Category: Appetizers

Thanksgiving Recipes – Recipe Ideas for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

These delicious Thanksgiving recipes are the ultimate way to show thanks to your family and friends! Planning the ultimate Thanksgiving dinner just got easier with the help of these delicious recipe ideas. For my family, Thanksgiving has always been about each person bringing over their favorite recipe creation.  Both of my parents passed away in the last few years,…

30+ Awesome Ham Recipes

Glazed Ham

In honor of National Glazed Spiral Ham Day, I am bringing to you 15 awesome Ham Recipes for you to enjoy! Ham makes a great special occasion dinner, but it also usually means lots of left overs. Put them to good use with these great recipes to celebrate this tasty National Day. Fun Ham Facts I love that so…

Patriotic Recipe Ideas

These Patriotic recipe ideas will get your holiday entertaining off to a great start. The Fourth of July is such a fun time to have friends over.  Many people have the day off, so it gives us a chance to entertain in the middle of the week during the day, which is always fun. These patriotic…

The Best Halloween Recipes – For Great Spook Appeal

Celebrate the holidays, spooky style, with these great Halloween recipes. All of the holiday seasons have great appeal for interesting recipes, but Halloween seems to be my favorite.  I love some of the ways that normal recipe ingredients can come together to delight both young and old with ghoulish, spooky appeal. This collection of Halloween recipes…

Pumpkin Recipes for Thanksgiving

Round up of Pumpkin Recipes from Soup to Drinks!

It is that time of the year. The pumpkins are everywhere and it’s time to think of new and tasty ways to use them after the carving is done and it’s time to think ahead to Thanksgiving. These pumpkin recipes are the perfect way to use up those pumpkins after you finish carving them! Round…

Candy Cane Cream Cheese Spread

Candy Cane Cream Cheese Spread

This festive cream cheese spread will put your party goers in a great mood. The spread is shaped like a candy cane but won’t stay that way long! This recipe has been shared from McCormick. Candy Cane Cream Cheese Spread   Save Print Ingredients 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened ¼ cup (1/2…

Pigs in a Pilgrim Hat Thanksgiving Recipe

Pigs in a Pilgrim Hat

Printable Recipe:  Pigs in a Pilgrim Hat These cute Pilgrim hats are a variation on the old “pigs in a blanket” appetizer, except in this case the pigs are all dressed up for Thanksgiving. The recipe is fun and easy to do.   The original recipe that I found used bologna and hot dogs.  I adapted…

Mini Christmas Pizzas

Mini Christmas Pizzas

What could be more fun that pizza at Christmas time?  Why, Mini Christmas pizzas, I think!  Use your cookie cutters to turn an ordinary pizza into a special treat. I found these adorable pizzas on Rhodes, and thought I would give them a go. These sweet mini pizzas are perfect for your Christmas buffet table. …

Beer Cheese Stuffed Pretzel for Oktoberfest

Beer Cheese Stuffed Pretzel for Oktoberfest

Celebrate Oktoberfest and National Pretzel Day with these Beer and cheese stuffed pretzels from Pillsbury.  Ready in just 30 minutes!  Ingredients 1 can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated classic pizza crust 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz) 1 egg 1 bottle (12 oz) stout beer 1/4 cup baking soda 1 teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea)…

Turkey Veggie Platter

Turkey Veggie Platter

This is the time of the year when the pounds get packed on with all the holiday eating.  This cute centerpiece of veggies still has a Thanksgiving flair but none of the empty calories from sugary concoctions. Ingredients: Romaine or leaf lettuce 1 cucumber, sliced 1 red bell pepper 1 yellow bell pepper 1 green…