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.

Cheddar Biscuit Ham Sliders

Cheddar Biscuit and Ham Sliders

Cheddar bacon muffins are the base of these festive ham sliders. Salty ham is layered with creamy mustard cream cheese spread and spicy cranberry chutney. I’ve mentioned before that The Husband is an avid reader of Garden & Gun magazine. The front cover of their October / November featured these […]

spicy pickled okra

Spicy Pickled Okra

This spicy pickled okra recipe has a kick! It’s perfect as a garnishment for your Bloody Mary, on a meat and cheese plate, or just to snack on. I swear, if the zombie apocalypse ever comes to Mississippi and I have to grow my own food, I’m growing okra. Not […]

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Brandy Infused Mini Cheese Balls

Brandy Infused Mini Cheese Balls are made with tangy cheese, soft cream cheese and Brandy for a little kick. Chopped pecans give added crunch. Now that the weather is hot has warmed up, I’m spending a lot more time outdoors with my boys. It’s not unusual to find us on […]

This chicken meatballs recipe is the perfect appetizer! It's glazed in a sweet and sour mixture of bourbon, apricot preserves, mustard, and chili garlic sauce.

Chicken Meatballs with Apricot Bourbon Sauce

This chicken meatball recipe is the perfect appetizer! It’s glazed in a sweet and sour mixture of bourbon, apricot preserves, mustard, and chili garlic sauce. Just out of curiosity, I did a search of the word “bourbon” on my blog. Eleven of my recipes list bourbon as an ingredient. Wow, […]

Black Eyed Pea Hummus

Bacon and Black Eyed Pea Hummus

Hummus gets a Southern spin in this black eyed pea hummus seasoned with crispy bacon and cumin. Perfect for dipping pita, chips, or vegetables Saturdays used to be the day I brought out all the stops when it came to food. It was the day I reserved for trying out […]