Category Archives: Appetizers/Munchies

Mini Meat and Cheese Crescent Roll Munchies

ALDI has this pretty neat assortment tray of pepperoni and salami and stuff wrapped around bits of cheese. Perfect for parties, right? Of course, but… I had bought a tray for a family gathering, figuring that the kids would demolish … Continue reading

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Toffee Bugles

Sometime around the holidaze (quite) a few years back, I was introduced to the goodness that is Caramel Puff Corn, also known by some of my friends as ‘Corn Crack!’ – because you cannot stop eating it. I went looking … Continue reading

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Parfait! Caramel Puff Corn

Also known as “Corn Crack” by some friends, because they simply cannot stop eat it; this really is a perfect, and perfectly simple to make, snack for most any time. A large, non-stick pan (I love my Copper Chef) and … Continue reading

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Grape Jelly Meatballs

New Year’s Eve, at last! And, while this year, we will gather remotely, we still want to have a tasty munchie or twelve while we shove 2020 to the curb. How about some meatballs? This classic recipe shouldn’t work, but … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Sausage Balls

I was looking through my emails, and one from the nice folk at Southern Living immediately screamed “Thanksgiving Munchies!” at me. I didn’t even change that much of the recipe when I made it. Well… OK, I used sweet Italian … Continue reading

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Asparagus in Puff Pastry

When I came across this recipe, from the nice folk at Food Network, I knew it would be just the thing to serve to a couple of friends coming over for a small, socially distanced Saturday evening. And, I was … Continue reading

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Deviled Ham Spread

Sometimes, you go back to the past and rediscover stuff that is so good, it makes you (well, me, anyway) wonder, “why haven’t I made this more often?” Such is the case with this deviled ham spread – which I … Continue reading

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Garlic Butter Peanuts

Who knew? I had come across a 1960’s recipe for lobster curry, and it looked halfway decent! But… while, yes, the lobster curry looked tempting, the two toppings to serve with the curry looked even more so. Which brings me … Continue reading

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Pimiento Cheese and Deviled Eggs

Hmmm… Pimiento cheese or deviled eggs for munchies? Hey! Why not Pimiento Cheese Deviled Eggs? I wish I could say that this was a new and unique (and totally my) idea; but that would be a lie – this concept … Continue reading

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Sausage & Beer Queso

There are times when nothing but a nice, ooey gooey pot of queso will do. And a small, socially distanced gathering of friends and family for a holidaze dinner seemed the perfect time to take a new version, from the … Continue reading

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