Tag | “Appetizers”

Firecracker Shrimp | Spicy Food | Week 13

Bang Bang, Baby. Not only does this shrimp look like a firecracker, it will have your mouth thinking you...
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Chorizo Stuffed Mushrooms

These stuffed mushrooms are uhhhhmazing. A perfect appetizer, side dish, or snack - you'll be rethinking...
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Surf 'n' Turf Bites

Four. Ingredients. That's essentially all you need for these incredibly easy shrimp and chorizo bites.It's the...
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Butter Crusted Beer Bread

This is easily one of my favorite recipes. Ever since I was little and my mom bought beer bread mix from our neighbor,...
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Spanakopita | Eat Greek

This week's challenge is Greek - and thankfully, my boyfriend has actually been to Greece so I was able to gain some...
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Three Cheese Chicken & Artichoke Stuffed Ciabatta Bread

Forget dipping your bread into dip, stuff the dip into the bread instead. This simple ciabatta bread is stuffed with...
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Buffalo Cheddar Stuffed Pretzel Bites | Super Bowl Food

I may not know much about football, but I know how the fans love to eat! Tailgating has always been my favorite part of...
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Spicy Seven Layer Dip | Super Bowl Food

Chips and dip is probably my biggest weakness. There are few snacks I find more satisfying than the crunch of a...
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Cheese Stuffed Pizza Pretzel | 15 Minute Meals

Pizza pretzels have become one of my favorite go-to meals during the week because it is so incredibly delicious and...
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Spinach & Artichoke Stuffed Garlic Bread | Easy Appetizers

Lately I’ve been in a “stuffing various ingredients into bread” kind of mood. Whether I’m stuffing cheese into...
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Crab Rangoon Dip & Wonton Chips

We order Chinese food pretty regularly in our house - with a Chinese drive thru only a few blocks away, it's hard not...
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Garlic Butter Shrimp Packet | Campfire Cooking

Summer is quickly approaching, which means I'm stockpiling my campfire recipes for all the cooking over an open...
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Campfire Cooking

It's summer, so that means cookouts and camping! Over the weekend I visited my parents in my hometown and made use of...
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Orzo Salad

A while back I posted about my healthy chicken wraps I prepped for the week and lots of people asked about the orzo...
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Sundried Tomato & Avocado Roll Ups

I like to have a vegetarian option available at every party I host, but I also want the vegetarian option to...
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Mini Corn Dogs

We love corn dogs in our household, no matter what size! Corn dogs are easy to make; you just need some Jiffy...
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Ginger & Garlic BBQ Shrimp Kabobs

Summer might be winding down, but that doesn't mean you can't still fire up the grill! I love anything sweet and spicy,...
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Sriracha Honey Turkey Meatballs

Looking for an impressive appetizer that is super easy and also super delicious? Well, I have just the recipe for...
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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Okay folks, here it is. Few recipes are requested as much as this one is. I made buffalo chicken dip ONCE in...
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Ultimate Seven Layer Dip

It's football season (apparently), and while I may not care much about the sport, I certainly get pumped up about...
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Fire Roasted Baba Ghanoush

My garden has been exploding lately, thanks in part to several days of miserable rain. When I started my garden, I had...
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Gravlax & Hovmästarsås Croustades

Every week, I participate in a weekly recipe challenge. Recently the theme was Nordic, which was extremely interesting...
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Simple Mushroom Miso Soup

Some nights, when I'm in the mood for something simple and delicious, I'll reach for my Minute Miso. It's customizable...
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Pizza Twists

When we first moved to our new home, I was constantly seeking out quick, twenty-minutes-or-less recipes that I could...
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Sausage Stuffed Portabello Mushroom | Chopped at Home Challenge

"Ladies and gentlemen, it's time for the Chopped at Home Challenge! Please open your...
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Zucchini Fritters

It's nearly winter and I'm still trying to use up all the zucchini I pulled from my garden this year! For my first...
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Spider Leg Dip | Halloween Recipes

This Halloween, creep out your guests with some spider leg pizza dip! With bread sticks...
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Bacon Wrapped Halloumi Jalapeños

Halloumi to introduce my new favorite appetizer: bacon wrapped cheese stuffed jalapeños. With the holidays right...
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Waffle Batter Coconut Shrimp | 15 Minute Meals

Every so often I stumble across a combination that my boyfriend can't stop talking about (and therefore requesting...
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Three Cheese Brussels Sprouts Dip | Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is the biggest day dedicated entirely to food - and of course, my favorite holiday. Throughout the...
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Churro Bites with Strawberry Sauce

I'm always looking for fun new tapas to try out. This week's challenge is Spanish tapas - inspired by Spanish...
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Bacon Wrapped Halloumi Bison Bites

Recently, I discovered a magical cheese that doesn't melt in the heat: halloumi. It adds a burst of umami flavor...
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Cannoli Dip

All the deliciousness of homemade cannolis, with half of the effort - you can even buy unfilled cannoli shells or even...
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Hanky Panky

As football season ends (or begins, depending on when you are reading this), you need to be sure your tailgating and...
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Classic Hors D'oeuvres

Looking for a simple dish that looks fancy AF? I discovered this easy appetizer at one of our holiday parties and...
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Dill Pickle Pasta Salad | What's in My Fridge Door?

