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Appetizer Recipes

Appetizer recipes are where it’s at! My collection of easy appetizers will satisfy your hunger cravings. You’ll find everything from cold appetizers like Mini Muffuletta Sandwiches and Brady Infused Mini Cheese Balls to hot appetizers such as Chicken Meatballs with Apricot Bourbon Glaze and Mini Corn Dogs . I’ve also got you covered with amazing dip recipes such as cheesy, gooey Mississippi Sin Dip or everyone’s fave — Homemade Guacamole.

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Homemade Cheese Straws

A beloved Southern treat, these spicy little cheese straws are simple to make and even more addictive to eat. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Cheese straws have been a beloved Southern treat for longer than […]

sliced bacon cheeseburger stuffed French bread on a parchment paper lined baking sheet

Bacon Cheeseburger Stuffed French Bread

Bacon cheeseburger stuffed French bread has all the fixin’s of a cheeseburger without breaking out the grill. It’s a perfect make-ahead meal for a busy weeknight. My oldest son is a fanatic for bacon cheeseburgers. When we visited Disney World earlier this year, I swear he tried his best to […]

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Crab Stuffed Shrimp

Crab stuffed shrimp are a tasty appetizer that can be made ahead of time. Jump butterflied shrimp are stuffed with a mix of crab and veggies. These little crab stuffed shrimp look so elegant perched on a platter and served as an hors d’oeuvre. Everything can be made ahead of […]

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Shrimp Nachos

Shrimp nachos are loaded with spicy succulent shrimp, creamy chili cheese sauce, black beans, diced tomatoes, jalapenos and cilantro. I don’t make nachos enough. I’m not sure why. Chips are the only real requirement, which means you can go crazy with the toppings. Not to mention it’s a complete meal […]

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Okra Hoe Cakes

Add sliced okra to these fried cornmeal hoe cakes for a delicious summer treat. They are perfect when topped with homemade comeback sauce. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Okra is one of those vegetables that […]