Archive for the ‘Appetizers’ Category

Watermelon Feta Guacamole

Watermelon Feta Guacamole

It’s very fitting that today is National Watermelon Day because this is my new favorite guacamole and yes, it has watermelon in it. I’ve made this for a couple cookouts with friends this summer and always start out by... Read more
Veggie Pizza

Veggie Pizza

This has been one of my go-to appetizers for quite some time now. The first time I made this was for a work Christmas party and I made it in the shape of a wreath. Usually though, I just serve... Read more
Turkey Pesto Appetizer Bites

Turkey Pesto Appetizer Bites

Can you tell we love appetizers around here? I’m almost powerless against a good dip or bite size appetizer. Here’s another simple one we served at the Christmas Cookie Exchange party. It originally caught my eye because it was so festive... Read more
Cucumber Bites with Garlic Herb Filling Cooking

Cucumber Bites with Garlic Herb Filling Cooking

When planning a party, it’s nice to have a few items on the menu that look impressive and taste delicious, but don’t require much prep work. This is exactly that sort of appetizer. We’re talking 2 steps here – make the two-ingredient filling... Read more
Holiday Shrimp Dip

Shrimp Dip

When the Superbowl rolls around, unless the Indianapolis Colts are playing, I’m usually more excited about the food and the commercials than the game itself. In fact, we didn’t even watch the game this year. Some friends of ours had... Read more
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Queso Fundido

Are you ready for the Super Bowl?  It’s always a big event in our house!  I’m actually looking forward to the game this year because my 8 year old son is excited about it.  It’s the first year that... Read more
Kettle Popcorn

Kettle Corn

Say hello to my new favorite snack. I’ve always been a fan of popcorn (especially at the movies) and have fond memories of my parents making popcorn on the stove when we were kids (in a large pan, with butter and... Read more
Cookie Exchange

Christmas Cookie Exchange Party (3rd Annual)

A couple of weeks ago, Rebecca and I hosted our 3rd annual Christmas Cookie Exchange! We both love crafting and baking, so we had lots of fun planning this party. We put our secret Christmas Cookie Exchange Pinterest board to... Read more
Spinach Avocado Stuffed Portobellos

Spinach Avocado Stuffed Portobellos

This week we’ve shown a lot of avocado recipes – 2 main dishes, 1 breakfast treat, and 2 desserts. What’s missing? An appetizer, one of my favorite things to eat! These combine two of my favorites – portabella mushrooms and... Read more
Gumbo Dip

Gumbo Dip

This may just be my new favorite appetizer! A cheesy dip with little bits of shrimp in every bite…so delicious! We took this to dinner with friends last weekend (along with the Tunnel of Fudge Bundt Cake and Peanut Butter... Read more