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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.

two gray plates with oysters on toast sprinkled with Parmesan cheese, sliced green onions, glasses of white wine, a hand spooning an oyster onto a piece of bread

Oven Baked Oysters

Oven baked oysters are topped with a buttery mixture of garlic, herbs, and white wine and sprinkled with freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Several years ago, The Husband and I made a road trip to Louisiana to visit friends. They took us out to a seafood restaurant that was known for […]

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Boudin Balls

Boudin balls are a delicious Southern treat! Boudin sausage is rolled into meatballs, coated in Panko breadcrumbs and fried until golden brown. Serve with Comeback or Remoulade sauce for dipping. While preparing this post, I found this quote on the Southern Foodways Alliance website that sums up the mystery that is […]

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Southern Jezebel Sauce

Jezebel sauce is a sweet and spicy condiment that originated in the South. Serve as an appetizer over cream cheese or as a glaze over roasted meat. Jezebel. She’s one of history’s first bad girls. Wife of King Ahab, the Bible tells us she persuaded her husband to abandon God […]

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Texas Caviar [Cowboy Caviar]

Texas Caviar, also known as Cowboy Caviar, is a delicious an hearty salsa made of black beans, black eyed peas, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, olive oil and red wine vinegar. Grab a chips and dip in! If you consider yourself to be an aficionado of all things dips and salsa, I […]

Boiled Peanuts

Boiled peanuts are a unique Southern treat. Learn how to make this delightful snack yourself at home today. I never considered myself a peanut lover. Until the first time I tried really good boiled peanuts. Every year, The Husband and I take our boys and my mother-in-law to a huge […]