Party Snack

Although being a Hoosier/Texan, I am not a huge fan of the weird artichoke. Boiling it and the process of eating it with melted butter made me wonder what all the hubbub was about. Seemed like a lot of trouble to go through for so little a result. However, jarred artichokes are another matter. You might want to try this tasty party recipe…

Recipe:  Artichoke Squares

two 6-ounce jars marinated artichokes
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
4 eggs
1/4 c. dry breadcrumbs
1/8 tsp. pepper
1/8 tsp. oregano
1/8 tsp. Tabasco
2 tbs. chopped fresh parsley
1/2 lb. Cheddar cheese, grated

Drain the oil from one jar of artichokes into a frying pan. Discard the oil from the second jar. Chop the artichokes and set them aside. Saute the onions and garlic in the oil.

Beat the eggs in a small bowl until they are frothy. Add the breadcrumbs and seasonings. Stir in the cheese, artichokes, and sauteed onion.

Turn the mixture into a buttered 7×11″ pan and bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Cut into 1-inch squares and serve warm or at room temperature…Serves 20.

Thought for the Week:  It’s hard to be fiscally responsible when you don’t have any fiscal.

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About Cyranette

I have been writing since I was 11 and am now a grandmother of 9. Aside from my family, I love writing, reading, movies, gardening, genealology, and travel. I met my soulmate online and we've been married 18 years. I am a survivor of rape, abuse, and cancer. I believe in love, kindness, and common sense. I was born/raised in Indiana and have lived in Massachusetts, Texas, and California. I have visited: most of the United States, British Columbia, Germany, Austria, and Costa Rica. My husband and I would like to visit England, Europe, and New Zealand and to take a train ride along the Canadian/American border. I have written essays, articles, short stories, a romance novel, a self-help book, and several children's books.
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