Blue Ribbon Fruit Appetizer Recipes


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...

Bacon-Wrapped Dates with Parmesan

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

Fruit Pizza

By Janell Smith
A family favorite and 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...

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 your...

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...

4th of July Strawberries

By Neely Alexander
I saw something these on the internet and decided to make my own. They are super...

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.
20 Portobello Mushroom Recipes

20 Portobello Mushroom Recipes


The portobello mushroom is one of the most popular varieties of mushrooms in the world. Known as natural cancer-fighters and providing numerous health benefits, so portobellos are a tasty addition to your diet. Whether you are going low-carb, want to partake in Meatless Monday, or are on a plant-based diet, portobellos will become a staple […]

Summer Salads for a Light Meal

Summer Salads for a Light Meal


Warmer weather means adding salads to the weekly menu. But not just garden salads. We’re talking everything from chicken salad to tuna salad and hearty pasta salads. If you’re hosting friends for lunch, these would be fantastic. Need a light dinner? Even a non-chef can whip one of these up. Quick and easy to make, […]

19 Sweet Peach Recipes to Make this Summer

19 Sweet Peach Recipes to Make this Summer


Sweet, juicy and full of bright summer flavor, we love peach recipes! From cobblers to grilled peaches to pies, you can never have enough peaches during the summer. These peach recipes showcase our favorite seasonal fruit and will have everyone coming back for thirds!