Appetizer Recipes

Get your party started with these tasty appetizer recipes from party-savvy cooks all across the country!

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Technique Essentials: Easy/Peasy Crispy Wings

Such a pretty evening yesterday that I decided to stay up and have a putter ...

Reuben Dip ready to serve.

Reuben Dip

My favorite sandwich is a nice Reuben sandwich. Why not combine this into a dip? ...

Healthy Oven Fried Chicken Strips on a plate with salad.

Healthy Oven Fried Chicken Strips

I have to say, this is my favorite recipe and my family just loves them. ...

St. John's Dip ready to serve.

St. John's Dip

My mother taught me to make this dish when I was ten, around 1971. It's ...

Layered Chicken Nacho Dip with chips.

Layered Chicken Nacho Dip

I created this on a Sunday to have for the Chicago Bears game. I just ...

Garlic Mushrooms

Great little appetizers. Put a few on a toothpick and serve.

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Leftover Essentials: Taco/Tater Dip

Not exactly sure what to call this, but Taco/Tater Dip is what I came up ...

A platter of Stiff Arm Stuffed Mushrooms.

Stiff Arm Stuffed Mushrooms

Some of you are probably wondering about my recipe titles. I am in the process ...

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Poultry Essentials: Instant Pot to Skillet Wings

Put these together on one of my all-nighters (last night). This is not so much ...

Crab Dip baked until golden brown.

Crab Dip

Had a hot crab dip in Virginia and loved it. Here is my recipe. Double ...

A bowl of Pancetta Spread with crackers.

Pancetta Spread

Tasty spread for crackers. I love to serve this to the ladies with a glass ...

The famous Saganaki Opa straight from your kitchen!


This popular Greek appetizer can now be enjoyed in the comfort of your house in ...

True Buffalo Chicken Wing Dip ready to be served.

True Buffalo Chicken Wing Dip

As someone who grew up in the greater Buffalo area, eating real Buffalo chicken wings ...

A closer look at all the deliciousness of a lightened spinch pie.

Lightened spinach & feta squares

I have friends who make this differently. The Greek friends call it Spanikopita, the Lebanese ...

This Gyoza Recipe is cabbage and ground pork stuffed dumplings pan fried and steamed to perfection served with a sweet and salty three ingredient sauce.

Gyoza (Japanese dumplings)

This Gyoza recipe is Japanese dumplings stuffed with cabbage, ground pork, garlic, ginger, and green ...

Prawn Cocktail

Great change to the usual shrimp cocktail sauce. More shrimp

Ham and Swiss Hot Bread Bowl Dip ready to serve.

Ham and Swiss Hot Bread Bowl Dip

I'll warn you this isn't the prettiest looking dish when it comes out of the ...

A platter of Bacon Swirls.

Bacon Swirls

These make a GREAT appetizer! Easy to make, and quickly gone!

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Vacuum Sealer Essentials: Boil/Bake Chicken Wings

I love chicken wings, and I always have a bunch of vacuum-sealed bags in the ...

Fresh egg rolls yum!

Easy Fast egg rolls.

Easy shortcut .. buy a bag of coleslaw in produce. Saves time has a good ...

They weren't the prettiest batch but they tasted great. 
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Crab Rangoon

These are so easy and tasty. As good as a restaurant! Adjust the sugar to ...

This little Smokies Recipe with little smoked sausages in a slightly spicy barbecue glaze is easily made in the crock pot, on the stovetop, or in the oven.

Little Smokies Recipe

This quick and easy Little Smokies Recipe combines little smokie sausages in a sweet and ...