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Cheesy Shrimp Ciabatta

For out last get together I made this delicious Cheesy Shrimp Ciabatta. This is an appetizer that shrimp fans will love. In our family this is one of our most favorite recipes. It's so delicious!

You can go with a baguette instead if you would like bite sized portions, but it is hard to beat a fresh loaf of ciabatta bread. The baguette slices will get much crunchier so if you prefer that mouth feel, you can go with a baguette. A fresh French bread would also work great. Enjoy!

Jello Cranberry Pineapple Relish

We love our cranberry sauces and relish at my house, so of course we had to try out a new recipe for Thanksgiving. This recipe by Kraft is fairly tart. Next time around I would probably use a different flavor of gelatin, like strawberry to possibly offset the tartness. Enjoy!

JELL-O Cranberry-Pineapple Relish
Makes about 3 1/2 cups


  • 1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
  • 1 pkg. (12 oz.) cranberries
  • 1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Orange Flavor Gelatin (alternatively you could use the strawberry flavor)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped Walnuts


  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Add enough water to reserved juice to measure 1 cup; pour into medium saucepan. Add cranberries, dry gelatin mix, sugar and pineapple; mix well. Bring to boil, stirring frequently.
  2. Reduce heat to medium; cook 3 to 5 min. or until cranberries are softened, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in nuts. Cool 30 min.
  3. Spoon cranberry relish into small bowl. Refrigerate 6 hours or until firm. Stir before serving.

Recipe from Kraft.


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