Category: Appetizers-Sides

Asian Eggplant Side Dish (mild-medium heat)

Asian Eggplant Side Dish

Asian Eggplant Side Dish

Mmm…just made this sesame enhanced eggplant with a kick minutes ago. LOVE!

see recipe

Antipasto Skewers

antipasto skewers

antipasto skewers

Not your typical antipasto appetizer! Try this simple vegetarian skewer at your next get together. see recipe

Simple Super Bowl Recipes

Super Bowl Recipes

Super Bowl Recipes

Super Bowl Sunday is the second largest day of food consumption behind Thanksgiving. It is estimated that Americans will eat 14,500 tons of chips, 4,000 tons of popcorn, and 450 million individual wings! Here’s a list of simple recipes for this year’s Super Bowl party!

see recipe

Buffalo Chicken Dip

buffalo chicken dip

buffalo chicken dip

Super Bowl Sunday is just around the corner and we think this is the ultimate party dip! It’s massive! It’s DELICIOUS! see recipe

CBS (Cucumber Bacon Salad)

Cucumber Bacon Salad

Cucumber Bacon Salad

150 calorie salad! see recipe

Falafel Wrap

falafel wrap

falafel wrap

My wife made this for lunch today, and I insisted that we share the recipe! It’s sooo good!
see recipe

Garlic Miso Chicken Wings

garlic miso chicken wings

garlic miso chicken wings

Thanks to Nami at Just One Cookbook, let’s add some Japanese flare to our party wings! These Garlic Miso Chicken Wings are SO GOOD! see recipe

Grilled Eggplant Towers

eggplant tower

eggplant tower

Eggplant stacked with tomato, basil, and a rich and creamy dollop of cheese. see recipe

Warm Couscous Salad with Feta and Mint

couscous feta salad

warm couscous salad w/ feta and mint

Thank you to our Featured Foodie, healthy-delicious.com, for this simple warm salad recipe. A great, healthy option for those you of with New Years resolutions. see recipe

Mixed Nut Pesto

pesto with mixed nuts

pesto with mixed nuts

Pine nuts can be pricey, so try making your next batch of fresh pesto with with mixed nuts!  see recipe

Beer Boiled Shrimp

beer boiled shrimp

beer boiled shrimp

Nothing says manly party appetizer like “Beer Boiled Shrimp”!

see recipe

Boneless Buffalo Chicken Bites

boneless buffalo chicken bites

boneless buffalo chicken bites

Crunchy, spicy, chicken-delicious! see recipe

Coca Cola Chicken Wings

coca cola chicken wings

coca cola chicken wings

Sticky cola chicken wings! Very popular in China and trending in the states! see recipe

Roasted Butternut Squash and Red Onion Pasta Salad

Roasted Butternut Squash and Red Onion Pasta Salad

Roasted Butternut Squash and Red Onion Pasta Salad

Shared by our Featured Foodies at Duo Dishes, this seasonal pasta salad will brighten up your holiday dinner table in a fun, not so traditional way! see recipe

Baby’s First Apple Sauce

baby's first apple sauce

baby's first apple sauce

In honor of my first nephew, I’m posting  this baby’s recipe! He won’t be eating this type of thing until age 4-6 months! see recipe

Simple Gnocchi with Fresh Mozzarella

Simple Gnocchi with Fresh Mozzarella

Simple Gnocchi with Fresh Mozzarella

Chewy deliciousness! Yum, this gnocchi recipe takes just minutes and it’s 5 ingredients or less! see recipe

Spicy California Hand Roll

Spicy California Hand Roll

Spicy California Hand Roll

If you’re in the mood for sushi, but don’t want to fork the bill, here’s a price friendly at home sushi option! see recipe

Spicy Tuna Hand Roll

spicy tuna hand roll

spicy tuna hand roll

Sushi grade tuna with a spicy chili sauce, a hint of mayonnaise, toasted sesame seeds, and sliced cucumber make this fabulous tuna hand roll!  see recipe

Creamy Artichoke Campanelle

creamy artichoke campanelle

creamy artichoke campanelle

Super simple bell shaped pasta recipe with artichokes and goat cheese. see recipe

Game Day Nachos

nacho platter

nacho platter

Cheesy, gooey, meaty, delicious are words to describe this nacho recipe! Super Bowl Recipe! see recipe

Chicken on a Stick!

chicken on a stick

chicken on a stick

Picture a platter of these at your next party or even better, for a Super Bowl Sunday party recipe! see recipe

Cheesy Pancetta Hash Brown Bites

cheesy-pancetta-hash-brown-bites

cheesy-pancetta-hash-brown-bites

This simple recipe from our Featured Foodie, A Couple in the Kitchen, just won the Simply Potatoes/FoodBuzz recipe contest. Congrats, guys! see recipe

Buffalo Quesadilla

buffalo quesadilla

buffalo quesadilla

Buffalo sauce + quesadilla = a Meximerican masterpiece! see recipe

Super Bowl Sliders

blue cheese sliders

blue cheese sliders

For Super Bowl Parties large and small, these little bundles of joy will kick start your Party! see recipe

Simple Clam Chowder (Semi Home-made)

clam chowder

clam chowder

New England style clam chowder. If your’e craving a extra carbs, fill a crusty loaf of sour dough. see recipe

Spinach Goma-ae (Spinach with Sesame Sauce)

spinach goma-ae

spinach goma-ae

Thanks to Nami, one of our newest Featured Foodies, we have this authentic Japanese side dish prepared with sesame seasoning. Freshly roasted sesame seeds really add aroma and flavor to the dish. see recipe

Latke

latke

latke

Hannukkah is just around the corner! Here’s a recipe to get you in the spirit! see recipe

Homemade Crackers

homemeade crackers

homemade crackers

I’ve never made homemade crackers before, so I’m dying to try this “As seen on Martha Stewart Show recipe”. see recipe

Sizzling Hot Veggie Fajitas!

veggie fajitas

veggie fajitas

Super simple fiesta recipe! Try this Mexican masterpiece! see recipe

Simple Country Style Fried Chicken

homemade fried chicken

homemade fried chicken

OK, so fried chicken isn’t the healthiest thing to eat, but it’s fine in moderation, people!  see recipe