Appetizers Archives | Crossroads Community Food Network

Pierogies

This is a huge recipe (makes ~60-72 pierogies!), adapted from Leanne Brown’s Good and Cheap cookbook. It’s a fun cooking activity to do with your family or friends. It takes time and effort, but the results are worth it. You can serve them fresh for dinner...

Pesto

Traditionally, the pesto is made with basil, pine nuts, olive oil, parmesan cheese, garlic, salt and pepper. However, there are many delicious alternatives that you can make with other greens and cheese you have in your fridge. It’s good on pasta, on top of...

Radish and Cucumber Summer Salad

Try this refreshing dish as a side to a delicious summer meal! Recipe makes 4-6 servings. Ingredients: 4 small cucumbers 1 bunch Easter egg radishes OR 2-3 purple daikon radishes 1 cup goat cheese or feta cheese Handful of dill 2 Tbsp white wine vinegar OR juice of 1...

Peach Salsa

Sweet and savory! Courtesy of Market to Mealtime, University of Maryland Extension. Ingredients: 2 peaches, washed, peeled, and chopped 1/2 red bell pepper, washed and chopped 1/2 cucumber, washed and chopped 2 green onions, washed and sliced 2 jalapeno peppers,...

Salsa “Pico de Gallo” de Mexico

Ingredients: 5 chopped tomatoes 1 cup finely chopped red onion 2 chopped hot peppers 2 chopped sweet peppers 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro 2 finely chopped garlic cloves 2 tsp salt Fresh juice from 2 limes Directions: Wash, chop and mix all ingredients together and you will...

Homemade Hummus

Ingredients: 1 (19 ounce) can garbanzo beans, half the liquid reserved 4 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons tahini 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon salt black pepper to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil Directions: In a blender, chop the garlic. Pour garbanzo beans...