Avocado Crostini with Tomato Garnish

Avocado Mash Crostini with Tomato Relish

Avocado Mash Crostini with Tomato Relish

In the bread man’s castle there is often such an over-abundance of bread that I’m challenged to find ways to use it.  You can eat just so much toast and so many sandwiches!   This day I was in the mood for some avocado mash on toast.  I eat that often enough when I’m tired of sandwich meat or eggs.  I simply mash the avocado, spread it on the toast, add salt and pepper and devour.  But I wanted pretty little toasts.  Crostini! Continue reading

Bacon Jam {on a crostini with goat cheese}

Bacon Onion Apple Jam

Bacon Onion Apple Jam

The idea of bacon jam intrigued me.  I’m into bacon as much as any other bacon addict, but adding it to jam seemed confusing.  I needed to try out a recipe to see if this could be a thing for me.  Although it looked a tiny bit complicated with the cooking and reducing for a long period of time, the ingredients were simple.  And I had them all on hand. Continue reading

Avocado Crostini Wreath

Christmas Avocado Crostini Wreath

Christmas Avocado Crostini Wreath

I’m already hunting new recipes for our Christmas Eve buffet.  My searching reminded me I needed to post a neat appetizer I made and photographed last year.  I wanted to incorporate an avocado appetizer and didn’t want it to be very labor intensive. With all of the other Christmas baking and cooking I didn’t need another dish to add to my schedule. Continue reading