Polynesian Ceviche

For this recipe is is important to use sushi-grade fish since it is to be eaten raw. I can usually find this in an Asian market, not in the regular grocery store in the United States. There have to be 100 ways to make ceviche and many people prefer to use shrimp in place of the fish. If you choose to substitute cooked shrimp, I won’t tell.

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Crostini with Olive-Fig Tapenade

Crostini is thought to date back to medieval times when Italian peasants typically ate their meals on slices of bread since they did not have individual plates.  It is eaten in the United States as an appetizer with various toppings such as cheese, meat, and or vegetables.  Sometimes it is served with a touch of olive oil and herbs or a sauce.

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