appetizers & snacks

Watermelon and Tomato Gazpacho

Watermelon and Tomato Gazpacho is the perfect summer appetizer or side dish. A chilled soup, made with watermelon, tomatoes, cucumbers, celery and fresh herbs, it’s a light and refreshing option for those hot summer days.  Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Please read my Disclosure Page for more information.  I’ve wanted to […]

Open-Faced Tomato Sandwiches

Open-Faced Tomato Sandwiches are served on artisan bread with a creamy cucumber and fresh herb spread for the perfect bite of summer flavors. It’s Farmer’s Market Week! There is nothing better than getting to pick out fresh produce, jams and breads from a local farmers market and making a meal […]

Watermelon Cucumber Bites #FoodieExtravaganza

Watermelon Cucumber Bites are a simple and refreshing appetizer that are great for any summer party! Does anyone else get super excited when watermelon finally makes its way back into the grocery stores again? I honestly get kind of giddy. Of course, I’m pretty much the only person in my […]

Carne Asada Fries #ImprovCookingChallenge

Carne Asada Fries are the best Mexican appetizer to your meal. Flavorful beef on top of crispy fries topped with cheese, guacamole, tomatoes and sour cream. There is a Mexican restaurant not far from my house that has the most amazing food. We’ve tried multiple things on their menu and […]

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Everything Bagel Cheese Ball

Everything Bagel Cheese Ball will impress any guests. Soft and cheesy on the inside and coated with crunchy seeds on the outside, you’ll love this easy-to-make appetizer for all of your gatherings. You’ve had Everything but the Bagel seasoning by now right? I am sad to admit that it was only […]

Salami and Cream Cheese Roll Ups

Salami and Cream Cheese Roll Ups are a simple two-ingredient appetizer perfect for any party or gathering where you need a simple but tasty side dish. There’s a great Amish Market/Flea Market near my house that has some of the best foods I’ve ever tasted. From soft pretzels stuffed with […]

Thanksgiving Tacos

Back in September, my friend Jenn and I took a very unplanned trip to the beach over Labor Day weekend. We both love the beach but didn’t have any plans to go down for the holiday weekend, because traffic is usually a nightmare. But then Jenn posted some image about […]

Cranberry Baked Brie

I used to hate brie cheese. I thought it smelled horrendous and couldn’t even think of spreading it on a cracker to enjoy. Then a friend and I started frequenting a restaurant that served brie as part of their cheese board. I tried it again and completely fell in love. […]

Apple Sausage Skewers #Appleweek

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