Cheddar's is one of my favorite restaurants. My favorite appetizer is their Santa Fe Spinach Dip. It is a delicious creamy and cheesy dip for any occasion. This is my recreation of the dip.
If you want to make Spanish tapas at home, start with this classic dish of fried potatoes topped with spicy salsa brava.
Making up a batch of Rotel cheese dip is always the highlight of any party or gathering that we attend. If you are searching for a recipe that is very easy to throw together and whisk off to your next gathering, then give this one a try!
With lots of wholesome veggies and meats on the inside, and a flaky pastry crust on the outside, what's not to like about English Pasties or Meat Pies?
This dip is sure to be a crowd favorite at your next get together. Pairs nicely with fresh cut vegetables and tortilla chips.
This hot corn dip recipe from Emeril Lagasse is not only an easy dip recipe but is absolutely delicious. Made with fresh corn, cheese, and lots of flavors, it's perfect for any party or gathering.
Curd vada is also known as "Dahi bhalla" in Northern India. This classic recipe has savory white lentil dumplings immersed in a creamy, flavorful, thick curd. Dunk the spoon in and enjoy!
Momo is popular dish in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. Nepali momos taste completely different from the dumplings of other countries because of their spicy, soft, and juicy flavors.
Crispy potato sticks is a mildly spicy and crunchy snack with a melt-in-your-mouth texture. Enjoy them with a homemade green chutney or tomato sauce.
This is an easy and simple banana chip recipe. This scrumptious finger food is great to munch on with a cup of coffee or tea. They are the perfect snack for a rainy or wintry day.
Uniquely-contrived goth food ideas for your dark side party (or Halloween), with a menu and a recipe for a hot Nutella Sandwich topped with hot, black fruits.
Most snack foods are high in calories and fat. This recipe for zucchini chips is delicious and healthy. Even the kids will love them!
Make this beautiful and healthy hummus appetizer for your next party or to enjoy at home. This quick and easy-to-follow recipe includes step-by-step pictures and serving suggestions.
A quick and easy-to-follow recipe for bruschetta that you can complete in only 15 minutes. Great for parties and as an appetizer, entree, or starter.
Calamares fritos, or fried squid, makes an easy and delicious appetizer. The aioli on the side is the perfect accompaniment. Follow this simple recipe to make this delectable seafood dish at home.
This delicious bruschetta recipe has goat cheese and beetroot sit on a bed of roasted red peppers, topped with pesto, basil leaves, and a shave of Parmesan. Ideal for a starter or an impressive party nibble.
Simple little appetizer recipes that are fast, easy to make and taste great! I love simple appetizers, small little bites of food packed with flavor.
If you're having company or just want to bring the takeout experience to your kitchen, these mini egg rolls are a perfect idea! Easy, fun and, most importantly, they're delicious.
Learn how to make crispy onion rings with this homemade batter mix recipe. This is one of my favorite dinner ideas. I also show you how to make the batter stick to the onion rings.
A review of the chips with a cult following, Julio's Corn Tortilla Chips. These chips are produced by Julio's Seasoning and Tortilla Chips, Inc. in Del Rio, Texas, and can be purchased outside of Texas through Amazon.com.
Do you want something a little different at your wedding or party? Sweet Trees are fun and effective and you can make them yourself. Add the sweets of your choice and decorate them however you like!
Bruschetta is an Italian appetiser, originating simply as a means of using up stale bread. This page looks at lots of different, tasty ways in which it is possible to enjoy bruschetta.
Discover how to make your own, healthy popcorn in the microwave without a bag! It's oil-free and uses equipment you already have at home.
Onion rings are excellent both as appetizers and as main-meal accompaniments. This page features a tasty and easy recipe with full preparation and cooking instructions—and ways to use the leftover onions.
This deliciously easy starter of breaded mushrooms with a tangy garlic mayonnaise will get your dinner party off to a great start. These mushrooms also work as canapés if you use the smaller button mushroom variety or even as a light supper. They go great with a glass of chilled white wine.
Using an air popper to make popcorn improves the health and taste of it. It's also cheaper than a microwave. Use these recipes and tips to create fun events at home with healthy popcorn.
Here are step-by-step instructions to make the best Buffalo chicken dip. This is an easy must-serve.
A super simple, no-bake energy balls recipe with dates. Just 5 ingredients required, and you can complete it in only 15 minutes.
Astound your senses with bacon-wrapped appetizers like Lit’l Smokies, shrimp, scallops, baby potatoes, asparagus, mushrooms, dates, jalapeños, bananas, peaches, marshmallows, and more.
Here's a roundup of the perfect fall-inspired appetizers to make your weekend tastier. All the recipes are vegan/vegetarian and are ideal for the cold-weather season.
