Relish Recipes — Appetizers

Rosemary-Cheese Spritz Crackers

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Rosemary-Cheese Spritz Crackers

Cheddar cheese spritz Crackers will be the highlight of your holIday snack table. If you are not familiar with spritz cookies, they are a classic butter cookie that originated in Germany ((known as Spritzgebäck). This savoury version is a perfect additon to your charcuterie board or You use a cookie press to press out the festive shapes like you do spritz cookies. Our recipe makes it easy to do! DOWNLOAD RECIPE CARD Equipment: 1 Cookie Press Yield: About 4 dozen Ingredients... 1 cup room temperature softened unsalted butter 1 tsp finely grated lemon zest 1 large egg yolk 6 tbsp whipping (35%)...

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Meatballs In Spicy Peanut Curry Sauce

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Meatballs In Spicy Peanut Curry Sauce
In April 2017, Chef Kate Dowhan was diagnosed with breast cancer. Kate had been teaching at Relish since 2011. We were all shocked and dismayed by this news, but as we watched Kate take on her courageous batter, we were inspired by her strength and positivity. She is an inspiration to all of us at Relish. We are thrilled to have her back in the Relish kitchen and happy to share a favourite recipe of hers from a fundraising cookbook we produced called "Best Of 30-Minute Meals". Welcome back Kate!

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Halloween Charcuterie Board with Creepy Cracker Straws

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Halloween Charcuterie Board with Creepy Cracker Straws
Who says Halloween has to be just for kids? This charcuterie and cheese board has a variety of seasonal cheeses and with these fun homemade crackers to serve alongside. Choose a blue-veined cheese and a charcoal coated one. There is even a black gouda cheese if you can find it at your local cheese shop.

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Small Batch Basil Pesto

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Small Batch Basil Pesto
Basil pesto, the iconic green sauce we slather on everything from pasta to paninis is both ancient and modern. A Latin poem from the year 25CE describes pounding together herbs, cheese, oil and vinegar - making pesto the oldest sauce in Europe. Long adored in Italy, pesto made it's way into North America in the 70's and evolved from a motor-and-pestle affair to a shelf-stable condiment. Pesto literally translates into the word "pounded" and is made from fresh basil, nuts, olive oil, garlic and cheese.

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Deruny (Ukrainian Potato Pancakes)

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Deruny (Ukrainian Potato Pancakes)

Growing up in Whitby, the Ukrainian and Polish heritage was very strong throughout the area. My parents had many Ukrainian friends and I grew up being introduced to a lot of Ukrainian food. I have very fond memories of eating these pancakes at my friend Irene's house. Her grandmother used to make them for us and we devoured them. They can be eaten for breakfast, as an appetizer or a side dish. Whichever way you choose to eat them, a dollop of sour cream is an absolute must-have for the topping.

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