Appetizers

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Crispy Baked Parmesan Green Beans

Crispy baked parmesan green beans. I was looking for some side dish recipes on Food Network, but nothing really hit the spot for me. I did see a few recipes with green beans, but who loves plain old green beans? If you nodded your head, more power to you but […]

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No-Knead Dutch Oven Bread

When you hear easy recipe, do you always believe it? Well this no-knead dutch oven bread is just 4 ingredients and 5 minutes of work so you can decide. Who doesn’t love the smell of bread? It might actually be my favorite smell on the planet, but it’s something I […]

Skillet Nachos

Skillet Nachos

Skillet nachos. It’s Memorial Day Weekend! One of the biggest grilling weekends of the year! So why am I sharing some nachos? Well they are great for a party or if you want something super easy. And these skillet nachos can be finished in under 30 minutes. I mean who […]

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Baked Mac and Cheese Bites

If you love macaroni and cheese, but want something in bite-sized form for a delicious appetizer, these baked mac and cheese bites are for you. If you follow this blog at all, you might be wondering… another mac and cheese recipe? Don’t worry, I’ve got plenty more left in the […]

Corned Beef Poutine with Guinness Gravy

Corned beef poutine with Guinness gravy. So St. Patrick’s Day has passed but you might have some leftovers am I right? Well what’s better to make than some corned beef poutine with Guinness gravy. Poutine is one of those comfort dishes for me that I just don’t have very often, […]

Vietnamese Chicken Wings (Pok Pok)

These simple Vietnamese chicken wings consists of some fish sauce, sugar and loads of crispy garlic. The Super Bowl is tomorrow! Fun fact – last year Americans ate 1.33 billion chicken wings on Super Bowl Sunday. Yes you heard that right… 1.33 billion!!! With that in mind, I’ve wanted to […]

Pizza Pretzels

Made with pretzels, pepperoni and cheese, these 4 ingredient pizza pretzels are the easiest appetizer you can make and will leave people wanting more. The Super Bowl is almost here which means we’re almost done sharing appetizer ideas! When I think of easy, these pizza pretzels are definitely at the […]

Garlic Shrimp and Avocado Crostini

Garlic shrimp and avocado crostini. In continuing the theme of appetizers/snacksĀ leading up to the Super Bowl, I’m sharing this simple, but tasty garlic shrimp and avocado crostini. Why shrimp you ask? Well because my Grandmother was at the party and anytime she’s around I have to make shrimp! I think […]

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Rosemary Hummus

This hummus is made from canned chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, paprika, cumin, lemon juice, salt, garlic and you guessed it – fresh rosemary. It makes for a great appetizer for a party. I am always curious where recipes originate from and I had assumed it was Greek as that’s the […]

Easy Beer Bread

Easy beer bread. Who doesn’t love quick and easy recipes? I mean that’s my goal in cooking – to find something that doesn’t take much effort to make but is delicious. And this really couldn’t be easier. So what makes beer bread work? Well beer and bread have a common […]