Beer cheese is a Kentucky favorite. It's delicious with everything from crackers to celery to burgers. In Kentucky, a party just ain't a party if you don't have beer cheese on the table!
An easy step-by-step recipe for fresh, homemade guacamole. The best part is that you don't need a food processor. Perfect for vegetarians, vegans, or those just wanting to eat healthier.
This is an awesome recipe for vodka gummi bears for parties, events, and festivals. It's easy and inexpensive, and best of all, it's fun!
Guacamole is the best thing that can happen to an avocado, and making it fresh at home takes only a handful of ingredients and just a few minutes. Check out how easy it is to make this luscious stuff at home, fresh and fabulous!
This sweet and savory snack can fulfill my cravings for either sweet or salty. I make sure to store an easy-to-grab homemade trail mix in my pantry. The good thing about my recipe is that I can choose any of my favorite components, which makes it more satisfying.
How do you make chicken lollipops? I make mine with either the wingettes or drumettes of chicken wings. I'll show you my step-by-step procedure for making this delicious finger food.
If you like Cajun recipes and easy party food ideas, you'll love this recipe for firecrackers! Photos included.
Got cucumbers and Mrs. Wages Dill Mix? How about eggs, oil, Fryin' Magic, and a deep fryer? You're all set to make fabulously tasty deep-fried dill pickle chips!
Here are some tips and tricks for dealing with the afternoon munchies—so you can satisfy those cravings without going overboard.
Crackers with toppings can be tasty snacks and a delicious treat for special events. Here are twenty toppings that are easy to create plus a list of other ingredient ideas.
Try these perfect pirate food recipes for your swashbuckling adventure. Pirate Ship Subs, Melon Cannonballs, and Pirate's Gold Snack Mix will make your pirate party a hit!
This beautiful green hummus pairs spinach and arugula with traditional ingredients for a delicious, quick, and healthy dip. Learn about these power greens and why you should make hummus at home.
These avocado fries are a great alternative to traditional potato French fries or chips and dip. They are simple to make and are a healthy source of unsaturated fats.
Smoked salmon shines in this cold appetizer. You will impress your guests with this great-tasting, easy appetizer. It is filled with cream cheese, capers, fresh dill, and served on a Himalayan salt block.
Try these two very different hummus recipes: one spicy, one traditional! Both are easy to make and super healthy.
Ensaladilla Rusa is a delightfully refreshing potato salad like you've never had before—unless you've been to Spain. Ditch the onions, mustard, and horseradish, and try this tasty summer dish.
These homemade whole wheat rosemary olive oil crackers are sure to delight you, feed you well, and inspire you to start making more of your own food at home. This is a quick and easy project for when you have a little bit of time to spare. Fill a container with delicious crackers for your family!
Nachos are a crunchy, spicy bar snack (or meal) made of tortilla chips and cheese, and maybe a whole lot more! Learn their history and the many ways to make them.
Are you looking for a perfectly scrumptious hors d'oeuvre that can be popped in one's mouth and eaten in one bite? These are good year-round, but perfect for St. Patrick's Day! We love them!
Potato lollipops are a delicious snack or appetizer that is beloved by children and adults alike. Serve with tomato sauce or mayonnaise dip.
Have some fun teaching your kids how to cook! Find 5 family fun recipes to help your children get started in the kitchen. Includes ingredient lists, step by step directions, and instructional video.
Pastry cafés and food trucks are the Brazilian version of North American fast food. Pastries are rather affordable, but wouldn't it be better to make them yourself? This way you know exactly what's inside and can taste Brazilian pastries for yourself, without having to be in Brazil.
Bonda soup or lentil balls in spicy hot soup is a popular snack served in Indian restaurants. The piping hot soup is served with crunchy lentil balls. These bondas are tasty and flavorful.
My Texas-born-and-raised father-in-law was always happy when I served cornbread with our evening meal. Learn the history of this sweet/savory bread and how to bake the very best.
Make colorful and delicious popcorn for under $5. This is a snack that everyone will have fun making and eating. Includes pictures and video.
Nothing says summer like pico de dallo, a delicious way to enjoy fresh tomatoes. Quick and easy, this step-by-step recipe with photos can be adapted to individual tastes. Variations are included, plus tips to ensure a perfect batch of fresh salsa every time.
These easy-to-make appetizers are fun and interactive. Get the kids involved in preparing this starter for family dinners and events. I have also included a modification that will elevate this appetizer for more special occasions.
Are you looking for dinner party appetizers that are easy to prepare and healthy. too? These choices will be welcomed by your health-conscious guests.
Favorite fast and easy dip recipes for your next gathering. Velveeta Rotel dip, spinach dip, guacamole, hummus, spinach and artichoke dip, ranch dip, 7-layer dip, and more.
Toasted chickpeas are the greatest snack. Buttery, crispy, and nutty they are rich in protein and loaded with nutrients. Munch them straight, warm out of the pan, or toss them atop a salad for crunch.
