Category Archives: Appetizers/Munchies

Parfait! Corn Queso

A little over a year ago, we were at my sister’s house and I made a hot corn, cheese, and pickled jalapeño dip for a gathering. It was very popular so, when casting about for a munchie at a last … Continue reading

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Parfait!! Soul Rolls

As we step into what is arguably the biggest munchies weekend in this country, I feel it is only right to give a shout out to one of the very favorite munchies I have ever set before a house full … Continue reading

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Hot Ham ‘n Cheeses Dip

See… I bought a ham for Christmas dinner and… well… we had a crap ton of very good pineapple basted honey ham leftover. What to do? Well, fortunately, there were still some holidaze events to attend to, so, why not … Continue reading

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Feta Pie

Whether for an appetizer course or lunch, this tasty little cheese pie will be a big hit with the folk you share it with. The only thing I will change the next time I make it will be to make … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Party Meatballs and Two Sauces (!)

As it happens, you don’t need panko or even plain bread crumbs to make very, very good meatballs. Ground oatmeal works a treat! “But where” you ask “am I to find ground oatmeal?” Y’know that big round box of oatmeal  … Continue reading

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Caramelized Onion Dip

One of the things my husband really does not care for is caramelized onions; so, when he sent me this recipe for a hot caramelized onion dip he’d found on the web at Sweet Paul Magazine, I was a bit … Continue reading

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Parfait! Caramel Puff Corn

First, let me just warn you that this stuff is wicked addictive, and one handful will not be enough. Fortunately, it is also wicked simple to toss together, and makes a nice holiday foodie gift (at least a gallon zipper … Continue reading

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Liverwurst Pâté

Wait, don’t go! This updated version of an old party standby is really, really good; and dead simple to toss together – just what you need at this time of the year! Spread on some crusty bread with mebbe a … Continue reading

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Bacon Cups With Deviled Egg Dip

I’m gonna start by saying that this recipe is just a bit tetchy – there is a lot of cooking spray application involved. But. Everything can be done well in advance of having folk over, so, when they have arrived, … Continue reading

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Mostarda With Dried Cherries and Apricots

This really lovely little concoction deserves real pride of place at your next gathering. Mostarda, an Italian mixture of mustard and wine and dried fruits has traditionally been used as a spread over meats – think your charcuterie board (and … Continue reading

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