Fast and fresh party appetizers. Watch Claire Tansey demonstrate this and other recipes on our Online TV show.
1/2 brick cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2 cup sour cream
Minced capers, chives, lemon zest, salt and pepper to taste
Pumpernickel bread slices (use the very dark, moist, very thinly sliced pumpernickel from your local deli)
Smoked salmon, cut in small pieces
Chopped fresh dill
Step 1: Whisk cream cheese and sour cream in a bowl. Season to taste with capers, chives, lemon zest, salt and pepper.
Step 2: Make 1-1/2" cutouts in the bread with a cookie cutter and arrange on a platter.
Step 3: Pipe some of the creamed mixture on each cutout of bread, top with smoked salmon and chopped dill.
Watch Claire demonstrate this recipe and other appetizer recipes in Episode 21 of H&H Online TV.