Soft Pretzel Bites with Beer Cheese


We love our appetizers. My family makes a meal of appetizers every once in a while. These are one of our favorite small bites. The pretzels are soft and flavorful. You can make the dough without a bread maker but if you have one why not let it do all the timing and stirring? The…

Six Big Game Day Crowd Favorites!


Looking for something different to serve at your Super Bowl party? I have gathered some of our favorite recipes for appetizers and sweet treats that will satisfy everyone on your guest list! These Meatball Mozzarella Bites (click for link to recipe) are simple to make and make a large amount all at once! They will have…

Bisquick Sausage Balls


Getting ready for football games this weekend? We love football and appetizers in our house. I try to change them up each week adding one or two new ones to our usual staples of dips and wings.  When I read about the Sausage Balls I was a bit skeptical. I love sausage but Bisquick and…

A House Divided – Tale of Two Dips


I made these dips the other night as part of a “snacky” dinner in our house. Every once in a while we have veggies, crackers, cheese and a couple dips while we are having a movie night or playing a game together. We were playing “Apples to Apples” the Disney set while having our snacky…

Pulled Pork over Cheesy Fries


After two months my son has decided he likes being a vegetarian but he is not going to be as strict about it he has been. He wants to continue to avoid meat but will eat meat if that is what I serve. I am going to try to cook vegetarian or pescatarian most days…

Veggie Pizza Appetizer


Between now and Super Bowl Sunday I am planning on making and tasting quite a few appetizers.  For us New Year’s Eve and Super Bowl Sunday are all about the food.  Oh, and isn’t there a ball dropping and a game we are supposed to be paying attention to?  But, for us we start weeks…