Category: Appetizers

Horseradish Cream Cheese Dip

With the Holidays ahead of us, there is always a need for an amazing dip that people tend to gather around because it is so good you can’t stop eating it. Well, here is one to add to your menu! So very simple but also so amazing. Depending on the size of your crowd, you …

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BLT Dip

Great for any party, this BLT dip is simple to prepare, and full of flavor. A cream cheese base with spices of onion powder, minced garlic, smoked paprika, and crumbled bacon throughout topped with lettuce, tomato and more bacon. Veggies are great dippers, but your favorite cracker would be delicious also. Since I don’t have …

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Peppadew Peppers Stuffed with Whipped Feta Cheese

I have fallen in love with peppadew peppers! I love the hint of heat with the sweetness of the pepper. There are so many delicious creamy fillings you can fill these little gems with. This one has just two ingredients, but the combination with the pepper just pops in your mouth. If your local grocery …

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Hot Bacon and Blue Cheese Dip

This warm blue cheese dip will be one of your favorite appetizer recipes for entertaining. I can not tell you how insane it is! It is one of those appetizers that you just can’t walk away from. My husband who does not care for blue cheese even liked it. This is a great appetizer that …

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Smoked Gouda-Chorizo Jalapeno Poppers

Chorizo and smoked gouda take these jalapeno peppers to the next level. A simple appetizer or side dish that will have your friends and family coming back for more. If you don’t like a lot of heat, the key is to make sure you remove ALL of the seeds and pith, which is the white …

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Cheesy Chorizo Caramelized Onion Dip

This cheesy dip is sure to be a hit at your next party. A cheese dip with caramelized onions, and a little heat from chorizo sausage. Great dippers are baguette slices, tortilla chips or veggies. Fair warning though, this will go fast so double the recipe if you have a large crowd. Enjoy! 2 C. …

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Cucumber Tomato Bites

The holidays are here and chances are you will need or want a great appetizer for a party you are hosting or a family dinner. These Cucumber Tomato Bites are perfect to wow your guest with presentation and flavor and can be made ahead time. Win win! Fresh cucumber with a cream cheese filling seasoned …

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Chili Lime Shrimp

Simple and easy, these shrimp are great as an appetizer or part of your dinner menu. I love the sweet but spicy taste of the Thai sweet chili sauce blended with the lime juice, honey and garlic. The recipe recommended to marinate the shrimp for 30 minutes but that seemed too long to me with …

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Baked Shrimp Scampi

This is a great take on Shrimp Scampi that comes from Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa of the Food Network. A great appetizer or shrimp dish for any meal that will definitely impress. As you see by my picture, it is easy to cut the recipe in half when 2 pounds of shrimp is not …

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Black Bean Queso Dip

Everyone will love this cheesy black bean queso dip! The pepper jack cheese provides a nice pop to the dip without too much heat, but you could easily use Monterey jack or another creamy cheese of your choice. Quick and simple even for a last-minute appetizer. As a warning, you will find this difficult to …

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