If you're looking for a reason to break out the smoker, you just found it. These applewood-smoked chicken sliders with melted cheddar from E2 Emeril's Eatery are filled with flavor. A delicious combination of smoky and savory, these are sure to be a crowd favorite.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 2 1/2 hours plus time to brine chicken
Spelled halloumi or haloumi, this is a firm, salty cheese made from sheep's milk. It melts very slowy so it holds up well to being grilled or pan fried. If you like, brush slices of crusty bread with olive oil and grill them too. Great alongside or you can top each slice with the cheese and tomato relish.
What a great way to use the sweet cherry tomatoes of summer! Explore your local farmer's markets to get small tomatoes of all shapes and colors...and don't forget the simple basil-garlic oil for a huge hit.
Prep Time: 5 minutes, plus time for soaking skewers
In Southeast Louisiana, folks take boudin, our beloved pork and rice sausage, remove it from its casing, and form it into balls that are then breaded and deep-fried. People go crazy for these boudin balls especially at festivals like Jazz Fest when you want something delicious and bite sized to keep you going throughout the day.