Apps & Snacks

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?!"
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
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.
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.
This dish brings me the greatest joy to make, and to eat! It's decedent, delightful & delicious. Indulge just once and you'll wonder how you ever lived without it. By far, one of my all-time favorite recipes.
These decedent roasted oysters are served right out of the shell and will make you feel as "Rich as Rockefeller" while eating them!
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken is the best game day recipe you'll ever need! It is really simple to make and it only requires two ingredients. And it's low calorie! What more could you want?
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!
Platters are perfect for entertaining or bringing to a friend's place- everyone gets to share in little bites of deliciousness and it can be served at room temperature!
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.
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.
This recipe combines garlic, breadcrumbs, herbs, ricotta and parmesan cheeses and then stuffs it into the shells of Brussel sprouts. The result is pure, bite sized deliciousness!
There is nothing quite as simple and satisfying as growing your own garden greens and tossing them with a homemade caesar dressing.
This slow cooker Buffalo Chicken guarantees a WIN on game day! it's easy, cheap to make, low calorie and loaded with buffalo flavor. Everyone wins! It does not get any easier than this and you won't believe the outcome. Seriously.
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!
RECIPE FEATURE

 I had the idea to stuff turkey scallopini (fancy name for cutlets pounded very thin) with a buttery stuffing, cranberry sauce and a bit of parmesan cheese, roll, tie, cook and smother with gravy.