Three jerky recipes that are perfect for deer/venison, beef, or turkey jerky. I've used ground meat and food dehydrator. This makes a great snack anytime or a great gift for Christmas.
Popcorn drizzled with delicious peanut butter caramel makes for a delicious and easy snack. It's a great alternative to popcorn balls.
Everyone loves to eat potato wedges, and they make a great party appetizer. You can easily make these crispy and delicious snacks at home, and you don't even need an oven. Just follow these simple steps!
My grandmother's stuffed grape leaves recipe traveled from Armenia (her birthplace) to Marseilles, France (where she fled during the Armenian Genocide) to New York, and then to Southern California.
Gulab jamun are crunchy balls immersed in a flavorful sugar syrup. They are soft and juicy. Each bite tastes heavenly. This party dessert is so inviting that you'll devour them all in no time!
Cocktail meatballs, weenies, and sausages are easy to make and quick to disappear! These recipes are great for parties and other gatherings.
I am a big fan of jalapeno poppers and decided to put my two favorite foods together to make this popcorn snack. This jalapeno popper popcorn is a frugal, easy way to delight your guests.
These easy, delightful, homemade crispy chips with rosemary elevate sweet potatoes and are colorful, loaded with flavor, and good for all occasions. Enjoy with a sandwich or on a holiday buffet.
Preparing for a party, tailgate or the holidays is easy with the Classic Chex Mix recipe. Combine pretzels, bagel chips, mixed nuts, chex cereal and a variety of seasonings for yummy Chex Mix!
If you're looking for the best homemade hummus recipe without Tahini, this is it! Learn how to make a really quick and delicious hummus without tahini. It's low fat, and packed full of protein!
These nutritional snacks are healthy, a good source of potassium, and filling. And even better, you can make them in the comfort of your home.
Wontons make a wonderful evening snack or party appetizer, especially when served a spicy garlic sauce. Try this easy and quick recipe!
Party (Chex) mix is a popular, easy-to-make snack. Here are some new flavor ideas—perfect for your Super Bowl Sunday gathering.
This healthy hummus recipe is cheap, easy to make, and packed with fiber and protein. This recipe is also versatile. By adding ingredients of your choice, you can create your own signature hummus dip!
Matbucha is a staple on the Morrocan and Israeli table. It is more of a condiment than a salad and is an accompaniment for most meals.
Has the go-to appetizer of the 1950s and '60s fallen out of favor? Perhaps we’ve forgotten the basics. Let’s hit the reset button and examine how to make the perfect shrimp cocktail.
What's the secret of authentic guacamole? Learn which garden fresh vegetables to choose and how to combine them. Tips are included for choosing avocados and keeping guacamole green for several hours.
Simple and beautiful, Thai-inspired spring rolls served with sweet, chunky peanut sauce. Wonderful vegetarian finger food.
Are you looking for a fun dinner party theme? Make your next party a Spanish-style tapas party. Here's everything you need to know to pull off an easy and casual dinner party.
Homemade Chia and Quinoa Chips are easy to make and super healthy for your family. Just mix up the ingredients in the food processor, swirl the paste on some cookie sheets, and bake. Yum! It's hard to keep even a large batch of these chips around our house as everyone loves them so much.
The recipes in these articles include Southern-style barbecue peanuts, addicting cheesy sausages, caramelized Vidalia onions, guacamole, veggie pizza dips, and more!
A quick and easy-to-follow guide on how to make a healthy hummus in only 5 minutes. Great with falafel, sandwiches, crudités, breadsticks and nachos.
Popcorn snack recipes such as trail mix and other treats made by mixing a variety of ingredients with popcorn. These quick and easy recipes will satisfy your sweet and salty cravings.
This recipe will show you how to quickly and easily make your own crunchy garlic potato wedges at home. Homemade food always tastes better, and with how quick and easy these are to make, there's no reason not to do it yourself. I guarantee your kids are going to love them.
Pickle and dried beef roll-ups are a fabulous party appetizer! In our family, no party is complete without them.
Are you hosting a party or gathering? Make sure it's a party that explodes with flavor! Try these easy and delicious appetizer recipes that your guests will love.
Put together this delicious macaroni salad with this easy tutorial! Your friends and family will enjoy trying this rich dish.
When you have important events coming up, it's important to plan your menu of appetizers ahead of time so you're not stressed out. I've shared 13 mouthwatering recipes below that you can use to create a fantastic spread!
Need inspiration for an amazing side dish? Looking for a dip to bring to a party? Well, here is the perfect cheesy delight for you and your guests to enjoy.
Italian "little toasts" are versatile appetizers; just about "anything goes" when it comes to selecting a topping. Enjoy these ideas and use them as a springboard to your own creations.