy to prepare ! These rolls make a great appetizer. I usually prepare several batches for any afternoon gathering, as they always help to melt the ice when people are still coming in and being introduced to each other: warm, salty, sticky and creamy, they… Read more »

Amish White Bread Garlic Knots

Amish White Bread Garlic Knots: Award winning! Yes, I am serious about becoming popular with this appetizer. Since I cook almost every day, I have noticed that the flour quantity is not always the same: sometimes the flour is dryer than usual. This leads me to the conclusion that wheat… Read more »

Amazing Ham and Bacon Bars

Depending on the occasion, this bars could be an appetizer or even a Saturday lunch. My friend had her son’s birthday and made this dish for the parents accompanying. Beer suits just fine ! The day after, we had, what we call, The Day Two, which means „cleaning“ the leftovers… Read more »

Pretzels Homemade

Welcome to my frugal balcony again. I hope pretzels are noticed here. When having a snack, cappuccino creates additional bonus. While investigating about Pretzels I have found their origin back in Early Middle Ages. Monasteries were the places where these creations came from. Italian, not German as I thought. Pretiola… Read more »