Category: Appetizer

Grilled Shrimp — Mmmmmm

A nice modernized version of the old classic shrimp cocktail. Watch ’em disappear! Simplicity at its best, so quick and easy, yet very yummy! The shrimp turn out plump, juicy and delish. I added a little cayenne for some heat.

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Microwave Chunky Chicken Nachos

Simple enough for a snack and hearty enough for a whole meal. I love this easy recipe! I was able to come home from work and put it together in like 10 minutes!!! The taste is excellent. I love this

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Chicken Wings With BBQ Sauce for the Crock Pot!

This is a great recipe that makes the cook look like a pro ! Who doesn’t love chicken wings? Cooked in the crock pot – super easy! You can vary it by using different barbecue sauce types. I think this

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Paula Deen’s Southern Pimento Cheese

This recipe is IT! Paula is southern and this is her version. I recently prepared another version of this recipe that included cream cheese and spices. It tasted weird. This is exactly what I recall pimento (minner) cheese being. I

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Simple But Delicious Corn Relish

An easy recipe that makes a very pretty dish to add to the table. (plus a very tasty one, too!) I use a mixture of white and yellow corn to add more visual interest. Keeps very well in the fridge

Posted in Appetizer, Side Dishes

Best Mexican Cheese Corn Dip Ever

This corn dip has been a really big hit for me. Its easy to make and everyone will ask you for the recipe when you take it to parties or have one of you own. I can’t ever escape a

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My “Famous” Corn Salsa

This delightful corn salsa is a perfect salsa for dipping and can be used to boost flavor or garnish a southwestern meal. My family loves the fresh taste of this corn salsa. In fact My ENTIRE family and all of

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Cherry Tomato & Corn Salad

This salad is sooo good. It’s quick, easy and delicious. It is from Taste of Homes, Weeknight Cooking Made Easy. I used frozen sweet white corn. Perfect summer flavors! The dish works fine with frozen corn but it’s such a

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Spicy Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms

These are simply great! Perfect for a backyard BBQ appetizer. Make them ahead and line a tupperware with paper towels and put them in it. Then they are ready to bake just before the event. You can also vary the

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Bacon Jam

I’m not sure there are enough superlatives for this yummy goodness! Incredible, salty, sweet, decadent, wicked, sinful… I saw this thing called Bacon Jam being served on one of the episodes of Eat St. on Food Network. So off I

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