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.

Love the guac served at Babalu Tapas & Tacos? Give this easy guacamole recipe a try! Ripe avocacos, sun-dried tomatoes and lime juice create fresh flavors.

Babalu Guacamole

Love the guac? Give this easy guacamole recipe a try! Ripe avocacos, sun-dried tomatoes and lime juice create fresh flavors. Babalu Tapas & Tacos is a restaurant that has been spreading across the Southeast, but the very first location opened right here in Jackson, Mississippi.  As soon as you are seated, […]

four fried green tomatoes on a grey plate with a platter of fried green tomatoes in the background

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried green tomatoes are a Southern food favorite. Sliced green tomatoes are are coated with flour, dipped in eggs, and then finally dredged in cornmeal coating before frying to a light golden brown. Fried green tomatoes are synonymous with Southern cooking, but truth is, they likely didn’t originate here. You […]

Bite-sized mini muffuletta sandwiches are loaded with sliced meat, cheese, and salty olive salad. These appetizers are loaded with a taste of New Orleans.

Mini Muffuletta Sandwiches

Bite-sized mini muffuletta sandwiches are loaded with sliced meat, cheese, and salty olive salad. These appetizers are loaded with a taste of New Orleans. I’m not gonna lie.  I don’t care who wins the Super Bowl.  I’m not a big NFL watcher.  Or a big football watcher.  Okay, so I’m […]

oven baked chicken wings

Honey Balsamic Chicken Wings

These yummy, finger-licking oven baked chicken wings get their sticky sweet flavor from a mix of honey, balsamic vinegar, and soy sauce. Chicken wings always seems to be a popular go-to item for football games. The Carnivore Husband LOVES chicken wings. The hotter the better. I could take them or leave them and you […]

crawfish beignets

Crawfish Beignets with Cajun Dipping Sauce

Looking for crawfish recipes? Crawfish meat is fritter fried into crispy golden “beignets” and served with a spicy dipping sauce. The onset of warmer weather means one thing to my husband – it’s crawfish season!  I would venture to say it’s the husband’s favorite time of year; maybe even more […]