Appetizers

Recipes for appetizers, tapas, hors d’oeuvres, and small plates.

Twice-Cooked Chicken Wings are crispy, tender, and juicy without the extra fat of frying.
Appetizers, Cheese Recipes, Chicken Recipes

Twice-Cooked Chicken Wings Recipe

 

Twice-Cooked Chicken Wings might just change your mind about those fat-laden fried wings. The secret is in the simple 2-step cooking method and the coating mix which produces a crispy, yet tender and juicy batch of oven-baked chicken wings.

Crispy baked potato slabs are loaded with all of your favorite potato skin flavors.
Appetizers, Bacon Recipes, Cheese Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Potato Recipes, Side Dishes

Baked Potato Slabs Recipe

 

Baked Potato Slabs take potato skins to a new level. The secret is in the method and the delicious herb butter. Perfect for a party appetizer or side dish.

Enjoy delicious baked gluten-free chicken fingers without guilt.
Appetizers, Chicken Recipes, Main Dishes

Gluten-Free Chicken Fingers Recipe

 

Gluten-free chicken fingers are packed with all the flavor you love from the fast food joints, but better for you. Oven-baked and easy as pie to make.

Garlic mushroom puffs are a gourmet appetizer that is amazingly simple to make.
Appetizers, Bacon Recipes, Bread Recipes, Cheese Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Mushroom Recipes, Spinach Recipes, Tomato Recipes

Garlic Mushroom Puffs Recipe

 

Garlic mushroom puffs are loaded with flavor, but that’s not the best part about them. Make them the day before you need them, then pop them into the oven to bake for your get-together. They look and taste gourmet, but are so easy to make thanks to frozen puff pastry.

Flavorful mini meatballs with mushrooms serve as an entree or appetizer.
Appetizers, Beef Recipes, Main Dishes, Mushroom Recipes, Sausage Recipes

Mini Meatballs Recipe

 

 Meatballs are not just for spaghetti, as you well know. These mini-meatballs may be served as an entree over rice, noodles, couscous, biscuits, or mashed potatoes. They also work well as a cocktail appetizer for your next party. Use any leftovers as a basis for a quick soup or stew, […]

Less expensive smoked salmon dip is a hit at parties.
Appetizers, Cheese Recipes, Salmon Recipes

Smoked Salmon Dip Recipe

 

 I love smoked salmon, but my check book is not quite so fond of it. When I splurge on it, I like to enjoy it in all its unadulterated glory. However, I do love a good salmon dip, but the pre-made stuff in the tub just doesn’t do it for […]

Make mouth-watering spinach artichoke dip in your crockpot.
Appetizers, Artichoke Recipes, Cheese Recipes, Crockpot Recipes, Spinach Recipes

Spinach and Artichoke Dip Recipe

 

 If you need something quick and easy for your next party or gathering, you can’t go wrong with spinach artichoke dip. This version is made in the crockpot and goes together in a snap. It’s hassle-free and guaranteed leftover-free. Your guests will scarf it up in a flash! The Author […]

Small plate of lightly-dressed shrimp is popular in Venice cicchetti bars.
Appetizers, Salad Recipes, Seafood Recipes, Shrimp Recipes

Venetian Shrimp with Garlic Recipe

 

 For a quick go-to meal, you can’t go wrong with shrimp. This is a light, yet satisfying meal popular in Venice bars that serve small plates (cicchetti), and it only takes about 15 minutes to make. Best of all, it’s a great choice for those on heart-healthy and diabetic diets, […]