Quick & Easy Vegetable Appetizer Recipes


Mexican Pumpkin Empanadas, Empanadas de Calabaza

By Juliann Esquivel
As a child I can rememeber my grandmother making these little pumpkin empanadas. They were so...

Chicharitas or Mariquitas (Cuban Plantain Chips)

By Juliann Esquivel
I learned to make these when first married; My mother-in-law taught me how to make them....

Pam's Variations on a Theme - Onion Rings

By Pam Ellingson
As my Dad used to say "I have a Hankering for some onion rings!" I take...

Mexican Pinwheels

By Denise Greene McManaway
Kids love these in addition to adults! Great buffet addition during the holidays.

Homemade Potato Skins

By Colleen Sowa
This is an easy recipe that can easily be doubled or tripled. We have a...

Asparagus Wrap

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Basil Tomatoes

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

New Potato Salad

By Eddie Jordan
This potato salad is good with a few drops of tabasco sauce.

Baked Cheddar Olives

By Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal
A great app I adopted and changed cheese. The app caught my attention. Love olives!!! Great for...

Mango Spring Rolls

By Brandy Bender
I adopted this recipe from this site, have not tried it yet but it sounds so...

Cold Spinach Dip

By Judy Sprague
Very Good! My daughter, Heather's favorite appetizer. Actually, she can eat it as a meal!

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...

Corn Dip

By Shannon Smith
This is a cool, refreshing dip that can be served anytime. Serve with chips, crackers or...

Crabmeat Stuffed Mushrooms

By Stephanie Jameson
These are always a favorite and never last long.
The History of Candy Corn

The History of Candy Corn


Around Halloween bags of Candy Corn begin appearing on shelves and seeing them sparks varying reactions. It seems Candy Corn is loved or hated – and the opinions on each side are very strong. Yearly, though, it’s one of the most popular Halloween candies. It’s estimated by the National Confectioners Association that 35 million pounds […]

What To Make With a Brick of Cream Cheese

What To Make With a Brick of Cream Cheese


Cream cheese can be used for so much more than just adding a schmear to a toasted bagel. You can’t make a New York-style cheesecake without it. Cream cheese makes macaroni and cheese even creamier. When sweetened, it’s the best frosting. But those aren’t the only ways to cook or bake with cream cheese. Breakfast, […]

19 Desserts Filled With Fall Spices

19 Desserts Filled With Fall Spices


Fall spices are the all-star of the spice rack right now. Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger, and allspice make so many meals better. One way we love them is when baking. Fall desserts are so much more than pumpkin spice and our taste buds can’t wait for fall’s arrival. These 19 desserts are filled with fall […]