Blue Ribbon Appetizer Recipes

Get your party started with these tasty appetizer recipes from party-savvy cooks all across the country!


3 Cheese Garlic Braid

By Candi Hummer
Something I came up with to use up an ample amount of cheese we have on...

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...

5 Layer Cream Cheese Chili Dip

By Samantha Orso
A few years ago my husband and I would have his cousin and wife come over...

Alfredo Stromboli

By angla vancil
This is a quick easy go to meal that you can literaly add a variety of...

Amaretto Dip with Strawberries

By Diana Perry
This dip is delicious, and actually low fat and quite light! It is wonderful with...

Amaretto Fruit Dip

By Debbie Sue
I used to make this a lot back in the '80's. I was going through my...

Americanized Egg Rolls

By Elin Criswell
My dear friend Nancy helped me formulate this recipe right before my husband and I married...

Antipasto Squares

By Gail Herbest
This is absolutely the best!! A cross between antipasto and a deep dish pizza. cut into...

Anytime Tailgate Sandwiches

By Kendra W. Raymond
These little gems are irresistible!!! An absolute must for any tailgate party, outdoor or indoor!...

APPLE CHEDDAR SPINACH PIZZA W/HAM RIBBONS

By Lora DiGs
MY COUSINS TOOK MY HUSBAND N MYSELF OUT TO THIS TAVERN IN NEW JERSEY N THIS...

Apple Turkey Meatballs

By Susie Price
Apple + turkey with sticky sauce. Yum! These are great to make in bulk on a...

Argentine Empanadas

By Katie Nichols
Very tasty finger food and appetizer. It's not that spicy so don't worry about that at...

Artichoke and Green Chili Dip

By Carol Kalinowski
This has been my go-to warm appetizer for years. The use of canned and pre-shredded cheese...

Asian Lettuce Wraps

By carla mackey
I started the Ideal Protein protocol and needed to get creative with ways to eat 8...

Asian Pork Loin

By Melanie B
Delicious marinade for a pork loin. The amount of marinade ingredients you use depends on how...

Asparagus Roll Appetizers

By Rose M. Helle
My sister makes these for all of her parties - she is a total 'social butterfly'...

Aunt Mildred's Whiskey Balls

By donna morales
I remember as a child sneaking these at family Christmas gatherings because they were supposed to...

Avocado Deviled Eggs

By Lora DiGs
My daughter had mentioned to me the other day how she uses avocado instead of mayo...

Avocado-Stuffed Tomatoes

By Jeanne Benavidez
A friend brought this to a backyard party once and I really liked it. She was...

Awesome Avocado Dip

By Debbie Sue
An easy but yummy treat! Enjoy!

Bacon & Blue Quesadillas with Sweet Dipping Sauce

By cheryl lundquist
The saltiness of the bacon and blue cheese pair wonderfully with the sweet dipping sauce in...

Bacon & Cream Cheese Deviled Eggs

By Julie Prior
BEST DEVILED EGGS EVER!! And a plus... low carb as well as scrumptious.

Bacon Bleu Brussels Sprouts With Mustard Sauce

By Michelle Wolf
This is delicious and a side dish that is gone the minute I get it to...

Bacon Blue Cheese Puffs

By Laura Spencer-Whitacre
These make a good savory snack for tea or a great appetizer.
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 […]

21 Go-To Honey Garlic Recipes

21 Go-To Honey Garlic Recipes


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Simple Glazed Ham Recipes

Simple Glazed Ham Recipes


Know how to up your baked ham game during the holidays? Glaze it! Glazes are made with simple ingredients and they add tons of flavor to baked ham. Just whisk a few ingredients together and baste the ham with it while it bakes. The glaze caramelizes on the ham and infuses its flavor into the […]