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Tag: Appetizers

FRIED DEVILED EGGS

FRIED DEVILED EGGS

It’s National Deviled Egg Day! And if any food should be celebrated, this would be at the top of the list.  But, is there any way to make a deviled egg even better?   Yep, you can bread and fry it.  These fried deviled eggs are Read More..

GLAZED BACON WRAPPED ONION RINGS

GLAZED BACON WRAPPED ONION RINGS

Who doesn’t love onion rings or bacon?  This fun Father’s Day side dish combines both for a flavor sensation.  Then just to kick it up a notch, glaze the bacon with maple syrup!  Insanely good!  Treat Dad to a hearty, fun meal by adding an Read More..

SAVORY ROASTED GARLIC AND PARMESAN PALMIERS

SAVORY ROASTED GARLIC AND PARMESAN PALMIERS

This savory appetizer recipe explodes with a cheesy, garlicky flavor.  They make a delicious appetizer, but work well accompanying a cup of tomato soup or a caesar salad.  Is it bad that I can make a meal out of appetizers?  I do, quite often, especially Read More..

HONEY BOURBON GLAZED SCALLOPS

HONEY BOURBON GLAZED SCALLOPS

Every Thanksgiving game-plan needs a great holiday appetizer.  These scallops are my go-to for something to serve while finalizing the last of the dinner prep.  They are salty, meaty, savory, and sweet from the honey bourbon glaze. I like making them year-round, they’re that tasty. Read More..

BONES AND BLOOD (Breadsticks and sauce)

BONES AND BLOOD (Breadsticks and sauce)

This Halloween appetizer may be one of the cutest recipes yet.  Buttery garlic breadsticks, from a refrigerated tube, and prepared marinara sauce or pizza sauce make for a quick appetizer to serve before trick or treating or at your Halloween party. This Halloween appetizer could Read More..

BAKED BRIE WITH HONEY AND PECANS

BAKED BRIE WITH HONEY AND PECANS

This elegant appetizer is as easy as it is delicious.  Creamy brie cheese that is topped with a sugary pecan topping is wrapped in a flaky puff pastry crust.  This is a lovely appetizer for guests, holidays, or even just a Friday night. One of Read More..

PINEAPPLE HABANERO CHEESE BALL

PINEAPPLE HABANERO CHEESE BALL

A quick and easy appetizer that is creamy, tangy, and chock full of delicious sweet heat.  Covered in salty, smoky bacon and even more cheddar, this is wonderful served with crackers or bagel chips. When I call this a quick and easy appetizer, I’m not Read More..

SPICY ROASTED RED PEPPER AND FETA DIP

SPICY ROASTED RED PEPPER AND FETA DIP

This spicy, smoky, garlicky roasted red pepper and feta dip may be a party in a bowl.  Ready in less than 10 minutes using simple ingredients that you probably already have on hand, this flavorful dip is sure to be your new easy ‘go-to’ recipe Read More..

ASPARAGUS GOAT CHEESE TART

ASPARAGUS GOAT CHEESE TART

This easy recipe for elegant goat cheese and asparagus tart is perfect as an appetizer, for brunch, or as a light lunch. The tangy goat cheese, enriched with eggs and flavored with shallots, thyme, and garlic, makes for a creamy, luscious bed for the fresh Read More..

EXTRA FLAVORFUL JALAPENO POPPERS

EXTRA FLAVORFUL JALAPENO POPPERS

These poppers are warm, cheesy, creamy, and spicy little bites of pure heaven.  There’s a reason that jalapeno poppers are the ubiquitous tailgating or game day appetizer.  They’re delicious and very easy. They’re also a huge crowd pleaser – so make plenty. I think every Read More..

CREAMY CILANTRO JALAPENO SAUCE

CREAMY CILANTRO JALAPENO SAUCE

When I moved to Houston, I was taken to Chuy’s Mexican restaurant and experienced the most delicious, creamy, cool, and yet spicy sauce that was amazing on literally everything. When I asked for and was denied the recipe, I went on an internet search for Read More..