Blue Ribbon Vegetable Appetizer Recipes


Breakfast Awaits

By Christina Vasquez
I think the name comes from having to wait a least 8 hours to dig into...

Savory Roasted Butternut Squash & Red Pepper Soup

By Ashley Burnam
I love anything with butternut squash. Since it's finally soup weather I had to make this!...

Basil Tomatoes

By Judy Sprague
If at all possible, use fresh, homegrown tomatoes - you'll be in heaven!

Roasted Veggies in Fillo Cups

By Tonya Young
This is so easy and makes a pretty, colorful impression as an appetizer. The roasted veggies...

Mango Salsa

By Steve Young
This mango salsa is the perfect addition to grilled or broiled fish - particularly tilapia. ...

Stuffed Tomatoes

By Judy Sprague
I love the taste of this! It is a very easy side dish to make a...

Spinach Spectacular

By Polly Anna
A spinach dip that’s great served hot or cold! Here’s a dish that’s easy...

Texas Crabgrass

By Jenay Tate
Discovered this in my "Caterin' to Charleston" cookbook. I play around with it every time I...

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

By Brian Blackley
I was visiting a friend on a cold night and his wife pulled "stuffed mushrooms" out...

Irish Nachos

By Linda P
This is really different. Great taste. Everyone always seems to really like it.

Fresh Tomato Salsa

By Stephanie Rudy
This is good with chips and rice dishes, or anything you like!

Chestnut Hors'd'oeurves

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

Bruschetta

By Kristine Pruitt
I came up with this recipe when I lived in Los Angeles, CA. It makes...

FRESH PICO DE GALLO MEXICAN DIP FOR YOUR CROWD

By jannette dellanos-poland
This recipe is my version of the Mexican layer dip BUT I make it with my...

Crab-Artichoke Dip

By Nicole Darty
A co-worker brought an extra dish of this into the office a few months back and...

Stuffed Jalapenos

By Karen Baumgarten
Delicious, and OH SOOO addicting !

Veggie Cream Cheese Roll-Ups

By Donna Baker
My best friend made these for me. LOVE THEM. Easy, bite-size, and good for parties. Good...

Stuffed Mushrooms

By Diane Eldridge
i love mushrooms....any way ya make them.... this is one of my fav recipes for them......

Ranchero Layer Dip

By Melissa Snow
One neighbor refers to this dip as the "everything but the kitchen sink dip." You...

Spinach Cheese Bars

By Nancy Clemens
An employee I worked with brought this recipe in one day and I fell in love...

Reuben Dip

By Goldie Barnhart
My favorite sandwich is a nice Reuben sandwich. Why not combine this into a dip. Enjoy...

Bacon Tomato Cups

By Leslie Bernardi
made these tasty appetizers for our Christmas Eve Party and they were a huge hit! I...
Recipes You Can Make With Orange Juice

Recipes You Can Make With Orange Juice


Did you stock up when orange juice was on sale and realize you bought too much? Or, did someone put the container back in the fridge with only a little bit left? Well, OJ isn’t just for drinking with breakfast. It’s a fantastic ingredient for cooking and baking, too. Here are 12 recipes to try […]

Five Ways to Cook Potatoes

Five Ways to Cook Potatoes


Potatoes are a popular side dish in my house because they’re inexpensive and can be made in a variety of ways. A baked potato with butter, sour cream, and a bit of bacon makes my mouth water. Did you know there are thousands of varieties of potatoes? But, not all are equal and there are […]

15 Chicken Recipes Big on Buffalo Flavor

15 Chicken Recipes Big on Buffalo Flavor


Buffalo wings are a necessity on game day. But this spicy, tangy, and buttery sauce can be used on more than just wings. It can transform bland chicken into something very flavorful. And how to use that Buffalo chicken? From pasta to soup and egg rolls to chicken rolls, you can use it in many […]