Blue Ribbon Fruit Appetizer Recipes


Bea's Sweet Potato Jacks

By Bea L.
Some people call these fried pies or fritters but my mama called them jacks. When I...

Bacon-Wrapped Dates with Parmesan

By Judy Sprague
This was recently a big hit at a friends retirement party.

Fruit Pizza

By Janell Smith
Family Favorite Always a Huge Hit

Stuffed Strawberries

By Darla Sibley
this has a wonderful flavor and is beautiful to put together.

BONNIE'S RED PEPPER BALL

By BonniE !
This is a family favorite. I love the mild, fruity taste of this Red...

Cinnamon Tortilla Chips w/Strawberry Salsa

By Irana Grenier
This is a very fun recipe to try out. I really enjoyed making my own...

Strawberry Ham Bites

By Jillena Smets
I was inspired to create these after seeing a turkey and spinach bite. Everyone here...

Ricotta Mascarpone Mousse w/ Balsamic Strawberries

By Jo Anne Sugimoto
For some reason or other, I really like balsamic vinegar, especially with fruits and vegetables. And...

Avocado-Stuffed Tomatoes

By Jeanne Benavidez
A friend brought this to a backyard party once and I really liked it. She was...

Strawberry Salsa

By natalie miller
A great summer salsa for BBQs and family gatherings.

Candied Nuts and Brie Dip

By Lisa 'Gayle' Goff
I love this recipe. I always serve with the apples and a bread so I can...

Watermelon Mozzarella Salad

By Grishma Shah
Watermelon Mozzarella Salad is very easy to make, flavorful, and crowd-pleasing. It is perfect for...

Summer Sunrise Salsa

By Lana Bade
This is refreshing and great for summer when everything is at its freshest!

Grilled Stone Fruit

By Ashley Muller
I just love stone fruits such as peaches or nectarines, apricots, and plums. When you...

Grilled Peaches By Freda

By FREDA GABLE
Grilled peaches and Georgia peaches, of course, are a wonderful surprise while camping or anytime. These...

Cranberry Chutney

By Angela Lynch
I like to make this for Christmas parties. You can make this up and refrigerate overnight.

Zesty Cranberry Waldorf Salad

By Julia Ferguson
A refreshing twist on Waldorf Salad, with dried cranberries, lemon, and orange zest. I have never...

Strawberry Salsa

By Martha Ray Deen
This was part of an entry I submitted for the South Carolina Strawberry Festival recipe contest....

Simply Divine! Open-Faced Grilled Chicken & Apricot Sammies

By Amanda Smith
Just one word! Divine! Submitting this wonderful open faced sandwich for the Sandwiches, Sammiches, and Sammies...

Savory Apple Pinwheels

By Melissa Baldan
Every time I make these they are the first appetizer that is gone. They are absolutely...

Baked Brie With Warm Syrup

By Bonne Benton
This is a well-known recipe, but here is my way of serving it. It is not...

3 Kiddos Favorite "Dessert" Quesadillas

By Mary Compton
3 of our 4 grandkids live a 4-hour drive away. When we get together, the 2...

Chipotle Mango Jelly

By Lisa Mersereau
Not your typical wussy jelly, this one is spicy sweet with a smoky kick. Jelly all...

Chipotle-Mango, Smoked Salmon Crostini

By Lisa Mersereau
Easy, elegant sweet and delicious Sure to delight any crowd for any occasion.
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Cyber Monday is a great day to wrap up (or maybe begin) holiday shopping. But, with so many deals, it can be hours of sitting at a computer or smartphone finding exactly what you want. At some point, you’re going to be hungry. Keep yourself fueled by making one of these 23 recipes. From sausage […]

12 Adorable Thanksgiving Treats

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Looking for a family-friendly kitchen activity? Or, do you just want to amp up the adorableness of your Thanksgiving desserts? From brownie bite and chocolate apple turkeys to acorn donut holes, try one of these Pinterest-perfect creative Thanksgiving treats. We think they’ll be a big hit at the dinner table. They’re almost too cute to […]

20 Holiday Stuffing and Dressing Recipes

20 Holiday Stuffing and Dressing Recipes


We don’t care if you call it stuffing or dressing, Thanksgiving isn’t Thanksgiving without this delicious holiday side dish. While we love mom’s classic recipe, we also can’t wait to try these twists and changes to the stuffing we’ve always known. These dressing recipes will have you coming back for seconds and even thirds!