This savory cheesecake is a nice spin on basic cheese and crackers. And on basic cheesecake, too! Sun-dried tomatoes, pesto and 3 kinds of cheese make this delicious! The best part? Totally easy!
Roasted nuts? Yes, please. They are maple glazed? Oh, for sure! They have a spicy kick to them? Woot! Wait, stop the presses… there are crispy bits of BACON mixed in there too?! Oh, hellz yes! This yummy snack is an elevated version of your basic roasted, salted mixed nuts. Chances are good that you […]
My friend Michelle brought an appetizer to Thanksgiving dinner… An appetizer that was so good that people went back for seconds of goat cheese and crackers instead of turkey and stuffing. This goat cheese appetizer recipe is da bomb. Creamy goat cheese, rolled in candied walnuts, fresh basil and dried cranberries not only tastes divine, […]
This Sundried Tomato & Pesto Cheeseball is easy to make, totally yummy and freezes beautifully. Perfect for parties or to have on hand for unexpected guests.
With Christmas just a few days away and New Year’s Eve right around the corner, it’s nice to have a few great appetizer recipes on hand so that you’re ready for guests. (Actually, some of these are great all year round and freeze beautifully too, so you’re always ready should unexpected guests drop in.) Some […]
With big play off football games underway, I wanted to make sure you all know about this amazing appetizer. It is sure to be a fan favorite at your house! Today I’m going to share my friend Kirsten’s recipe for appetizer crack Buffalo Chicken Dip. This stuff is amazing and highly addictive. You have been warned. […]
With the kids back to school, it means that I probably should make more of an effort to make dinner. The summer days where I can just write “fend” on the menu board and walk out of the kitchen are behind me for this year. While I do my best to plan my meals, sometimes […]
Over the Labor Day Weekend, we attended a friend’s pool party and I brought an appetizer to share. Bay scallops and fresh, sweet corn were on sale, so I decided to make the guests at the pool party my personal guinea pigs and try out a brand new, made up recipe on them. I don’t […]
I am in a bunco group, and tonight is my turn to host the group. Last year I did a whole week a where I shared several projects, as well as the dinner that I served. It was Italian inspired. This year? Mexican food, baby! Here’s what’s for dinner tonight: Chips & Homemade Salsa […]
I got a great deal on some Portobello mushrooms… hence today’s post: Pesto, Tomato & Goat Cheese Stuffed Portobellos. This is super easy and tasty. You will need: 4 Portobello mushroom caps, washed and patted dry balsamic vinegar olive oil 1 cup diced tomato 1/2 cup basil pesto 1 cup panko bread crumbs 1 cup goat […]