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Appetizer Recipes

Sometimes appetizer recipes can be more appealing that the main course! Whether you are looking for holiday appetizers, finger foods for a party, easy appetizer ideas for a crowd or cold appetizers, you are sure to find something among these nearly 50 appetizer ideas.

My favorite appetizer:

During football season, my family and I love snacking on hot boiled peanuts. This recipe does take some time to prepare, but the effort is worth it!

hot corn dip with cream cheese in a white pie plate garnished with green onions and red and green diced bell peppers. The plate rests on a wooden cutting board and corn chips are sprinkled to the side

Hot Corn Dip with Cream Cheese

Last updated on August 31st, 2023 Fresh summer sweet corn tastes amazing in this creamy, cheesy hot corn dip loaded with corn, red and green bell peppers, cream cheese and sharp cheddar cheese. Grab a chip and dig in! There is nothing quite like fresh sweet corn in the summer, […]

marinated asparagus in a white decorative serving dish with lemon wedges on the side

Marinated Asparagus

Last updated on August 31st, 2023 Quick and easy marinated asparagus is a zesty and delicious springtime side dish or healthy afternoon snack.  One of the things I love about springtime, besides the arrival of warmer weather, is the availability of fresh produce. Yes, I know we live in a […]

hand removing a cheese straw from a bowl

Homemade Cheese Straws

Last updated on June 16th, 2023 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 […]

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

Bacon Cheeseburger Stuffed French Bread

Last updated on September 9th, 2023 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 […]

Three crab stuffed shrimp and a fork on a teal plate.

Crab Stuffed Shrimp

Last updated on April 2nd, 2023 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. […]