Appetizers

ultimate 7 layer dip recipe

Ultimate 7 Layer Dip Recipe

Seven layer dip has been around forever and is seriously one of the best and most delicious appetizers you can make. It’s always a hit at every party. You can always buy your 7 layer dip at Costco or your local grocery store, but this Cinco de Mayo rather than buying it at the store, … Read more

ultimate 7 layer dip recipe
mini goat cheese bites appetizer

15 Minute Amazing Mini Goat Cheese Bites Appetizer

If you are looking for the perfect party appetizer that packs tons of flavor, is smooth, tangy and crunchy all at the same time, you can stop your search right here. These mini goat cheese bites pack a punch full of smooth and creamy goat cheese, candied pecans, sweet and chewy cranberries, honey and a … Read more

mini goat cheese bites appetizer
delicious salsa fresca recipe

Delicious and Easy Salsa Fresca Recipe

Last week I posted about one of my favorite go-to dinners and part of that insanely yummy Mexican dish is this delicious salsa fresca recipe. Mexican food is my absolute favorite and since moving to SLC part time it has really put a crimp in our usual 3-4 nights a week Mexican food habit. 😉 … Read more

delicious salsa fresca recipe
How to make a charcuterie board

How to Make a Charcuterie Board

Several years ago I walked into a restaurant (maybe I should say I walked into a bar because this is starting to sound like a bad joke 😉 ) and saw this word staring at me from the menu…CHARCUTERIE. Huh? What is that? The description read something along the lines of “Chef’s Choice of Meats, … Read more

How to make a charcuterie board
Easy burrata and heirloom tomatoes appetizer recipe

Easy Burrata and Heirloom Tomatoes Appetizer Recipe

Lately I have been frequenting one of my favorite lunch spots for their delicious burrata and heirloom tomatoes appetizer.  It is SO yummy I can eat it as a meal.  With the start of the new year coming soon, that means it’s time for New Year’s parties, Hollywood awards season parties and football parties and … Read more

Easy burrata and heirloom tomatoes appetizer recipe
Easy no cook summer menu and dinner party idea

Best Summer Dinner Party Menu Idea

We’ve seen glimpses of what summer will look like around here with a few warm nights.  The minute the weather heats up we are outside enjoying every minute, which for us means lots of dining al fresco and simple meals.  When the heat of the summer comes, it’s prime entertaining time…but it’s also the least … Read more

Easy no cook summer menu and dinner party idea
Puff pastry bites

Easy Appetizers for a Party : Cream Cheese and Pepper Jelly Puffs

Happy Tuesday!  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend and are looking forward to more fun coming up this week!  This coming weekend is all about parties and great food to celebrate the season with family and friends.  If you are hosting or attending a party and in charge of an appetizer, look no … Read more

Puff pastry bites
Stuffed mushrooms 2

Amazing Appetizers : Chicken Piccata Stuffed Mushrooms

Truth be told, I actually use this blog as my personal recipe file too.  Whenever I need to make something I know that it is safely stored here so I won’t ever lose it and can always find the recipe.  I had a bit of a panic moment a few weeks ago when I wanted … Read more

Stuffed mushrooms 2
Mango salsa recipe 1

Delicious Mango Salsa Recipe

With summer quickly approaching I am always on the hunt for yummy ways to incorporate the fresh fruits and vegetables of the season.  This mango salsa recipe is fresh and easy and can be made in minutes.  Pair it with tortilla chips, or, to liven things up for dinner, use it to top grilled chicken. … Read more

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Blue cheese and honey 3

Easy Blue Cheese and Honey Appetizer Perfect for Entertaining

I am always on the hunt for fast and delicious appetizers.  Little bites that I can pop in the oven and have made in minutes for guests.  These Blue Cheese and Honey appetizers are about as easy as it gets and are always a hit (for people who like Blue Cheese ;))  You can make … Read more

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Bacon wrapped stuffed jalapeno recipe

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeno Recipe

I have already admitted to being a huge football fan, but in all honesty I think I get more excited for football season because of the food!  From tailgating to parties for the big game, the appetizers and finger foods that abound are something to get excited about even if your team doesn’t win!  These … Read more

Bacon wrapped stuffed jalapeno recipe
Guacamole 3 copy

Great Guacamole Recipe

  Are you ready for some football?  How many of you are hosting a Super Bowl party this weekend?  The best part about any football party is the food.  It can range from down home to gourmet and it’s ALWAYS good!  A must have at any football party in our house is some killer guacamole.  … Read more

Guacamole 3 copy
Wreath workshop 1

How to Create a Cheese Plate : An Easy and Beautiful Appetizer

Do you have company coming for New Years? It is SO easy to create a cheese plate that is a show stopping appetizer.  It is quick, tasty and beautiful…and it’s my go-to appetizer when I’m having company.  I love it because it’s SO easy to put together and looks like a million bucks.  Here are … Read more

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