Poolside Munchies

Poolside Munchies

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


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...

Best Darn Chicken Tenders

By Cassie *
Love these chicken tenders. I've made many tender recipes, but this is my favorite... flavorful, tender...

Kahlua Mocha Frappe

By Mary Lee
Mmm mmm good! Great couples drink.

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...

Bacon Cheeseburger Queso Dip

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

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...

Kickin' Guacamole, YUMMY!

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

Mexican Pinwheels

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

Savory Apple Pinwheels

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

Jellomellows

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

BONNIE'S: THE ULTIMATE MARGARITA

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

Avocado-Stuffed Tomatoes

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

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...

Summer Spicy Shrimp Salad in Tortilla Cups/Bowls

By Allison Hazell
Great in tortilla bowls or as a dip with toasted baguette pieces. It can be prepared...

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...

Tipsy Peach Lemonade

By Maggie M
This one is very inviting on a hot afternoon but be careful .. it's a sneaker...

Pomegranate Margarita

By Grace Pulley
Love pomegranates and just purchased a case through my local co-op last week and used some...

Watermelon Mozzarella Salad

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

Quirky Guacamole

By Deborah Garza
I was tired of the old hum drum guacamole. I decided to jazz it up a...

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...

Awesome Avocado Dip

By Debbie Sue
An easy but yummy treat! Enjoy!

Honey Mustard Shrimp on the Bar-B

By Darci Juris
Big fan of shrimp? I am and during the summer, nothing is better than to add...

The Perfect Bloody Mary (Kat's)

By Kathy Griffin
I finally made Joe the perfect Bloody Mary. He says this time I measured everything. ***SPICY***

Black-Eyed Peas Dip

By Andy Rubini
This black-eyed peas dip is a family favorite, great for game nights, as well as...
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. […]

14 Refreshing Strawberry Lemonade Recipes

14 Refreshing Strawberry Lemonade Recipes


Nothing quite says summer like a refreshing glass of ice-cold strawberry lemonade. And now, with these easy 14 homemade strawberry lemonade recipes, you can make it for all your front-porch-sippin’ needs! Full of fresh strawberries and lemons, these recipes will be your go-to for drinks by the pool or in the backyard all summer long.

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 […]