Appetizers

Make your Own Potato Chips

Make your own potato chips

Printable recipe – Make Your Own Potato Chips. We all love snack foods but they are just full of chemicals most of the time.  My favorite is potato chips.  There are many recipes out there for home made potato chips but many of them fail when I try to duplicate them.  This one comes out…

Mexican Chili Dip – A Crowd Pleaser

Super easy four layer Mexican dip. Ready in a flash and a big crowd pleaser!

Take this Mexican Chili Dip to your Next pot luck party This Mexican Chili dip could not be easier to make.  It is one of my favorite “go to” recipes when I am invited to a pot luck party.  The bowl is empty before the party even gets going.  It is that delicious! I got…

More of my Favorite Fourth of July Recipes

Celebrate in a patriotic way this 4th of July.

Fly the Flag with these Fourth of July Recipes These are some more of my favorite Fourth of July Recipes. From delicious cakes to decadent cocktails, these recipes all fly the patriotic flag.  All are sure to make an impression on your party table. Try one (or all of these) for your next upcoming of…

Having a Party or BBQ? Try one of these tasty dips

Round up of 11 Fabulous Dip recipes for your next party

Party or BBQ Dips to start the party off right It will soon be time to start thinking about summer parties and barbeques.  (I know, I know…will this winter ever end?) But it is never too early to start planning for the next big party.  Start your celebrations off right with one of these great…

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breasts

Easy and delicious Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breasts

Are you looking for a recipe that will give you the moistest chicken you have ever made?  Use bacon!  Not only does the bacon give the chicken a delicious taste, but if wrapped around the chicken breasts, it will make them moist and very juicy. This is another easy recipe.  I make the marinade early…

Having a Party? Try one of these appetizer recipes

9 Show Stopping Appetizer recipes. Start your party off with a bang.

Every party needs great appetizers to start it off well.  If you are looking for tasty appetizer recipes, check out this group.   Nothing starts a party off on the right foot like a line up for both hot and cold appetizers.  Many of these take just a few minutes to prepare but all are…

Best Ever Guacamole Recipe: Popular Party Appetizer

Best Ever Home Made Guacamole

I love anything that has avocados as an ingredient.  They are so rich and creamy and good for you too, in moderation.  This Guacamole recipe was the hit of several Christmas parties this year.  Printable Recipe:  Best Ever Guacamole Guacamole is easy to make, full of flavor and the best tasting guacamole I have ever…

Stuffed Mushrooms with Cheddar Cheese

Stuffed Mushrooms with Cheddar Cheese

These delicious stuffed mushrooms would make a great side vegetable or a party appetizer.  Use larger mushrooms to get more flavor in the dish. Perfect Party Appetizer – Stuffed Mushrooms I love having friends over for drinks and light bites. These stuffed mushrooms are a favorite with my party guests. The recipe is fast and…

Sticky Chicken Wings & Drumsticks – Party Food

Sticky chicken wings

 Fall is the time fo tailgating parties.  And if you are like me, BBQs are a year round thing at my house!  Looking for a great party appetizer, BBQ dish or tailgate recipe? This recipe for sticky chicken wings and drumsticks will be the perfect chose. Sticky Chicken Wings & Drumsticks The recipe combines soy…

3 Ingredient Pizza Dough Roll Ups

Pizza dough Roll ups

Afternoon snacks are fun time at your house with this yummy snack.  These pizza dough roll ups are fast and easy to do and the kids just love them.  You could add other pizza toppings if desired before rolling. Kids love these Pizza Dough Roll ups. Don’t you just love it when you can take…

Honey Chicken wings with Garlic and Herb

Honey and spice chicken wings

This recipe for honey chicken wings with garlic and herb could not be easier to make.  Just combine the wings with honey and McCormick garlic and herb seasoning mix and shake.  Then bake in an oven.  If it is warm enough outside, these could also be grilled on the BBQ. These fabulous chicken wings make…

Black bean Salsa with Corn and Tomatoes

Black bean salsa with corn and onion

We have tacos and burritos a lot at my house.   Most of the time, we use traditional toppings and sides. This black bean salsa is a nice change from the regular bottled salsa and is much more hearty. Black Bean Salsa Printable recipe I also love to make my own salsa. There are dozens of…

Asparagus Crostini Appetizers with Gouda Cheese and Proscuitto

asparagus crostini

Are you having friends over for drinks any time soon?  The right appetizer can set your entertaining off in style.  These Asparagus crostini appetizers are simple to make, but the delicate asparagus spears and distinct flavors of prosciutto and Gouda cheese will make your guests think you spent hours in the kitchen making them.  They…