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!
Traditional poutine consists of French fries, cheese curds, and a brown, flavourful gravy. It's a delicious meal that originated in the province of Quebec.
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.
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 when you have a little bit of time to spare. Fill a container with delicious crackers for your family!
Cocktail meatballs, weenies, and sausages are easy to make and quick to disappear! These recipes are great for parties and other gatherings.
Have you ever tried poutine, a Canadian take on French fries with cheese and gravy? Try this simple yet delicious recipe.
Make colorful and delicious popcorn for under $5. This is a snack that everyone will have fun making and eating. Includes pictures and video.
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.
Banana is a good source of protein, vitamin B 6, vitamin C, fiber, calcium, iron, and minerals. It is a tasty fruit. Nendra banana (plantains) is a special variety that you can use both raw and ripe.
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.
Nothing says summer like Pico de Gallo, 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.
Here are some tips and tricks for dealing with the afternoon munchies so that you can still eat well without going overboard.
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!
Recipe and video for vegetable-and-noodle spring rolls, using homemade wrappers made of suji (semolina).
Beer Cheese is a Kentucky favorite! Delicious with everything from crackers to celery to heaped on a burger. In Kentucky, a party just ain't a party if you don't have beer cheese on the table!
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.
Learn to throw a dinner party that doesn't leave you stressed and exhausted. Three menus with recipes, tips, preparation ideas, and instructions are included. Choose from an autumn harvest menu, summer harvest menu, Mexican themed menu, or Italian themed menu.
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.
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.
Spinach, paneer, and cheese balls are scrumptious appetizers which are not only delicious but even simply melt in your mouth. I made this quick and easy snack at home and served them with tomato sauce. They were super hit!
A cheesy, savory hot dip that is sure to please any crowd. The earthy flavor of mushrooms pairs beautifully with salty bacon bits to make this dip the perfect addition to any appetizer or snack table.
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.
Making Nacho chips is very easy. Make a soft and firm dough using maize flour, plain flour, wheat flour, and carom seeds. Making your own chips means you know exactly what's in them. Enjoy!
If you like Cajun recipes and easy party food ideas, you'll love this recipe for firecrackers! Photos included.
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.
Bengal gram is a good source of protein, dietary fiber, iron, vitamins, and minerals. Use this tasty legume regularly in your diet. Make and enjoy eating these scrumptious fritters!
Ribbon pakoras are gram flour snacks that are very delicious and flavorful. These crunchy, delightful pakoras make a perfect teatime snack. You can store them fresh for 15-20 days at room temperature.
A mouth -watering vegetarian starter which prompts you to lick your fingers. This is a very delicious and flavorful appetizer for a party, and a great finger-food for children and young adults.
This easy homemade onion bhaji recipe is great as a snack, a starter, or as a finger food. It's very tasty. Be prepared to make loads and hide a few for yourself.
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.
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.
Smoked salmon shines in this cold appetizer. Filled with cream cheese, capers, fresh dill, and served on a Himalayan salt block, you will impress your guests with this amazing but easy appetizer.
What's the secret of authentic guacamole? Learn which garden fresh vegetables to choose and how to combine them. Tips are included for choosing avocadoes and keeping guacamole green for several hours.
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.
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!
A quick and easy to follow, guide on how to make hummus. A healthy hummus recipe which you can complete in only 5 minutes. Great with falafel, sandwiches, crudités, breadsticks and nachos.
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.
Yes. Bitter gourd fries! You may wonder how to make fries with this bitter veggie. Trust me, these fries are not bitter at all. They are spicy and scrumptious. You will finish them so fast. Try them!
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.
Boondis are tiny round fried snacks made of gram flour. They can be spicy or savory. Spicy boondi is crunchy. It is an amazing tea-time snack. They are mixed with fried pea nuts and curry leaves.
Enjoy a cheesy, crunchy snack with your favorite drink while watching TV. Learn how to make these easy homemade cheese sticks that require two ingredients only.
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.
Who doesn't love a delicious snack? It's important to know how to cook affordable and easy recipes. Enjoy a Mexican-style cheesy-spicy elote in the comfort of your home.
Serve a delicious cheesy corn and sausage dip with your favorite biscuit, cracker, or bread. This dish is best served as an appetizer or a snack.
Most snack foods are high in calories and fat. This recipe for zucchini chips is delicious and healthy. Even the kids will love them!
