Appetizers & Snacks

Petite discs of tender eggplant are delicately coated in a crisp breadcrumb crust, crowned with a dollop of rich marinara sauce and gooey mozzarella cheese. These mini eggplant parm appetizers are bite-sized wonders that encapsulate the essence of traditional eggplant parmesan in a single bite.
Shishito peppers are a healthy, inexpensive, fun appetizer. Simply grilled with fresh lemon and salt is the best way to enjoy these popular peppers.
Clean fresh shrimp and coat with egg wash and add to seasoned flour in a ziplock bag. Shake to coat. Deep fry for 3 minutes. Toss with spicy hot pepper sauce and serve with Blue Cheese Dip. Easy shrimp appetizer recipe and better than any restaurant!
The Smoked Salmon Blini is one of the most traditional and most popular appetizers of all time. The timeless preparation of this popular bite hasn't changed much over the decades and there is a good reason why. It's the perfect bite.
Bite sized pieces of asparagus wrapped in prosciutto are an elegant and easy addition to any cocktail hour or dinner party for friends!
Tzatziki is an incredibly versatile dip that compliments vegetables, meats, sandwiches & more. It's thick & creamy yet low in calories, good for Keto diets and anyone who is Gluten Free.
Easy, versatile and satisfying, crostini is the perfect appetizer for any amount of guests, an afternoon snack, and a great way to deliver bites of deliciousness.
Sure, it's easy to buy a jar from the market, but there is nothing quite like making fresh salsa, especially in summer when tomatoes & cilantro are at their peak
Fresh shrimp, tomato juice, hot sauce, cucumber, & avocado are combined with seasonings to deliver a refreshing and exciting shrimp appetizer. The perfect starter for a summer gathering.
This twist on Tomato & Mozzarella salad elevates the more traditional version to soaring new heights of flavor! Slow roasting plum tomatoes brings out all their natural sweetness.
One of my favorite things to grill is shrimp and every single time I make these simple, grilled shrimp I get the same reaction- "WOW! Why are these so good?!"
I recently learned that making Ricotta Cheese from scratch is incredibly easy. Seriously. You need only a few basic ingredients and common kitchen supplies. Here's how to make it:
These sweet and spicy pecans are perfect to serve with cocktails or over vanilla ice cream! They also make a great homemade gift.
Flatbread style pizza is layered with tart cranberry sauce, covered in shredded turkey, topped with savory stuffing then smothered with cheddar cheese and finished with gravy!
These decedent roasted oysters are served right out of the shell and will make you feel as "Rich as Rockefeller" while eating them!
This hot crab dip is packed with heat from pickled jalapeños and spicy jack cheese and loaded with tons of crab meat. It's easy to make and will elevate your party to the next level.
This recipe serves up all the deliciousness that comes with traditional potato skins, but delivers in it a easy to eat, easy to make, crowd pleasing, single bite!
Antipasti food boards are perfect for entertaining or bringing to a friend's place- everyone gets to share in small bites of deliciousness.
Inspired by Spanish tapas, these Tuna Stuffed Peppadews are easy to make, have only 3 ingredients and are always a hit.
Puff pastry tarts of all kinds are an elegant and impressive dish that don't require much fuss. All you need are a few really tasty ingredients.
Call me Corney, but I love this Beef! Like turkey, most of us make it only once a year, but I don't know why! It is so easy and nothing beats the leftovers! Corned beef is all about the fixings so don't forget to pick up a nice head of cabbage and a good spicy mustard!
Good Shrimp Cocktail should be meaty, dry, and slightly briny. It should have tons of flavor all on its own.
Nothing quite compares to picking fresh zucchini flowers off the vine, dredging them in flour, frying them and sprinkling with sea salt. It's a little taste of Italian heaven and one of my all time favorite treats.
Cored out Brussel sprouts are stuffed with a blend of garlic, breadcrumbs, herbs, ricotta cheese, and parmesan cheese then baked to golden perfection for a savory, elegant appetizer.
There is nothing quite as simple and satisfying as growing your own garden greens and tossing them with a homemade caesar dressing.
Every good host needs a few semi- homemade tricks up their sleeve, and this sweet and sour meatball recipe is one of them!
This salty, sweet and spicy recipe is one that every cook should have up their sleeve. It's got serious WOW factor!