Poolside Munchies Quick & Easy

Poolside Munchies

From poolside snacks to easy dinner ideas and summer drinks, let us help you throw the ultimate pool party.


Veggie Cream Cheese Roll-Ups

By Donna Baker
My best friend made these for me. LOVE THEM. Easy, bite-size, and good for parties. Good...

Coconut Beer Shrimp With Sweet and Tangy Sauce

By Leah Stacey
There isn't much to be said about this coconut beer shrimp with sweet and tangy sauce...

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...

BONNIE'S: THE ULTIMATE MARGARITA

By Bonnie !
This is the best margarita you will ever drink! It took a while to fine-tune this...

Mexican Pinwheels

By Thea Pappalardo
This is a great appetizer to bring to a party because the hostess does not...

Ranchero Layer Dip

By Melissa Snow
One neighbor refers to this dip as the "everything but the kitchen sink dip." You...

Avocado-Stuffed Tomatoes

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

Kickin' Guacamole, YUMMY!

By Missy Wimpelberg
This is the best guacamole I have ever tried. If you like your guacamole with...

Layered Chicken Nacho Dip

By Ashley Gunderson
I created this on a Sunday to have for the Chicago Bears game. I just...

Strawberry Pudding

By Miranda Barrier
Simple and easy. I came up with this when i wanted a quick dessert. ...

Strawberry Jasmine Sun Tea

By Monica H
Store tea in the fridge when not in use; after two days discard the leftovers. ...

Watermelon Mozzarella Salad

By Grishma Shah
Watermelon Mozzarella Salad is very easy to make, flavorful, and crowd-pleasing. It is perfect for...

Mini Sliders Burgers and Special Sauce

By Brenda-Lee Barajas
These sliders are soooooo good. I never want to eat a regular burger. I have four...

German Chocolate Cake Balls

By Cynthia Lancaster
A great way to turn your favorite cake into a finger food.

Jellomellows

By Sarah Fillbrandt
Taking a bite out of one of these little flavor bombs puts me right back into...

Bacon Cheeseburger Sliders

By Brooke Chadwick
These bacon cheeseburger sliders were quick, simple and delicious. My kids raved over them! I will...

Roasted Garlic Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus

By Jodie Scales
I fell in love with hummus when I worked at the farmer's markets in California. I...

Eggplant Dip/Raita - My Family Recipe

By Grishma Shah
Today I am sharing my family recipe which has been passed to generations from my grandma...

Club BLT Dip Brandy's Way

By Brandy Male
This is so easy yet gets rave reviews. I wanted to mock a club sandwich in...

Spicy Mexican Wraps

By Juanita Morrow
These are so, so yummy.....I have yet to see anyone refuse, you can't eat just one!...

Strawberry Salsa

By Martha Ray Deen
This was part of an entry I submitted for the South Carolina Strawberry Festival recipe contest....

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...

Savory Apple Pinwheels

By Melissa Baldan
Every time I make these they are the first appetizer that is gone. They are absolutely...

Black-Eyed Peas Dip

By Andy Rubini
This black-eyed peas dip is a family favorite, great for game nights, as well as...
22 Refreshing Summer Dinner Salads

22 Refreshing Summer Dinner Salads


On a hot night, a refreshing summer salad is a fantastic dinner option. Serve one of these easy salad recipes to your family and you won’t hear complaints about salad for dinner. Packed with flavor and made with simple ingredients, you won’t be heating the kitchen for a long period when preparing dinner. Plus, these […]

How to Make Homemade Pesto

How to Make Homemade Pesto


If basil is part of your herb garden, then you’re probably noticing it’s bursting at the seams right now. There are only so many sliced tomato and mozzarella salads to make. So what to do with the rest of the fresh basil? Make pesto! While there are delicious store-bought versions, pesto can be made at home in […]

Fresh Corn Recipes That Make Tasty Side Dishes

Fresh Corn Recipes That Make Tasty Side Dishes


We’re not all lucky enough to have fields to grow fresh corn, but thankfully it’s abundant at the market. And while zucchini is one of the most popular summer veggies (even though it’s technically a fruit), I really think corn on the cob ranks at the top. I look forward to enjoying it each summer. […]