Archive for the 'Appetizers' Category

Jalapeno Bacon Poppers

on Jan 27th 2012

Here’s the perfect appetizer for the Super Bowl Game – or anytime the men in your life need some “cave” time. These things are incredible. You won’t believe how good they taste until you try one. But I didn’t make up this recipe. I have to give Pioneer Woman credit for it. Did I mention […]

Read Full Post »

Strawberry Pound Cake Kabobs

on Jan 25th 2012

Do you need an appetizer for the upcoming Super Bowl?  Or a fruity sweet dish to serve at a shower or other party?  These Strawberry Pound Cake Kabobs are easy to assemble (especially with a store bought pound cake) and will disappear in no time.  For a lower calorie version, use angel food cake cubes […]

Read Full Post »

Party Ready Stuffed Strawberries

on Jan 22nd 2012

Like Strawberries, chocolate covered berries, or cream cheese and berries?  Then you are going to LOVE these cute stuffed strawberry appetizers.  These stuffed strawberries are perfect for parties, Valentine’s Day, or anytime you want a dreamy fruity treat.  And they are SO easy!  You will need: 2 pounds of fresh strawberries, washed and dried, stems […]

Read Full Post »

Chocolate Ganache

on Dec 29th 2011

Here’s another quick and easy New Year’s Eve party pleaser!  Melt chocolate chips and mix with cream.  Makes a delectable dip for you favorite party treats. Chocolate Ganache 3/4 cup real whipping cream 8 oz semi sweet chocolate chips In a medium saucepan, bring whipping cream to a boil.  Remove from heat and add chocolate. […]

Read Full Post »

Pineapple Cheese Ball

on Dec 28th 2011

Are you looking for a New Year’s Eve appetizer?  Here’s one of our family’s favorites – Pineapple Cheese Ball.  It’s tasty served with Wheat Thins or Ritz crackers or even pretzels.  And better yet, this one is quick and easy to whip up! Pineapple Cheese Ball 2- 8oz packages cream cheese (room temperature) 1- 8oz […]

Read Full Post »

Homemade Pimento Cheese

on Oct 27th 2011

My husband is a big fan of Pimento Cheese.  I remember his mother packing him pimento cheese sandwiches for lunch when we were in high school.  She makes the best I have ever tasted and in case you are wondering, hubby and I were high school sweet hearts.   Here is my feeble attempt to match […]

Read Full Post »

Crock Pot Pumpkin Butter

on Oct 24th 2011

I had never given much thought to Pumpkin Butter until recently.  To break the rainy month blues one Saturday evening, we loaded up the kids and drove to Cool Springs just to roam around for a while.  I had a few moments to myself, and the aroma pouring out of WILLIAMS SONOMA drew me inside […]

Read Full Post »

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – Candied Pumpkin Seeds

on Oct 19th 2011

Very soon there will be a lot of pumpkin carving and massacring at our house, which means there will be a lot of pumpkin seeds.   We couldn’t bear to throw away such a delicacy as pumpkin seeds. They are tasty and loaded with nutrients and our kids love them!  So this fall, before you carve […]

Read Full Post »

Meatless Monday – Fried Zucchini with Lemon Aioli Dipping Sauce

on Sep 26th 2011

One of our favorite places do dine on a special occasion is Maggiano’s. My favorite menu item is a simple appetizer – Fried Zucchini! Although Maggiano’s recipe remains a secret – I’ve come pretty close to duplicating this favorite and couldn’t wait to share it. I am also tempted to use yellow squash in place […]

Read Full Post »

Meatless Monday Black Eyed Pea Salad

on Sep 19th 2011

Black Eyed Pea Salad It’s Monday again and time for another Meatless Monday post. I’ve never really been a fan of black eyed peas, but this salad is incredible.  Before passing judgement – be brave, be bold, and try it! I served this as a salad, but you could also serve it as a salsa/dip […]

Read Full Post »

« Prev - Next »