Category Archives: Appetizers

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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Fried Jalapeño

My sister and I stopped at a new Mexican restaurant a few weeks ago. We weren’t super hungry so we just ordered sides. One of the items was fried jalapeño. I’m thinking decadent breaded and deep fried. But that’s not … Continue reading

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Easy Refrigerator Pickles

It’s pickle season! The farmer’s market is full of those beautiful cucumbers in every size you can think of. I used to make 2 dozen quarts of these pickles, processed in a water bath to seal the jars. But now, … Continue reading

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