Category: Appetizers-Sides

Cheddar, Jalapeno and Dill Scones

cheddar, jalepeno, and dill-scones
Our Featured Foodie friends over at Teeny Tiny Kitchen created these amazingly tasty scones with jalapeno and cheddar…mmm see recipe

Fuss-Free Egg Salad

Fuss-Free Egg Salad
Thank you Cynthia, with tasteslikehome.org, for this simple egg salad recipe. Add just enough mayonnaise to make it creamy, but not runny. see recipe

Spring Into Summer Pasta Salad

pasta saladWith the weather warming up, we felt like having a refreshing pasta salad to accompany our grilled pork chops.  see recipe

Spicy Vine Tomato Relish

spicy vine tomato relish
A terrific way to preserve fresh tomatoes from your garden and very tasty…thank you passionateaboutbaking.com! see recipe

Golden Squash Biscuits

golden squash biscuits
Fat free biscuits thanks to healthy-delicious.com, our Featured Foodie. Lauren substitutes butter for squash puree and it works wonderfully. see recipe

Holiday Cheese Ball!

holiday cheese ball

holiday cheese ball

Whip up this delicious version of the holiday cheese ball brought to you by our friends at Teeny Tiny Kitchen up in Vermont! see recipe

Shrimp Cakes

shrimp cakes

shrimp cakes

This recipe is super simple and versatile. Tasty little crab cake alternative! see recipe

Parmesan Cheese Crisps

Parmesan Cheese Crisps
These cheese crisps make great toppers for salads, sandwiches, or even pasta! Made in under 10 minutes! see recipe

Kent’s Green Bean Casserole

green bean casserole

green bean casserole

My mom-in-law is cooking Thanksgiving dinner this year, but she put Kent in charge of this bad boy!  see recipe

Chik-fil-a-like Nuggets

chikfila style nuggets

chikfila style nuggets

OK, so you live in a Chik-fil-a dead zone or maybe you just want to make your very own at home…Here ya go! see recipe

Cheddar, Garlic, and Green Onion Biscuits

cheddar garlic and green onion biscuits

cheddar garlic and green onion biscuits

7-up in a biscuit?! It works! Thanks to our Featured Foodie, Laura, with realmomkitchen.com. see recipe

Asian Spiced Cucumbers

asian spiced cucumbers

asian spiced cucumbers

A nice, tasty side dish/snack and prepared in 2 minutes! Thanks to our Featured Foodie, savourthesensesblog.com, for this recipe. see recipe

EZ Orzo Salad

ez orzo salad

ez orzo salad

This orzo salad is about as simple and delicious as you can get, thanks to our Featured Foodie, A Couple in the Kitchen! see recipe

Easy Cheese Stuffed Bread Sticks

easy cheese stuffed breadsticks

easy cheese stuffed breadsticks

Thanks to our Featured Foodie, thekitchenwitchblog.com, for this fantastically fun snack idea! How good do these look?! see recipe

Gravy Fries with Cheese and Peppers

Gravy Cheese Fries

Gravy Cheese Fries

Husband was hungry and I brought this to the table. He devoured it. Super simple recipe under $5.  see recipe

BBQ Pulled Chicken

bbq pulled chicken

bbq pulled chicken

Chicken is America’s “favorite” meat, so here’s a recipe that combines our poultry pal with America’s Crock Pot! see recipe

Homemade Tater Tots w/ Cheddar Habenaro Sauce

homemade tater tots

homemade tater tots

Thank you to teenytinykitchen.com for this appetizer sure to please. It’s like a gutted jalapeno popper! Love the kick of the cheese sauce. see recipe

Garlic Cilantro Fries

garlic cilantro fries

garlic cilantro fries

We hope when you take these out of the oven, they look as appetizing as Cynthia’s! Thanks to tasteslikehome.org for this simple recipe. see recipe

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Light, fresh and creamy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus. We devoured this batch in a 1 day! Why buy store bought!? see recipe

Fresh Tomba (Tomato-Basil) Sauce

fresh tomba sauce

fresh tomba sauce

We’re very excited to introduce our new Featured Foodie, Cynthia, with Tasteslikehome.org. She has a collection of amazing preparations, including this super fresh, simple, versatile sauce. see recipe

Baba Ghanoush

baba ghanoush

baba ghanoush

This Middle Eastern eggplant dip is great with crackers, bread or vegetables. Thanks to duodishes.com for this simple blend!
see recipe

Under $2 Spicy Cilantro Hummus (Tastes like Guacamole!)

hummus trio

hummus trio

OK, so I didn’t get a good shot of the Cilantro hummus because we ate it so quickly!  see recipe

Hummus at Home

hummus at home

hummus at home

 

We’ve been on a hummus kick lately. I’m pretty sure, I’ll NEVER buy pre-made hummus again.  see recipe

Turkey Sloppy Joe Sliders

turkey sloppy joes

turkey sloppy joes

I don’t know about you, but we  love small bites! These sliders are the perfect portion for you and your little ones!  see recipe

Brie Stuffed Fillo with Spinach Pesto

Spinach Pesto Brie stuff Fillo

Spinach Pesto Brie stuff Fillo

I ran out of fresh basil and improvised with chopped frozen spinach…Love this recipe! see recipe

Pickled Pink Eggs

pickled pink eggs

pickled pink eggs

Spring time deviled eggs! Cute leftover hard boiled egg recipe! see recipe

Garlic & Herb Fondue for Two

garlic three cheese fondue

garlic three cheese fondue

Quick and easy fondue recipe we created late one night while drinking wine! Haha! Warning, this is NOT an authentic fondue recipe.  see recipe

Poutine (Canadian Fries with Gravy and Cheese Curd)

Poutine Gravy Fries with Cheese Curd

Poutine Gravy Fries with Cheese Curd

Time for some crispy fries with hot gravy and squeaky cheese!  see recipe

Dutch Baby

Dutch Baby

Dutch Baby

Simple German pancake type recipe. I made this version quite buttery, so I’d consider this a special occasion dish. see recipe

Pickled Onions

pickled onion burger topper

pickled onion burger topper

How to make pickled onions for burger toppers, pizzas, sandwiches, pastas…the list goes on and on! see recipe