Grilled Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

These grilled stuffed jalapeno peppers are the perfect appetizer when hosting an outdoor BBQ! Make them ahead of time and when your guests arrive toss them on the grill for a few minutes!  They are no muss and a lot of fuss appetizer! Fuss = people are guaranteed to talk about how good they are!…

Da (Cherry) Bomb Appetizer

Don’t these cute little apps remind you of a “Cherry Bomb” firecracker? They carry the same kick too! These are always a hit among guests but warning them that a peppadew can be sweet and spicy is a must. Fear not – the goat and cream cheese filling cools it all down. And the chive…

Pumpernickel Crostini with Smoked Salmon

These mini crostinis with smoked salmon are so delicious! They are perfect on a spring or summer day. They are a salty, crunchy and so flavorful. Serve them as a side item for brunch or as an early evening appetizer. Pairing them with a glass of crisp white wine wouldn’t be the worst thing either….

Candied Bacon Crisp

These Candied Bacon Crisps are a real crowd pleaser. What’s also great – they are made with just 3 ingredients!  What’s also great – 2 of those ingredients are bacon and brown sugar.

Sopressata Wrapped Asparagus

This Sopressata Wrapped Asparagus appetizer is made with only 3 ingredients. Quick, easy and tasty! Ingredients Asparagus Sopressata 1 crescent roll can Cut asparagus tips to approximately 3 inches in length. Cut sopressata slices in half. Roll crescent dough into a rectangle and cut into 2 inch strips. Wrap sopressata around asparagus then wrap crescent dough…

Crispy Buffalo Chicken Wings

Is there anything better than a good, crispy chicken wing? Is there anything worse than a chewy, slimey wing? When my mother casually mentioned that she makes “a good chicken wing” – I laughed. First, because she has never been one to boast about her cooking (which is amazing). Second, because I had never heard…

Thai Chili Shrimp Tempura

Do you ever go to a restaurant and think – this appetizer is so good – there is no way I could ever make this at home? This is one of those appetizers.

Perfectly Steamed Shrimp

When I mentioned to my mother that we should post this recipe her respond was, “Why? It’s so easy.” And she’s right – except it’s also easy to overcook shrimp which then makes them tough and also hard to peel. So here is our sure-fire way to make Perfectly Steamed Shrimp. Ingredients 1 pound Gulf…