Category: Appetizer

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

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

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

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

Roasted Cheese Crisps

These cheese crisps are very versatile….sprinkle them into a green salad, use with hors d’oeuvres, serve with cocktails, use as a garnish on macaroni and cheese, or just snack on them! Lots of different cheeses could be used, just make

Cilantro-Lime Romaine Salad

Don’t be surprised if your family requests this salad over and over, as the added flavors and varied textures help transform what is typically a plain vegetable side dish into the star of the meal. Make your dinners and barbecues

Oven Baked “Fried” Dill Pickles

I LOVES me some fried pickles and I love oven “frying” so I had to give this recipe a try! Delicious! Restaurant quality for sure and better for you because they’re baked. What’s not to like about salty dill pickles

Cheese Cookies

I can’t remember where I got this recipe but it is very good. The touch of cayenne with the cheddar gives a nice zip. Handy to have them in the freezer. You can, of course, also serve them right out

Paula Deen’s Crabbies Appetizer

A tasty appetizer from Paula Deen. These are a great make-ahead that freeze well. They taste like I remember them from family Christmas parties past. When ready to serve frozen just take them out of the freezer, put them on

Oh So Easy Pizza Muffins

The quickest and easiest pizza to make. Even the kids can do it. My favorite snack as a kid and one of my favorite snacks today! They also make a nice lunch with a side salad. The toppings are a