Blue Ribbon Appetizer Recipes American


Hawaiian Roll Ham Sliders

By Rhonda Gibson
These delicious little delights are great for a picnic, a party, a main dish or just...

Fried Zucchini

By Holly Grier- Wallace
I love using up my fresh garden zucchini, which seems to always be more than I...

Picnic Club Sandwich

By Ashley Bateman
Perfect for a picnic. Had this last 4th of July and my family and my friends...

Homemade Cheese Crackers

By Rhonda Wheeler
You can use a mixer or a food processor works very well. Serve these with cream...

Mama's Deviled Eggs

By Eva Marion
This recipe is one my mom taught me years ago. Not your standard deviled eggs...

Loaded Mashed Potato Bites

By Adrienne May
Found a great way to use up leftover mashed potatoes. These remind me of those bites...

Devonshire Cream for Fruit

By Bonnie Roberts
If you're looking for a fabulous dip for fruit, this one will definitely be a hit,...

Caramel Coated Walnuts

By Verlene Feijo( pronounce-Fay-Joe)
Great appitizer 0r have on hand for treat or snacks . Everyone asks for the recipe.

Chestnut Hors'd'oeurves

By Mikki Miller
Everytime I bring these to a gathering I also bring along several copies of this recipe...

Ranch Style Deviled Eggs

By Kimberly Kay
I love deviled eggs and this is one of my experiments. I hope you enjoy!

Cheesie Mini Pizza's

By Lynda England
These were a favorite of my teenagers and even as adults they ask me to make...

Bacon, Cheddar, and Potato Croquette w/ Chipotle Sour Cream

By Thomas Bohne
Chef's Note: After step one, refrigerate your potatoes to make it easier to form them. Chef’s Note:...

Quarterback Sacks

By Kim Dixon
A great way to use left over chicken salad

Turkey Veggie Wrap w/ Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Mayo

By Amy Croyle
This wrap came to be when I was shopping at Trader Joe's & got a call...

Ham and Swiss Hot Bread Bowl Dip

By Renee W.
I'll warn you this isn't the prettiest looking dish when it comes out of the oven,...

Nutty Pickles

By Kim Biegacki
Calling all pickle lovers!!!! Calling all pickle lovers!!!! One thing that I eat everyday is dill...

Mushrooms in a White Wine Cream Sauce

By Annie Leon
I read the menu of a great little Tapas restaurant in NYC that I was working...

Mushroom pate for tarts or Beef Welington

By Deb Crane
These tarts can be frozen and ready in minutes when you have unexpected guests. It is...

Hot Pepper Jelly

By annie Melton
I got this recipe from a friend and it is simply delicious.I hope you like it...

Green Bean Casserole Stuffed Mushrooms

By Liz Owen
My daughter loves Stuffed Mushrooms and Greenbean Casserole. This is the best of both.

Broiled and Open-faced

By Beth M.
Nothing is simpler than these hot broiled sandwiches. They're a combination of: cheese, bacon and...

Cilantro Lime Seafood Salad (In An Avocado Boat)

By Lisa 'Gayle' Goff
I took this to our monthly ladies luncheon and it was a hit with the ladies...

Cheese Toasties

By Sue Lally
This is a quick & easy appetizer that is great for parties. The topping can...

Grilled Peaches By Freda

By FREDA GABLE
Grilled peaches and Georgia peaches, of course, are a wonderful surprise while camping or anytime. These...
Recipes for an Easy and Tasty Family Picnic

Recipes for an Easy and Tasty Family Picnic


Looking for an activity to do with the family? Have a picnic! Whether it’s in a local park or just in your yard, on a nice summer day take your meal outside. I’ve put together a menu of easy recipes for a family picnic everyone will enjoy. “Hot, humid summers in the heartland call for […]

20 Side Dishes That’ll Go Great With Grilled Meat

20 Side Dishes That’ll Go Great With Grilled Meat


The grill is heating up, chicken is marinating in the fridge, and burger patties are formed. Now what to serve alongside all the grilled goodness? We’ve put together 20 side dish recipes that will go great with grilled meat.

15 Recipes for a Scaled Back Fourth of July Barbecue

15 Recipes for a Scaled Back Fourth of July Barbecue


Fourth of July may look a little different this year but it’s still our patriotic duty to enjoy delicious food. These scrumptious recipes are made with readily available ingredients and leftovers are just as good. Start with some Strawberry Salsa served with pita chips (tasty on top of chicken too). Grill Chipotle Lime Chicken and […]