Blue Ribbon Appetizer Recipes

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


Deviled Eggs

By Terry Criscione
Enjoy - my family loves my deviled eggs!

Sausage Cream Cheese Crescents

By Annamaria Settanni McDonald
These are so good and simple. I sometimes with even add a cup of sharp cheddar...

Jack O Lantern Cheese Ball

By Renee King
Cute and tasty for Halloween.

Caramel Coated Walnuts

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

Zesty Cranberry Waldorf Salad

By Julia Ferguson
A refreshing twist on Waldorf Salad, with dried cranberries, lemon, and orange zest. I have never...

Sweet Chicken Bacon Wraps

By Goldie Barnhart
I just love this finger food for watching TV games or at a gathering. This is...

Hawaiian Roll Ham Sliders

By Rhonda Gibson
These delicious Hawaiian roll ham sliders are little delights that are great for a picnic, a...

Bread Sticks

By Leslie Bengochea
Everyone loves these, I am hired out several times a month to make these. So...

Battered French Fries

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

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...

Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

By Cindy DeVore
Well into the brisk Autumn season, we'll throw a log into the wood stove and cozy...

Mexican Pinwheels

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

Savory Shrimp and Grits Cupcakes

By Kitchen Dreaming
My husband and I wanted to create a recipe for a savory cupcake. Our challenge: ...

Crab and Shrimp Soup

By Julianne Frazier
Favorite at my house on cold winter days, for Easter or Christmas.

Baileys Pumpkin White Chocolate

By Jennifer H
So, just plan to get a bunch of Bailey's when you're out next, because this drink...

Bacon & Cream Cheese Deviled Eggs

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

Amaretto Fruit Dip

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

Ultimate Nachos with Homemade Cheese Sauce

By Fran Say
November 6 is National Nacho Day! I am a big fan of mac and cheese, and...

Pesto Torte

By ANN MORELL
Pesto anything is good by me, but this one is *really* good.

Cheese Krispies

By Lucy Tartan
These are very similar to the cheese biscuits that a dear friend used to always make...

Sun Dried Tomato and Gruyere Cheese Puffs

By Kristy K.
These are so savory and delicious!

Basil Tomatoes

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

Maryland Style Crab Cakes

By Judy Sprague
I LOVE crab cakes. This recipe is very good.
18 Recipes To Use up That Bag of Pretzels

18 Recipes To Use up That Bag of Pretzels


Wondering what to do with that bag of pretzels you impulsively purchased? We have the answer! From yummy homemade snack mixes to no-bake desserts to pretzel crusted chicken, you’re going to love these tasty recipes. Pretzels are a crunchy, slightly salty, and delicious addition to a variety of recipes, so let’s get cooking.

10 Greasy Food Recipes Better Than Delivery

10 Greasy Food Recipes Better Than Delivery


We say we avoid it, but secretly we all love greasy food. After a night out enjoying a few drinks or when it’s been a hard day and you just want comfort food, a greasy meal makes everything better. Cheesy pizza… nachos… loaded fries… sometimes you just need to go for it and say calories […]

Recipes That Make Pasta Interesting

Recipes That Make Pasta Interesting


I make many meals at home and, like you, I’ve been making a lot more of my meals at home this year. The pantry is always stocked with boxed pasta and on those nights I don’t know what to make I grab a box. These are easy pasta recipes that are made with few ingredients. […]