Get the Party Started Appetizers

new year's eve appetizers

The end of the year approaches. January 1st is when many of us write out a list of resolutions of things we want to do better or how we want to look better. But, before the list writing begins 2014 deserves a proper send off. Today I collected some of my favorite appetizers to help… 

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Cheddar Cheese Crackers with Apple and Rosemary

Cheddar, Apple & Rosemary Crackers - TheNoshery.com

Christmas has come and gone and it’s time to trade that Santa hat for a PAR-TAY hat and some noise makers.   I am talking New Year’s Eve! New Year’s Eve parties are all about small bites, nibbles, cocktails and bubbly. It’s also about unknowingly doing your best “Elaine dance” and praying that everyones phone suddenly… 

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Arroz con Gandules (Rice and Pigeon Peas)

Arroz con Gandules (Rice & Pigeon Peas) | TheNoshery.com - @thenoshery

We arrived in Florida on Friday night to spend Christmas with OB’s family.  While having lunch, there was mention that there may not be arroz con gandules for Christmas Eve dinner. A resounding exclamation of “WHAT!” came out of OB’s and my mouth. This cannot be permitted! You must understand that Christmas isn’t Christmas without arroz… 

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Roasted Pernil (Puerto Rican Roast Pork)

Pernil (Puerto Rican Roasted Pork Shoulder)

There are rankings when it comes to proteins in Puerto Rico and in Puerto Rico pork is king, followed by chicken, beef and rabbit is tossed in there somewhere. But, there is no doubt that pork is the most loved.  In fact there is a whole area in the mountains of Cayey called Guavate where… 

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Kitchen Essentials Gift Guide

Kitchen Essentials Gift Guide - Must Haves for Every Home Cook | TheNoshery.com - @thenoshery | @JCPenney #jcpambassador #bh #ad #giftguide

The season of giving is in full swing! Now the trick is to figure out what to give. Some people (like me) are naturally good gifters (*toot, toot!*), some people need a little help, and some people need a lot of help. Not to point any fingers but, I live with someone that is totally dependent… 

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Mantecaditos con Guayaba (Shortbread Almond Cookies with Guava)

Mantecaditos de Guava | TheNoshery.com - @thenoshery #fbcookieswap

Today the internet will be flooded with cookies. Glorious cookies! Every every year the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap begins and food bloggers from across the world exchange cookies through the mail and post them on their blogs to share with the world. All proceeds raised during the cookie swap go towards Cookies for Kids Cancer…. 

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Pasteles de Yucca

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***This post was originally published December 2011. But, since it’s Christmas time and I though it was time to republish! Enjoy some pasteles this Christmas!   It’s Christmas time and Christmas for Puerto Ricans means it’s time for pasteles! If you know what pasteles are you are dancing in your seat.  If you don’t know,… 

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Gourmet Cook Gift Guide

Gift Guide for the Gourmet Cook | TheNoshery.com - @TheNoshery

Christmas is coming! Christmas is coming! But, don’t panic because I have some ideas for the kitchen dweller in your life. Do you live with someone or know someone that LOVES, LOVES, LOVES to cook? Well I have a few ideas for you or a few ideas for you to add to your wish list…. 

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