Category Archives: Appetizers

Soft Pretzels and Porter Cheese Dip

Ah, pretzels and beer – that quintessential pair that makes snacking so fun! Well, how about the beer in the dip? The alcohol cooks out leaving the rich flavor of the dark beer to mingle with the sharpness of the … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Stuffies

  This week’s state – Rhode Island. This state is known for Irish brown bread, Del’s lemonade, clam cakes, and this uniquely Rhode Island treat, Stuffies. These delicious treats are served all over the state – from roadside trucks to … Continue reading

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Meatless Appetizers – Crackers Three Ways

I love topping crackers with cheese and smoked meats. Eating those little morsels feels to indulgent and delicious. But what if you don’t eat meat? Or you’re having a party with some guests that are vegetarian? What kind of cracker … Continue reading

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Georgia Boiled Peanuts & Pimento Cheese Toasts

Did you know that half the peanuts grown in the U.S. come from Georgia? Yep. And one of the ways they are prepared are boiled. Boiled peanuts have a unique and addicting flavor. And they make a perfect partner for … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday – Vegetable and Tofu Tempura

Every Monday I’ll be sharing a meatless meal. My goal is to eat more plant based foods every day so I’ll be sharing some of my ideas with you. To start it off, how about some tempura. My husband said … Continue reading

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Popcorn Four Ways

Some days get so busy the last thing I want to do is cook – and the leftovers just don’t sound good. And that’s when I get out the popcorn. We’ve been known to have popcorn for dinner often – … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cheese Dip with Bread Sticks

When we think of pumpkins we think of Halloween, but pumpkins are also for Thanksgiving! You serve this delicious cheese dip IN a pumpkin! It tastes delicious and looks fun!

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Beer Battered Onion Rings

I love onion rings but when I’ve made them in the past, the outside gets browned before the inside is soft. Well, I’ve discovered the secret to soft onions inside and crunchy batter outside!

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Figs with Gorgonzola and Prosciutto

I found some beautiful figs at the store and decided to do something different with them for company. I love gorgonzola cheese with something sweet so I decided to make a tasty little appetizer. Some fig facts: Figs don’t have … Continue reading

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Wine Braised Garlic Crostini

These delicious little garlic rounds of goodness are perfect party appetizers or sides for soups or stews. They are super simple to make and wonderful to eat!

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