Blue Ribbon #Appetizers Recipes


Buckeye Dip

By Kathy McNutt
Tasted this at a Ohio State Tailgate Party and loved it! Made a few adaptations and...

Avocado-Stuffed Tomatoes

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

Aunt Mildred's Whiskey Balls

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

Mushroom caps made famous by Grandma

By Samantha Jacobs
These are a HUGE hit in my house. On christmas eve my family does a buffet...

Mini Appetizer Ground Beef Pies

By Bonnie Glazier
Jumped at the chance to enter the weekly contest that Vanessa (Pies, Pies and more Pies)...

Fried Wonton Tacos

By Mindy Sena
We were having tacos for dinner, had won tons in the fridge, thought why not? It...

Cocktail Quiche

By Deb Crane
Very simple, effortless make ahead appetizers! Bisquick saves the day and makes its own crust! I have...

Smoked Salmon Dip

By Marilyn Davidson
I actually did invent this one...I prefer a piece of smoked salmon or a can of...

Healthy Oven Fried Chicken Strips

By Marti Green
I have to say, this is my favorite recipe and my family just loves them. They...

Grilled Chicken Pizza

By Sherry Price
This pizza is out of this world. I use the burrito shells but you can use...

Cranberry Glazed Meatballs

By Tonna Canfield
I made these yummy meatballs for my daughter's bridal shower. They are quick, easy, and delicious!

Party Ham & Egg Salad Sandwiches

By Joyce Harrison
You can't eat just one!!! These sandwiches are a favorite at our casual family gatherings...

Oyster Bombs

By Donna Liner
These oyster bombs are DA BOMB! Fresh oysters, smoked bacon, garlic, butter and seasonings grilled up to...

Cheese Dip That Will Make You Famous

By Crystal Wilkinson
This is a great dip that you can tailor to your particular taste and will be...

Bruschetta Roasted Tomato Mozzarella Appetizer

By Nor Mac
I love mozzarella and tomatoes. This is a great appetizer with roasted tomatoes and a little...

Cranberry Sweet Hot Wings By Noreen

By Nor Mac
This is one of my own recipes I created. I bring them to a lot of...

Grilled Cream Cheese Stuffed Bacon Wrap Chicken

By JILL McEachern
A friend gave me this recipe last week. They're really quick and easy to make. I...

Tater Poppers

By Darci Bos
We were visiting family out of state and we were picked to bring appetizers and we...

Jalapeno Deviled Eggs

By Cathy @mexicanappetizersandmore.com
These Jalapeño Deviled Eggs are so creamy and absolutely delicious! Super simple to make. In under twenty minutes...

Southwest Chipotle Chicken Dip

By Robin Dextradeur
This dip has a smoky flavor mixed with a little sweet corn crunch. It's a...
9 Tater Tot Recipes the Whole Family Will Love

9 Tater Tot Recipes the Whole Family Will Love


Tater tots – you either love them or you hate them. When you’re under 18, there’s a 100% chance you love them, making tater tots a must-make for busy moms. However, there are only so many times you can have them as a side. That’s where these recipes come in. From tater tot casseroles to […]

17 Recipes Made With Canned Pineapple

17 Recipes Made With Canned Pineapple


Canned pineapple can be used in everything from appetizers to desserts. And, the recipes can be sweet or on the slightly savory side. We’re not knocking fresh pineapple. It’s delicious. But when looking for convenience, we love to grab a can of pineapple from the shelf. That way we can enjoy pineapple flavor when they’re […]

Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs

Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs


Over the years I’ve learned people have strong opinions about fresh garlic. Either someone loves it and can’t get enough or they hold the garlic when a recipe calls for it. Personally, I’m team garlic. I love that it can enhance an assortment of recipes. For those garlic lovers, this Janet’s Notebook is for you. […]