Appetizer Recipes

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


Fruit Pizza

By Janell Smith
A family favorite and always a huge hit.

Ooey Gooey Mac and Cheese

By Samantha Jacobs
This baked mac and cheese is so creamy and delicious. It's great for a Crock Pot...

Bacon Cheeseburger Queso Dip

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

Bacon Swirls

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

Fresh Tomato Salsa

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

Dilly Beans

By Gary Hancq
These are addictive. This came from Cindy F. by way of my sister Marilyn. May be a...

I Could Have Been a Cheese Ball, but the Pecans Let Me Down

By Deb Kotansky
WARNING!! This is totally addicting!! You will lick the spoon, you will lick the beaters, you...

Mom's Fried Cucumbers

By JoSele Swopes
My mother grew up on a ranch in the western slopes of Colorado. Her family...

Chicken Taquitos

By stephanie sorbie
I list these as an appetizer but can be a main dish served with spanish rice...

Ricotta Mascarpone Mousse w/ Balsamic Strawberries

By Jo Anne Sugimoto
For some reason or other, I really like balsamic vinegar, especially with fruits and vegetables. And...

BASIC CHINESE CAKE NOODLE RECIPE

By Jo Anne Sugimoto
Here is a basic Chinese cake noodle recipe for just about anything that you would want...

Cucumber Sandwich

By Ashley Dawkins
Light and refreshing sandwich that even cucumber-haters will like!

Chili Dog In A Log!

By Colleen Sowa
Chili Dog In A Log! That's right! Chili dogs in an egg roll wrapper... This...

Avocado-Stuffed Tomatoes

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

Nutty Pickles

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

Oriental Grilled Chicken

By Diane M.
Over the years, my cooking style has changed. This is one recipe that has stood the...

Susie's Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza

By Sue Lally
I had some ground beef I needed to use up and wanted a cheeseburger, but didn't...

Sticky Bacon Biscuits

By Christine Schnepp
A recipe I found and simplified by using canned biscuits. My family loves this treat at...

Battered French Fries

By Maria Shinzai
A change from regular fries, these are battered just like when you batter your chicken or...

Mom Josette's Corn Fritters

By Denise Lepard
Serve with warm maple syrup, sour cream or my favorite, applesauce. You can make them...

Fast Fannie's Italian 3 Inch Rims

By Sherri Williams
Fast Fannie's was my dad's nick name for me when I was growing up. This...

Hashbrowns

By Lynn Socko
You can't get better hashbrowns at a resturant.

Bologna Cake

By Holly Simmons
After watching the movie,Sweet Home Alabama, it got me curious as to what a Bologna Cake...
11 Light Summer Dinners

11 Light Summer Dinners


The last thing we want to do on a hot summer day is spend time cooking over a hot stove making a heavy meal. That’s where these easy and light summer dinner ideas come to the rescue! Fresh seasonal produce, moist grilled chicken, and full of flavor, we love these no-fuss summer recipes.

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad


One of life’s simple pleasures in the summer is fresh fruit. We know it’s delicious to make a fruit salad and we have fantastic ones for summer here. But, we’re sharing 18 recipes that go beyond fruit salad. More than just for dessert, fresh fruit can be incorporated into main meals too. From breakfast to […]

14 Fresh Tomato Dishes for Summer

14 Fresh Tomato Dishes for Summer


Tomatoes are available year-round, but sweet and juicy they are at their prime in the summer. If you grow them, you may be wondering what’s the best way to use fresh tomatoes. By weaving them into as many meals as you can! How about in an easy gazpacho soup or bruschetta? Or, use fresh tomatoes […]