Loaded Potato Skins

If you follow me at all you can probably tell that my mind is on football and appetizers. Yes, my Buffalo Bills lost the other day but it was a great run! Cannot be unhappy with how far they went this year. We are in an appetizer for dinner phase right now at our house….

Asian Chicken Lettuce Cups

Several times over the past few years we have ordered Asian Lettuce Cups while out to eat as an appetizer. Every time we think we should make these at home. They are fairly simple to make and we made them back in 2017 based off a recipe on Food. com (click for link to original…

More Super Bowl Sunday Recipes

Today we will see if our beloved Buffalo Bills make it to the Super Bowl. I am just amazed they have made it this far! Twenty-five years ago was the last time they made the playoffs. To be a Buffalo Bills fan is to be a true fan of the sport and the team. It…

5 Dishes for Super Bowl Sunday

Is your American football team still in the hunt to play on Super Bowl Sunday? Whether they are or not you are going to want to start thinking about snacks for the big game. If you want something lighter and tastier the veggie pizza is perfect, there is a hot dip, a veggie and meat…

Italian Sausage Crostini

When we are doing our big cook for holidays we like to have little bites instead of one big meal. This allows us to snack as we go rather than sitting down to a meal all at once. We had a package of Italian sausage in the freezer that we wanted to use and weren’t…

Cheese & Sausage Balls

Still on the finger foods for meals. These with some scrambled or fried eggs? Awesome and super simple to make. Want them as a simple bite with a salad or fresh veggie platter? Delicious! When I saw this recipe for “Sausage Crescent Cheese Balls” on Pillsbury.com (click for link to original recipe) I knew I…

Tomato Pesto Roll-ups and Roast Beef Horseradish Roll-Ups

This is the week we make super easy meals in our house. We bake cookies, clean, and continue to decorate, watch Christmas movies, and the drag my son through online school. Senior-itis is settling in before Christmas break and he still has 2 more college applications to complete before January 1st. So, our meals are…

Sweet ‘n’ Tangy Little Smokies

My family would vote hands down that this is their favorite appetizer. It is so simple yet so flavorful. I make them 2-3 times a year. This is one of our favorite ways to serve them. They can stay warm in the slow cooker until they are served. So simple! Verdict: Sweet and Tangy says…

Southwest Eggrolls

We are continuing our appetizer recipes. These tasty eggrolls have a delicious slightly spicy taste. They are the thing my kids will seek out at parties and for meals if they see them. Anything wrapped in an eggroll wrapper and fried or baked some how seems more fun, doesn’t it? Verdict: These are so easy…

Garlic Shrimp Dip

We cannot go out to in restaurants, go to parties, or happy hours right now. So, we are making meals special by doing all the foods we love from these places at home. What does that mean? Lots of appetizer meals. You know those little noshy bites you seek out at the parties? Make them…

Blackened Shrimp Nachos

We love nachos for dinner. On busy nights or nights no one really wants to cook it is some chips, cheese, onions, and a meat. Then we pile all the toppings we each like on top of our plates. Don’t like onions? Leave them off. Want extra hot sauce? Go for it! Verdict: These nachos…

Simple Cheeseburger Sliders

As of Wednesday Michigan is moving back down a level in the Covid fight. They are suspending high school, eating in restaurants, no movies, bowling, and elementary schools are at the discretion of the district. If your job can be done from home you are to stay home. I was able to play bells on…