Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Italian Skewers

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Cheese boards and antipasto plates are delicious and easy appetizers that can be assembled in no time.  Making it perfect for unexpected guests or a quick snack to hold you over until the next meal. 

Sometimes, however, a big board of cheese, crackers and meat just really isn't in the equation.  But, layering those ingredients on a skewer and making them an easy to grab snack that only requires one hand is perfection. 

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Layer these few simple but flavorful ingredients on a skewer to create a simple, colorful and cute skewers.  Perfect for dinner guests, parties and even tailgates.  These little treats can be made ahead of time and are easily transportable.
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So add these to the menu for your next dinner party, gathering or tailgate.

Italian Skewers
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1 Jar Cornichon pickles (or small dill pickles)
1 Jar marinated artichoke hearts
1 package sliced salami
1 Package Colby-Jack cheese cubes
1 Container grape tomatoes
Skewers or toothpicks


Slide a cornichon on the skewers followed by a few pieces of artichoke, then salami that has been folded in quarters, followed by a tomato then a cheese cube.  Continue with remaining ingredients.  Place on a platter, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Recipe source: A Lynsey original

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