Poolside Munchies

Poolside Munchies

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


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...

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***

Fajita Dip

By Karen Sills
One of my own creations.

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!

Pepperoni Pizza Poppers

By Cassie *
These are delicious little pepperoni and cheese bites. I make these for the daughters school lunch.. Great...

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...

Pomegranate Margarita

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

Greek Pico De Gallo

By Linnette Lucas
This appetizer was inspired from the ladopsomo I remember having at Athens Pizzeria in Panama City,...

Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

By Cathy Smith
My granddaughter loves these. The red cherry tomatoes are good but the little yellow tomatoes are...

Bacon Cheeseburger Queso Dip

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

Bruschetta Roasted Tomato Mozzarella Appetizer

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

Nine Layer Greek Dip

By Teresa Bowman
By chance, I ran across a recipe for a 5 Layer Greek Dip which sounded wonderful....

Hibiscus Sparkler

By Jennifer H
Mimosa goes to the tropics! Perfect brunch companion.
10 Ice Cream Sandwiches to Beat the Summer Heat

10 Ice Cream Sandwiches to Beat the Summer Heat


One of the summer staples is hearing the sound of the ice cream truck roaming the neighborhood and ice cream sandwiches are always on the menu. Vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate cookies they are a classic summer treat. These days, ice cream sandwiches have gotten a makeover and you don’t need the ice […]

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 […]