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Tag Archive: Appetizer

Mini Quiches Can Be Customized to Please (Almost) Everyone

Mini Quiche are a quick and easy meal that can easily customized based on what you have on hand and each dinner can choose their own fillings. Weeknight dinner recipe. Meatless meal.

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Spicy Bite Sized Cheese Balls are Perfect for March Madness

Spicy Bite Sized Cheese Balls are a great appetizer for March Madness, the NBA Playoffs or any party.

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Entertain In Style With Crazy Awesome Clam Dip (TastyTuesdays)

An easy Clam Dip Recipe with plenty of garlic and Worcestershire sauce. Great for parties. Serve with chips or vegetables or fill a bread bowl.

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Kids Can Bake: Easy Homemade Cheese Crackers plus Tasty Tuesdays

Cheese Crackers – easy homemade cheese crackers based on Emeril Lagasse’s Cheesy Star Snacks. Cheddar Crackers.

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Mac and Cheese Muffins plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

According to my trusty list of fun yet irrelevant holidays, July 14th is National Macaroni and Cheese Day. So for something a little different I made it to go with these Mac and Cheese Muffins. There’s nothing really complicated about baked macaroni and cheese, and I made it a bit faster by baking them in …

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Mouthwatering Mango Salsa plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

In this simple Mango Salsa, the flavors of the sweet mangoes, salty olives and zesty peppers combine for a mouthwatering taste sensation. You can serve it as a salsa on chips or tacos, etc. Or try it like a fruit salad. I had to make a few substitutions to the original recipe below based on …

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Quick and Easy Tortilla Rollups and Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

These Tortilla Rollups are one of those wonderfully adaptable recipes that can be switched up to suit almost every taste and diet. And they are quick and easy to make too! Perfect for entertaining this summer when you don’t want to be stuck in the kitchen making appetizers (or lunch).   All you need to …

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A Fun Twist on Egg Salad: Egg and Shrimp Spread

Egg and Shrimp Spread: a twist on classic Egg Salad with shrimp, pickles and red peppers. Serve as a sandwich or with crackers for an appetizer.

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Chinese Steamed Pork Buns plus Tasty Tuesdays

Asian Steamed Pork Buns – fluffy dough stuffed with flavorful pork and mushrooms with optional sausage and eggs. So easy to make!

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Gifts in a Jar: Bean Dip plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Before we jump into this week’s Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party, I have another ridiculously quick and easy Gift in a Jar for you today: a zesty Bean Dip made with Pinto Bean Flour.   I stumbled on Bean Flour at a store recently with a recipe for Bean Dip on the back. Which of course, …

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Sweet Potato Jalapeno Poppers – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

The ingredients for our Crazy Ingredient Challenge this month were Sweet Potatoes and Jalapenos. So many possibilities raced through my mind. But, I know this time of year many people are looking for a quick and easy appetizer for their holiday gatherings. So I finally settled on these Sweet Potato Jalapeno Poppers.   The Crazy Ingredient …

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Sourdough Soft Pretzel Bites

These Sourdough Soft Pretzel Bites started out as No Knead Overnight Sourdough Bread, but I didn’t want to turn on the oven to 500 degrees and heat up the house. So, instead I stood over a pot of boiling water to make these… uh yeah, I don’t think I ended up staying any cooler. It’s …

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Pimento Cheese and Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Before we jump into the Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party, I want to share a simple appetizer or sandwich spread depending on how you want to devour it: Pimento Cheese. Yes, you can buy this pre-made in the store for about $3 for a 5 ounce jar. Or you can whip it up for yourself and …

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Easy and Delicious Mushroom and Goat Cheese Ravioli

I was thrilled with the winning ingredients for this month’s Crazy Ingredient Challenge: mushrooms and goat cheese. The CIC is a blogging version of Chopped where we are assigned ingredients to make a dish and blog about it.  But in our version, no one gets chopped. We all get lots of ideas to make with the …

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Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs are amazingly versatile and can be adapted to fit a variety of tastes. The eggs in these photos were made with some tarragon mustard Ma’am had given me a gift. And they were AMAZING! This is a basic recipe that can be altered to your taste or what is on hand in the …

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Pickled Cherry Tomatoes and Tasty Tuesdays Link Up

Before I turn things over to the Tasty Tuesdays Link Up and the awesome recipes other bloggers have to share, I wanted to tell you about the goodness coming out of my garden and kitchen. I have three out of control cherry tomato plants this year. Unfortunately with cherry tomatoes you get a whole bunch …

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These Simple Tea Sandwiches Are Perfect for Your Tea Party

Simply Elegant Tea Sandwiches – Cucumber Sandwiches and Watercress Sandwiches for a Tea Party, Ladies Luncheon or Bridal Shower.

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Baked Pizza Gyoza

Yes, another Ninja Turtles inspired recipe. But these Baked Pizza Gyoza make a quick and easy appetizer or snack that any pizza lover will appreciate. The Never Say Xever episode of TMNT came on last week, and of course my Ninja in Training asked me to make them. Having bought some wonton wrappers to make some Peanut …

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Black Bean Pesto Crackers

These Black Bean Pesto Crackers used up items I had around the house and ended up being a tasty and healthy snack. Win-Win! Especially great this time of year when we are all trying to eat healthier to offset the damage we did to our waistlines over the holidays. Or maybe it is just me that needs …

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Gingerbread Spice Cranberry Brie Bites

  Today is the 20th of the month so it is time for the CRAZY Ingredient Challenge! Each month we pick two unrelated ingredients to create our recipes then blog about them. This month it is Cranberries and Gingerbread Spice (or gingerbread). I have been with this group for a few months now and let …

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Free E-Guide: Choosing Healthy Fats

As a thank you for signing up for our biweekly newsletter we will send you a copy of 30 Tips for Choosing Healthy Fats in Your Diet. Then every two weeks we will send you delicious recipes and other food related fun.