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.
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.
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.
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.
Mixed vegetable kebabs are a delectable party appetizer that everyone will love. Not only are these kebabs delicious, but they are healthy, as well. Best of all, they're easy to make.
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.
Most snack foods are high in calories and fat. This recipe for zucchini chips is delicious and healthy. Even the kids will love them!
Here are some tips and tricks for dealing with the afternoon munchies so that you can still eat well without going overboard.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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 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!
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.
Astound your senses with bacon-wrapped appetizers like Lit’l Smokies, shrimp, scallops, baby potatoes, asparagus, mushrooms, dates, jalapeños, bananas, peaches, marshmallows, and more.
Pickle and dried beef roll-ups are a fabulous party appetizer! In our family, no party is complete without 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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
Popcorn drizzled with delicious peanut butter caramel makes for a delicious and easy snack. A great alternative to popcorn balls.
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.
This has been my favorite snack lately. Keeping them around is hard because they're so delicious that they just disappear!
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!
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!
These three South Asian snacks will liven up your afternoon tea and make your evenings more memorable.
Making your own sun-dried flakes is pretty rare these days. Busy lives mean these traditional delicacies are loosing importance. Let me show you how to make them and keep the tradition alive!
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.
Potato lollipops are a delicious snack or appetizer that is beloved by children and adults alike. Serve with tomato sauce or mayonnaise dip.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Split black lentil vada or Urad dal vada (Medu vada) is one of the most sought-after breakfast snacks in India. It is very nutritious, crispy, and super-delicious. Eat it with coconut chutney.
Super delicious and loaded with flavor, this beautiful black bean salsa is a favorite with everyone. Fresh beans, tomatoes, and peppers come together in a little lime juice for a terrific salsa everyone will love.
Simple and beautiful Thai-inspired spring rolls served with sweet, chunky peanut sauce. Wonderful vegetarian 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.
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.
If you want to make Spanish tapas at home, start with this classic dish of fried potatoes topped with spicy salsa brava.
Here's a roundup of the perfect fall-inspired appetizers to make this weekend. All the recipes are vegan/vegetarian and are ideal for the cold-weather season.
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.
Put together this delicious macaroni salad with this easy tutorial! Your friends and family will enjoy trying this rich dish.
Uniquely contrived goth food ideas for your 'other', dark side party, even Halloween, with a menu and a recipe for a hot Nutella Sandwich Dobbed with Hot Black Fruits.
If you like Cajun recipes and easy party food ideas, you'll love this recipe for firecrackers! Photos included.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Party (Chex) mix is a popular, easy-to-make snack. Here are some new flavor ideas—perfect for your Super Bowl Sunday gathering.
Sweet diamond cuts (shankerpali) are tasty snacks that melt into your mouth. You won't even know how many you have eaten. They are crunchy tea time snacks. Making them is easy. Let me show you!
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 amazing, deep-fried snacks are crunchy and delicious. In this unique recipe, you have to make a liquid mix of gram flour and semolina that is further boiled with spices to get a dough.
The best around. Step by step instructions, Weight Watchers points, and instructional video. This is an easy must-serve.
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!
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!
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!
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.
Spinach, paneer, and cheese balls are scrumptious appetizers that are not only healthy but also simply mouthwatering. I made this quick and easy snack at home and served them with tomato sauce. They were a hit!
This Texas caviar recipe is so easy to make, anyone can do it. Great for any party: birthdays, picnics, or game days.
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.
Try these two very different hummus recipes: one spicy, one traditional! Both are easy to make and super healthy.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
Crispy, browned outside, savory pork sausage and vegetables inside, dipped in a Buffalo Wing sauce and mustard combination, definitely cannot get much closer to Nirvana than this... [smile]
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!
Calamares fritos, or fried squid, makes an easy and delicious appetizer. The aioli on the side is the perfect accompaniment.
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.
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 this very easy how to make Spicy...
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...
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?
Puffed rice is a versatile ingredient that is used in making many crunchy snacks. Murmura chivda is a spicy puffed rice snack made of fried peanuts, chopped dry coconut, fried gram, and spices.
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.
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.
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.
Cocktail meatballs, weenies, and sausages are easy to make and quick to disappear! These recipes are great for parties and other gatherings.
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.
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.
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.
A super simple no-bake energy balls recipe with dates. Just 5 ingredients required and you can complete in only 15 minutes.
Southern-style Barbecue Peanuts Recipe, and more: addicting cheesy sausages, caramelized Vidalia onions, guacamole, veggie pizza dips, and snacks!