Category Archives: appetizers

Pimento Cheese: a Southern Favorite

Pimento Cheese is a classic Southern dish that can be used as a dip, a sandwich spread or even as a topping on potatoes or burgers.

Pimento Cheese: a Southern Classic

Although this is a basic dish with two main ingredients, oddly enough, there are as many recipes for pimento cheese as there are cooks.  Some people like it creamy, some people like it thick.  Others like it spicy while still other folks like it mild.  There is no right or wrong way to make it, but I am sure there are some strong opinions.

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Meatball Quesadillas: an edible spaghetti western

Meatball Quesadillas: a real Spaghetti Western snackThis Spaghetti Western is true convenience food.  And yet, you can make it all with real food, too.  Homemade tortillas, homemade spaghetti sauce, homemade meatballs; this dish can take you hours to make, or you can whip it up in mere minutes.  It all depends on your food philosophy or your schedule.  You could even adapt it to be gluten free. Continue reading

Turkey Meatballs with Blackberry Sauce

Turkey Appetizer Meatballs with Blackberry Sauce Welcome to Day #4 of Appetizer Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Kristen from Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker.  With the big football game coming up, we wanted to make sure you had plenty of ideas for your game day spread. Each day we will be dishing up a different set of appetizers.  We hope you enjoy this fabulous group of recipes. Tune in each day starting with Monday, January 20 and ending on Saturday, January 25. Lots of great prizes will be up for grabs so you do not want to miss one single day. Follow #AppetizerWeek on Twitter to keep up to date with all our amazing recipes and giveaways!

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#FreshFromFlorida Corn,Tomato & Avocado Quesadillas

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fresh From Florida for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

Fresh From Florida Produce

You won’t believe this, but corn is on right now in Florida.   I am talking full grown high-as-the-sky corn.  And that is not all.  Avocados, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery,  Cucumbers, Eggplant, Grapefruit, Mushrooms, Okra, Onions, Oranges, Potatoes, Radishes, Squash, Strawberries,  and Tomatoes are also in season this month.  In my local grocery store, they have these cute little signs or stickers that say “Grown in Florida.”  Continue reading

Onion Pretzels

Gluten Free Onion Butter Pretzels
Welcome to Day #3 of Appetizer Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Kristen from Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker.  Whether you are a Broncos fan or a Seahawks fan , we wanted to make sure you had plenty of ideas for your game day spread. Each day we will be dishing up a different set of appetizers. We hope you enjoy this fabulous group of recipes. Tune in each day starting with Monday, January 20 and ending on Saturday, January 25.
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Brie en Croute

Gluten Free Brie en CrouteWelcome to Day #2 of Appetizer Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of <a href=”http://cravingsofalunatic.com”>Cravings of a Lunatic</a> and Kristen from <a href=”http://frugalanticsrecipes.com”>Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker</a>. With the big football game coming up, we wanted to make sure you had plenty of ideas for your game day spread. Each day we will be dishing up a different set of appetizers. We hope you enjoy this fabulous group of recipes. Tune in each day starting with Monday, January 20 and ending on Saturday, January 25

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