Astound your senses with bacon-wrapped appetizers like Lit’l Smokies, shrimp, scallops, baby potatoes, asparagus, mushrooms, dates, jalapeños, bananas, peaches, marshmallows, and more.
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.
Stuffed mushrooms are an easy, prepare-ahead appetizer that comes together quickly. Enjoy them for game day, a side dish at a potluck, or even just as a side for a weeknight dinner.
This deliciously easy starter of breaded mushrooms with a tangy garlic mayonnaise will get your dinner party off to a great start. These mushroom also work as canapés if you use the smaller button mushroom variety or even as a light supper, great with a glass of chilled white wine.
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.
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!
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.
You can make diamond cuts in two ways: either sweet and salty, or spicy. Spicy diamond cuts (khara shankarpali) are my favorite teatime snack. They are very crispy, colorful, and delicious.
Yes, rice and black lentil idlis are nutritious and tasty. What about spinach idli? I made spinach idli using the same batter. They came out super soft and delicious. Let me share the recipe here.
As the name implies, these snacks are in the shape of pinwheels and are topped with a spicy potato stuffing. They are a pleasant twist on samosas. They can be served as a party snack or a finger food.
Potato rolls are a scrumptious finger food loved by children and adults alike. The recipe needs only a few ingredients and uses an easy cooking method. Serve these rolls as a party appetizer or as an anytime snack.
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.
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.
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.
Nachos —A crunchy, spicy bar snack (or meal) made of tortilla chips and cheese, and maybe a whole lot more! Learn the history and so many ways to make them.
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...
This 5 star restaurant-style salsa, reviewed over 2,000 times, is easy to make and bursting with garden-fresh flavor. We guarantee you'll be back for more! Also included: tips for making mild, low sodium or smoky salsa.
A quick and easy to follow, recipe for bruschetta. A tomato bruschetta recipe which you can complete in only 15 minutes. Great for parties and as an appetizer, entree or starters.
A super simple no-bake energy balls recipe with dates. Just 5 ingredients required and you can complete in only 15 minutes.
Try these easy-to-make crispy onion rings with aioli sauce. Enjoy this snack while drinking your favorite beverage.
Party (Chex) mix is a popular, easy-to-make snack. Here are some new flavor ideas—perfect for your Super Bowl Sunday gathering.
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 on some cookie sheets and bake. Yum! It's hard to keep even a tub full of these chips around our house, as everyone loves them so much.
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.
The best around. Step by step instructions, Weight Watchers points, and instructional video. This is an easy must-serve.
Delicious bruschetta recipe: 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.
Pickle and dried beef roll-ups are a fabulous party appetizer! In our family, no party is complete without them.
Insanely delicious mushroom caps stuffed with gooey melted cheese, crispy bacon, spicy jalapenos and roasted garlic. A party in your mouth that will rock your taste buds!
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.
Southern-style Barbecue Peanuts Recipe, and more: addicting cheesy sausages, caramelized Vidalia onions, guacamole, veggie pizza dips, and snacks!
Crackers with toppings can make great snacks for the everyday diet and for special events. Here are twenty ideas for delicious toppings that are easy to make.
Beaten rice flakes, chivda, or spicy masala snack is a low-calorie snack that you can munch on anytime. You can store them for up to 2 months in an air-tight container. Enjoy!
Whole black lentils with their husks are a great source of fiber, carbs, iron, fat, and vitamins. Vadas/fritters made using this black lentil recipe are healthy and scrumptious.
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.
These three South Asian snacks will liven up your afternoon tea and make your evenings more memorable.
Simple and beautiful Thai-inspired spring rolls served with sweet, chunky peanut sauce. Wonderful vegetarian finger food.
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.
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?
Cabbage fritters are crispy and tasty snacks that have numerous health benefits. This snack can be used as a starter or as an appetizer for the parties. They're very easy to make.
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.
Favorite fast and easy dip recipes for your nextgathering. Velveeta RoTel dip, spinach dip, guacamole, hummus, spinach and artichoke dip, ranch dip, 7-layer dip, and more.
If you want to make Spanish tapas at home, start with this classic dish of fried potatoes topped with spicy salsa brava.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Potato-stuffed pooris make an excellent snack or lunch box food for the kids. These pooris are bite-sized, flavorful, and very delicious. Children love to eat them! Serve these pooris hot or warm with tomato sauce.
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!