Meat Appetizer Recipes


Best Darn Chicken Tenders

By Cassie *
Love these chicken tenders. I've made many tender recipes, but this is my favorite... flavorful, tender...

Shanghai Lumpia

By J. White Harris
Lumpia is a hands down favorite treat for my family. It is a variation of egg...

Sausage Cream Cheese Crescents

By Annamaria Settanni McDonald
These are so good and simple. I sometimes with even add a cup of sharp cheddar...

Slow Baked Chicken Wings

By Mary Ann Hanson
Please note the title of this recipe. "Slow baked..." Yes, you could speed this...

Ham Puffs

By Leslie Holt
These are extremely quick to make. They are great for a morning meeting or get-together!

Bacon Swirls

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

Marv's Meatballs

By Marvin Beachler
I wanted to make a meatball recipe out of readily available items that was really easy...

Bacon Cheeseburger Queso Dip

By sherry monfils
Oh my, do men seem to love this dip! It's meaty and cheesy and w/ bacon?...

Jamie's Chorizo Sausage Poppers

By jamie Beecham
These poppers make a great dish for snacking while watching the game on tv or tailgate...

Mini Sliders Burgers and Special Sauce

By Brenda-Lee Barajas
These sliders are soooooo good. I never want to eat a regular burger. I have four...

Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese

By V Seward
While cooking & chatting with a good friend, about recipes of course, with our love for...

Italian Easter Pie (Pizza Chena)

By Joanne Bellezza-Loughlin
Pizza Chena (made with Italian meats, cheeses, and eggs) is a staple on every Italian Easter...

First Down Reuben Rounds

By cheryl lundquist
Easy to make and no crumbs left on the plate! This is a winner recipe for...

Baking Substitution List

By JoSele Swopes
Out of baking soda? Don't have buttermilk? Make that recipe anyway. Here is a list of...

French Onion Meatballs

By Elaine Bovender
This is a wonderful recipe for parties and get togethers of all kinds and they always...

Flaky Chorizo Potato and Cheese Empanadas

By Adriana Torres
Empanadas can be made in many different ways to compliment various stuffings. Here, I skipped the...

Sausage Wonton Stars

By Lynn Zak
One of our favorite appetizers! Impressive but easy!

Meatball Bomb 5 layers of flavor

By Lynn Socko
These make large meal size meatballs, one or two per the average person is plenty.

Sloppy Giuseppe Sliders

By Lisa Speer
A twist on classic Sloppy Joes, these delicious (and not so sloppy) Italian-style mini-sandwiches are a...

Ham & Pistachio Roll-Ups

By Martha Price
These roll-ups go great on a buffet table or as nibbles at a cocktail party, or...

The Best Green Chile Pork... Ever

By Ashley Burnam
(I have recently changed this recipe to make it less work- heck yes) I had a dish...

Sausage and Cheese Crescent Squares

By Penny R
This can be used as a breakfast dish, or an appetizer. We love it both...

Cranberry Glazed Meatballs

By Tonna Canfield
I made these yummy meatballs for my daughter's bridal shower. They are quick, easy, and delicious!

Crab Salad

By Tammy longbrake
Every time my husband and I go to a buffet , I always have to have...
Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs

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Over the years I’ve learned people have strong opinions about fresh garlic. Either someone loves it and can’t get enough or they hold the garlic when a recipe calls for it. Personally, I’m team garlic. I love that it can enhance an assortment of recipes. For those garlic lovers, this Janet’s Notebook is for you. […]

12 Lovely Coffee Cake Recipes

12 Lovely Coffee Cake Recipes


Perfect with your morning coffee or as a treat after dinner, coffee cakes are one of our favorite indulgences. Sweet, heavenly, and full of flavor, coffee cakes are a great go-to for family get-togethers or a random Sunday. Grab a slice and get ready to enjoy!

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts


Slowly, we’re coming out of our winter cocoons. So, put away the down jacket and swap it for an apron. It’s time to get into the kitchen and start baking. Filled with berries and bright flavors (hello lemon everything!), spring desserts light up our taste buds. In honor of spring’s arrival, here are 17 easy […]