Savory Cheesecakes, Pies, Tarts & More: 100 Appetizer, Side Dish & Main Dish Recipes! (Southern Cooking Recipes Book 40)
Savory cheesecakes are great for main dishes, appetizers and lunch. Most cheesecakes can be made ahead and chilled until ready to serve. Chicken Chile Cheesecake, Shrimp and Gruyere Cheesecake and Spinach Pesto Cheesecake are great for brunch and dinner.
My family loves meat or vegetable pies and tarts. Start with a refrigerated pie crust if desired and you can have a savory pie in the oven in no time. With your garden in full swing, a savory tart or pie is a different and tasty way to use up excess produce.
Quiches and frittatas are always a family favorite. They are also a good way to use up leftovers. You can add just about any leftover meat or vegetable to a quiche or frittata. Use your imagination and your family will love your new creation.
I love turnovers or meat hand pies. I have included our favorite recipes for turnovers and hand pies. Savory pudding and souffles round out a meal. They are easy to make and require no special ingredients.