Around this time of year, I like to clean out my fridge and use up any random ingredients I've acquired over the last...
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Onion Cheddar Pull Apart Bread

I'm all about recipes that are super simple. While I love the challenge of making recipes from scratch or using lots of...
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Pizza Fondue

This pizza's fondue pot is built right in. Filled with pizza sauce and topped with molten mozzarella, it's a dip-able...
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Chickpea Samosas | Gordon Ramsay Recipes

Indian cuisine is a staple in our household, so I am always looking for delicious new recipes to try. These samosas are...
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Cast Iron Brie Fondue

I'm basically in love with my cast iron skillet. It works better than most of my traditional pots and pans, and...
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Jungle Jim's Adventure!

Nestled just outside of Cincinnati lies a foodie haven. Arguably the largest international grocery store in Ohio,...
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Louisiana Crawfish Bread | Mardi Gras Recipes

This Fat Tuesday, let the good times roll with these amazing crawfish stuffed bread rolls! Made with an array of...
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Alligator Sliders with Roasted Red Pepper Remoulade

It's time to meet the king of creole cooking: the alligator. A unusual meat in Ohio, sure, but a staple in many...
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Cactus Fries with Prickly Pear Ketchup

Last month I visited Jungle Jim's where I picked up a slew of fun and unusual ingredients. Ever since then, I've...
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Dragon Fruit Shrimp & Forbidden Rice

A few weeks ago, the challenge was "black and white" - and because of all of the Valentine's recipes I had on deck...
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Southern Corn Salsa

The snow clouds are finally clearing, warmer weather and sunny days are here - which means summer is just around the...
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Mini Poke Bowls

I’m obsessed with sushi, so when I learned about poke (pronounced “poh-kay”), I was instantly hooked. While...
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Puff Pastry & Prosciutto Asparagus Twists

Looking for an easy, but impressive looking appetizer? These tasty twists combine crispy puff pastry, salty prosciutto...
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Homemade Bruschetta

A few weeks ago, I discovered that it's actually incredibly easy to make your own mozzarella cheese at home in...
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One Hour Mozzarella Cheese

Yes, you read that title correctly. You can make mozzarella cheese in ONE HOUR. This is not a drill! A...
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Ginger Shrimp Spring Rolls

We've breezed right through spring here in Northeast Ohio. In less than three weeks we've gone from seven inches of...
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Geode Cookies

Geodes are nature's little treasure troves. Crack one open and you'll find it is lined with sparkling minerals and...
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Easy Fried Pickles with Dill Yogurt Sauce

Whenever my boyfriend and I go out to dinner and see fried pickles on the menu, we're bound to get them because,...
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Jalapeno & Sweet Corn Tortellini Salad

It's tailgating season (...apparently, I don't sports) despite the fact that it's getting colder and colder. We may be...
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Cersei's Bitter Greens & Sour Apple Salad | Game of Thrones Recipes

"When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. There is no middle ground...
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Oysters, Clams & Cockles | Game of Thrones Recipes

"A girl is Arya Stark of Winterfell, and I'm going home...
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Garden Salsa Four Ways

It's that time of year - tomato season! My garden is glowing red with plump tomatoes of all varieties. With several...
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Jalapeño Pretzel Poppers

If you're looking for your next party dish - these pretzel poppers have you covered. In the past, I've made pretzel...
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Spicy Chicken Burrito Salad

This week's challenge was just "salad" - which in the cooking world can mean anything from leafy greens to pasta. For...
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How to build the perfect charcuterie board

Party season is encroaching. Between the sporting events and holidays, there's always a reason to bust out an awesome...
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Panzanella

Ever get a nice loaf of crusty bread with every intent on eating the entire thing in basically one sitting, to only get...
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Puking Pumpkin Nachos

Gross out your trick or treaters with these disgustingly delicious pumpkin puke nachos. Using a real pumpkin helps...
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The Starving Chef's Thanksgiving Guide

Thanksgiving is a few mere days away. Whether it's your first time or your thirtieth, cooking Thanksgiving for a crowd...
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Crab Rangoon Sticks

Crab rangoon is one of my guilty pleasures. I always get a double order whenever I get Chinese take out -...
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