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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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Grilled Oysters

Grilled 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 some friends. They took us out to a seafood restaurant that was known for […]

Boudin balls are a combination of cooked rice, pork, onions, green peppers, and seasonings rolled in panko breadcrumbs and fried until golden brown.

Boudin Balls

Boudin balls are a combination of cooked rice, pork, onions, green peppers, and seasonings rolled in panko breadcrumbs and fried until golden brown. While preparing this post, I found this quote on the Southern Foodways Alliance website that sums up the mystery that is boudin perfectly. “I figure that about 80 […]

Sweet honey lends just the right amount of sweetness to smoky and spicy chipotle peppers in this recipe for honey chipotle chicken drumsticks.

Honey Chipotle Chicken Drumsticks

Sweet honey lends just the right amount of sweetness to smoky and spicy chipotle peppers in this recipe for honey chipotle chicken drumsticks. The first time I ever tried chipotle peppers in adobo (I think it was in this pimento cheese recipe), I knew I had to find a way […]

Not your traditional black eyed peas recipe. These black eyed pea cakes are loaded with bell peppers, herbs and spices and fried until golden brown.

Black Eyed Pea Cakes

This is not your traditional black eyed peas recipes. These black eyed pea cakes are loaded with bell peppers, herbs and spices and fried until golden brown. It never fails, unless The Husband is running around at work with his hair on fire he will always call or text me […]

Bacon Tomato Basil Crostini

Bacon, Tomato Basil Crostini

Bacon, Tomato Basil Crostini combines toasted seasoned crostini topped with smooth basil and bacon cream cheese and a slice of juicy fresh tomato. This is the time of year I love the most.  The crickets make their appearance at dusk and their symphony is so loud they drown out every […]