Yum Alert: Smoked Salmon Canapes

Written by Olga

In the mood for a light appetizer? Make some smoked salmon canapes.

How perfect is this treat on a nice, sunny Mother’s Day? Make it for your mother right now. Image and recipe via The Tomato Tart.


1 lb wild smoked salmon, I love the smoked sockeye from Trader Joe’s
1 loaf good quality rye bread
1 package of good deli cream cheese (Gina Marie and Dianna Supreme are two brands)
2 bunch of chives
1 bunch of dill
1 teaspoon of peppercorns
½ to 1 cup of olive oil
½ lemon-thinly sliced


Soak separated salmon slices in olive oil overnight with peppercorns, ½ of dill, ½ of chives, and the lemon slices. You can skip this step, but if you have time, it’s a nice touch.

On the day of serving,, bring cream cheese to room temperature

Cut bread into rounds using a 1 inch ring mold.

Top each round of bread with a little bit of cream cheese, a slice of salmon, and a sprig of dill

Finally sprinkle the entire plate with fresh chopped chives.

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Olga is a fast talking East Coast girl who takes no bull or prisoners. When not kicking a$$ and taking names, she can be found being awesome up and down the East Village. In her down time, Olga practices power yoga and drinks hand-crafted cocktails - sometimes at once.

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