Memorial Day fun with Chef Nancy!
Taste and Savor's healthy chef and "partyologist" Nancy Waldeck shared a patriotic spread for the holiday weekend.
Clementine and Serrano Skewers with Honey Lime Dressing
- Make the salad dressing in a jar
- Wrap the Clementines with ham
- Skewer the Clementines and tomatoes
- Drizzle with dressing
2 TB Honey
1 Lime, zested and juiced
¼ tsp Ground Cardamom
¼ tsp Cinnamon
1 Bunch Basil, cut in strips (chiffonade)
4 oz Serrano Ham (or Prosciutto), thinly sliced
4 Clementines, separated into 2-segment wedges
1 Pint Grape Tomatoes, cut in half
Shake first 5 ingredients together in small jar.
Wrap a strip of basil and then a strip of ham around each Clementine wedge and skewer with toothpick. Scatter skewers and grape tomatoes on a platter and drizzle with honey lime dressing. OR skewer the ham wrapped orange segments and the tomatoes and drizzle with dressing.
Orange Stuffed Strawberries
- Hull Strawberries
- Make Goat Cheese Stuffing
- Stuff Strawberries
Wrap the stuffed strawberries individually in plastic wrap and take it with you in your cooler – stays delicious and refreshing all day long.
1 Box Strawberries
1 Cup Chopped Toasted Nuts like Pecans
Hull Strawberries and set aside. Mash the goat cheese with the orange zest. Stuff the strawberries and roll the top in nuts.
What to drink with the apps!
Summer is the time for rosé!
- A rose from the South of France is perfect with light summer fare like this
- Grapes like Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre – GSM for short
- Cool and refreshing – serve it cold
- Use plastic wine glasses