smoked salmon & cucumber bites

christmas eve mr handsome & i hosted our annual party.

spoiler alert, next year we are changing the location to Banff, back to mr. handsome's hometown, to truly enjoy an authentic mountain christmas.

back to this year, we opted for a new appetizer to add to the regular mix.
 smoked salmon & cucumber bites. how cute!

smoked salmon, dill & lemon cream cheese & crisp cucumber base.  how can you go wrong?

heres hoping Santa was great to you and that you had family around that made it all worthwhile.
cheers.  xo.

smoked salmon & cucumber bites

1 1/2 cucumbers
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
4 ounces smoked salmon, torn into bite sized portions
fresh dill to garnish

mix cream cheese, fresh dill, lemon juice & zest and pepper in a bowl.  set aside.
cut cucumbers into thick slices, using a small spoon make a little divot in the cucumber slice to hold the cream cheese mixture.  top each with a slice of smoked salmon and garnish with dill.


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