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Pretzel Bites with Beer Cheese Sauce

Homemade pretzel bites are the perfect dippers for this tangy, rich beer cheese sauce. This is a perfect party appetizer recipe for a crowd. Looking for a hot appetizer to serve a crowd? These homemade pretzel bites with beer cheese sauce are always a hit. Making these starts with a quick, easy pretzel dough that …

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Avocado, Mango and Pineapple Salsa

Avocado, Mango and Pineapple Salsa is a delightful celebration of contrasts: Creamy avocado, sweet mango, tangy pineapple, spicy jalapeno. Five days until Christmas. Four shopping days left. Three days until we leave to visit family for the holiday. Two days until The Nutcracker touring show my daughter, Paige, is in wraps for the season. One …

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Citrus Garlic Marinated Olives

Robust citrus flavors and woodsy rosemary combine to give these Citrus Garlic Marinated Olives a lovely, bright flavor. This is a great make-ahead recipe for entertaining. Friends coming over, birthdays being celebrated, Thanksgiving, family visiting. We’re in that unusual time of the year when all sorts of parties and events converge. Add in my daughter’s …

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Salami Antipasto Wonton Appetizers

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MargheritaItalianMeats #CollectiveBias  Crispy baked wonton cups are the perfect vessel for these easy make-ahead Salami Antipasto Wonton Appetizers. The combination of savory salami, sharp cheese, sweet roasted red peppers, meaty artichoke hearts and salty kalamata olives is a …

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Shrimp Satay with Peanut Dipping Sauce

With a rich marinade, these Thai-inspired Shrimp Satay with Peanut Dipping Sauce are easy to serve, easy for guests to grab and enjoy and easy to love. We’re not supposed to pick favorites. Not for our human kids, perhaps not for our fur kids and definitely not for books or recipes. But for the latter …

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Rosemary Garlic Whipped Ricotta Crostini with Prosciutto

Easy but impressive, this recipe for Rosemary Garlic Whipped Ricotta Crostini with Prosciutto can be mostly made ahead, freeing you up to enjoy your guests. When I started working on The Easy Appetizer Cookbook, I spent time thinking about what dishes I would want to serve to guests. What kinds of food make guests go …

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Black Bean, Tomato, Avocado and Cotija Cheese Dip

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #idaretodip #daretodip #CollectiveBias Meaty beans, salty cheese, creamy avocado and good tomatoes. This Black Bean, Tomato, Avocado and Cotija Cheese Dip is a cinch to make and perfect for parties. Perhaps even the spooky ones right around the …

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