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Easy Appetizers


Plantain-Crusted Chicken Fingers with Tropical Dipping Sauce

Well, this is different! I love a recipe I’ve never tried before, and I had definitely never made Savory Online’s Plantain-Crusted Chicken Fingers with Tropical Dipping Sauce! Rating: B How to make it an A+: They’re okay, and the dipping sauce is great, but…

October 2, 2022

Layered Arugula Salad

Boy, did my first dabble into the Magnolia Table cookbook start out strong. I LOVED this Layered Arugula Salad! Moving forward, I think every salad should be made in a trifle bowl to maximize the beauty of spicy/sweet nuts, colorful pomegranate seeds, blue cheese,…

February 26, 2020

Creamy Salmon Spread with Horseradish

I have been making this Creamy Salmon Spread with Horseradish for over a decade now! This Real Simple recipe makes the perfect dip for crackers or an amazing bagel schmear! The combination of smoked salmon, dill, cream cheese and horseradish is just perfection! Rating:…

February 26, 2020

Spicy Swiss Chard and Artichoke Dip

  Everyone loves a cheesy artichoke dip, but this Spicy Swiss Chard and Artichoke Dip, from Guy Fieri, takes the party classic to a whole new level. Jalapeño, smoked bacon, and sun-dried tomatoes are the star of this flavorful show!   Rating: A+  …

September 2, 2019

Asparagus, Pear and Ricotta Tartines with Candied Pecans

  This Tesco recipe is the first course of a perfect summer dinner! The three-part series features cool dishes, easy to prep in advance, and served at room temperature, all making for a no-fuss meal! Check out these fresh and flavorful Asparagus, Pear and Ricotta Tartines with Candied Pecans, below, and…

August 23, 2019

I Can't Believe It's Not Gardetto's

  Party snacks get an upgrade with this “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Gardetto’s” recipe from Chrissy Teigen! Put out a bowl of this party mix at your next BBQ and watch it quickly disappear. Recipe link below!   Rating: A+   How to…

June 24, 2019

Jalapeño Chicken 'Bombs'

    People Magazine wasn’t where I expected to find a recipe favorite, especially one by Lance Bass, but he is seriously onto something with his Jalapeño Chicken ‘Bombs’! These are a meat-eater’s (or a high person’s) dream–chicken, wrapped in bacon, with a cream-cheesy/jalapeño filling. Details below!…

June 2, 2019

Hot Crab and Corn Dip

    Well here is a perfect starter to a low-key, Sunday night dinner with family or friends! I love crab pretty much every which way, so I was obviously excited to try Food Network’s Hot Crab and Corn Dip that also happens to…

April 28, 2019

Parmesan & Chipotle Popcorn

    I chose pretty much the easiest recipe you could ever put together to kick off a low-key, weeknight dinner party at home. This Parmesan & Chipotle Popcorn from the Barefoot Contessa, upgrades your basic bag of microwave popcorn, simply by utilizing ingredients…

April 11, 2019

Zucchini Pancakes

    Any sort of pancake is considered a lazy meal in my house. No matter savory or sweet, I know I have the majority of the ingredients kicking around, and the result will be something quick, easy, and fit for both the adults and…

January 16, 2019