Poolside Snacks Recipes

Poolside Munchies

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


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...

Fresh Corn Salsa

By Mary Elsener
I enjoyed this recipe at a potluck and made a few changes. It is fresh and...

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...

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....

Potato Salad Deviled Eggs

By Barbara Sprague
I've never been a fan of potato salad but this is great!

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...

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***

Strawberry Lemonade with NO sugar added

By Charlotte Carlile
This is a wonderful refreshing summer quencher that you can enjoy and enjoy and enjoy with...

White Sangria

By Tara Pacheco
Mmm... so good & so refreshing! I made this little concoction yesterday for a barbecue &...

Fried Zucchini

By Holly Grier- Wallace
I love using up my fresh garden zucchini, which seems to always be more than I...

Kahlua Mocha Frappe

By Mary Lee
Mmm mmm good! Great couples drink.

Cheesecake Dip on a Stick

By Whitney Froehlich
Concocted this recipe by a total accident! It was supposed to be used as a cupcake...

Quirky Guacamole

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

Skinny Pimento Cheese

By Phyllis Gesch
So delicious, you'll never want store-bought pimento cheese again!

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...

White Peach Sangria

By Teressa Drenth
This white peach sangria is a great, refreshing drink for a backyard summer cookout. It's perfect...

Tangy Cheesy Dill Pickle Dip

By Tanya Seamons
I came across a similar recipe years ago and it was good. I tweaked it a...

Brother Ron's Fresh Marinated Summer Salsa

By Valeree Dunbar
While visiting our relatives, our brother-in-law had us try this wonderful fresh salsa he made using...
19 Recipes for Girl’s Night

19 Recipes for Girl’s Night


Oh, we’ll tell you what you want – what you really really want! These girl’s night approved recipes are going to be a hit at your next get together. Full of flavor, these easy appetizers and finger foods are sure to go perfectly with the night’s cocktail of choice. Whether you’re watching The Bachelor, spending […]

10 Fall-off-the-Bone Rib Recipes

10 Fall-off-the-Bone Rib Recipes


When planning a menu for your summer cookouts, make sure to add a slab or two of ribs to your menu. When done right, they’re tender, flavorful, and oh so tasty. Whether you like your ribs grilled, oven-baked, or smoked we’re sharing something to suit everyone. These 10 fall-off-the-bone rib recipes are so good, have […]

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto


Bright green in color, pesto is a classic northern Italian sauce. Traditionally made with basil, Parmesan, garlic, olive oil, and nuts (pine nuts or walnuts), it has a slightly grassy and nutty flavor. Easy to make at home, it’s versatile and quite tasty. We’re sharing pesto sauce from scratch recipes along with ways you can […]