In The Kitchen: Caprese Appetizer

NewsWatch 12's Alicia Rubin gives us a look at an appetizer made by Jacksonville Inn.

Posted: Sep 10, 2019 12:38 PM
Updated: Sep 10, 2019 12:38 PM

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refrigerator or you open your pantry and you've got mozzarella, you got tomato, you got some basil in the garden and so on and you're going to that's it, you don't have time to run to the store, you don't have to. the first thing you have to do is don't be afraid. okay, let go of your fear. so if you have a few skewers like this, we start with the appetizer, okay, you can simply make some skewers of you take a cherry tomato, put it on there. kalamata olives, because we're talking to a greek here, then you can get the mozzarella, you can get it in small spheres like this, or you can buy it in loaf like that. and you can even buy, i remember going out to costco, you can buy pre sliced, which really helps you if you're a chef. so so this is the basic ingredient, get an olive here and so on. we're going to take a basil leaf and we're going to put it on here. and then i thought just to be something interesting, let's put a marionberry on here to give it an oregon spin. okay, it's that fast. it really is that fast, we set it aside, we'll put it in there. we'll make another one here real quick. so let's see here the tomato. and so you can do this real fast, you can stick them in the fridge and your friends can start opening a bottle of wine and before they can pull that cork out and say hello to each other and exchange hugs, whatever it is. your appetizers going to be ready and it's going to be nice and wholesome and healthy. so if you have some friends who are really watching everything and every little bit that they eat, then that they'll be really happy with this. so here's we have a little bit of pesto. okay, getting back to the pesto. this is the pesto parade here. you can make it at home. you don't have to panic or you have a blender or a food processor. i prefer food processors they because they're more gentle. okay, okay, so you got basil, garlic, parmesan, pine, pine nuts here. and then extra virgin olive oil. excuse me, i only use greek but you can use spanish you can use others there is a kosher salt a little bit for taste. capers, you can use as a as a garnish only. so you blend those things together. and you get pesto here. what you have right there. is what i have. so you just take this where where it's a little bit messy. so i'm doing it in this bowl here. but here they are. so you put them on here like this. okay, how long did that take? not not long at all. okay, so you can make a few of these and you put them in the refrigerator. voila ready to go. that's your appetizer right there. okay, that's done. thank you so much platon and all of these are available on our website kdrv.com [g3]itk (tue and thurs)-vo kdrv.com in our consumer alert ... wendy's is
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