Category: Appetizers, Snacks, & Small Bites

35 Amazing & Unique Pie Recipes

Collage of various pies with text that says 35 amazing and unique pies

Pi day is next week, and I’m starting to scheme what kinds of pies to make. If you’re also looking for a pi day pie, this collection has 35 nontraditional pie recipes that will definitely be a big hit on pi day. There’s no bake pie, pot pie, slab pie, boozy pie, hand pie, vegetarian

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Homemade Stromboli

Homemade stromboli cut into slices on a platter with marinara sauce in a ramekin.

This stromboli recipe is great for a weeknight dinner, especially if you make the dough ahead of time. Typically stromboli includes pepperoni, salami, and ham, but this is also a great way to use up sandwich meat and cheese at the end of the week. You can also customize the herbs and spices you use

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Warm Onion & Cheddar Dip

I was making braised short rib risotto on Christmas, but wanted to put out some snacks beforehand. I had a Costco cheese flight that everyone has been raving about (yes, it was amazing), along with some salami and cherry honey. I thought a warm dip would be nice to serve, too, but this was a

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Cranberry & Gouda Bites

Round crescent rolls topped with gouda cheese and cranberry sauce, on a plate

This was one of the appetizers I made last weekend when I was hosting my horseback riding club’s holiday party. I made the cranberry sauce the night before. This would also be a good use for leftover cranberry sauce from Thanksgiving. The cranberry sauce is the perfect combination of sweet and tart, and pairs nicely

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Parmesan & Garlic Crispy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Crispy roasted brussels sprouts on a serving platter with serving fork

I recently asked my social media followers for some recipe requests. One of the requests was for more vegetable recipes. I make veggies a good bit, but I’m not so great at remembering to write down the recipes so I remember to blog them. I’ll try to get better at that! I was out to

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Meatball Sub Sliders

Meatball sub sliders

This is another recipe from a horseback riding club potluck. The potlucks are almost always on a Friday evening, so I need a recipe that’s easy to do after a full day of work. These were very easy, and I even made a quick homemade tomato sauce to go with them. Not to sound like

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Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

I made these lettuce wraps for a light dinner the other night. The filling is similar to the sweet & spicy shrimp, but it’s not spicy. They would have been good with some crispy rice noodles. You could add some sriracha to these to give them a little kick. The flavor was great, but unfortunately

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Sweet & Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Sweet and spicy grilled shrimp

Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, which means I receive compensation if you make a purchase using the link (more information). I made these yesterday as a late lunch / early dinner. They also make a great appetizer, a filling for lettuce wraps, or skewers. If making them for dinner, they

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Tempura Mahi Mahi Sushi

Tempura Mahi Mahi sushi

I made mango salsa to go on top of grilled Mahi Mahi the other weekend, and I had some left over. I wasn’t quite in a taco mood yet, so I wanted to try something else with it. One of my friends came over for dinner when I made these. She said these had a

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Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa

My boyfriend went on a fishing trip last weekend and caught a ton of Mahi Mahi. I made this mango salsa to go with some of the grilled fish. Later in the week, I used it on tempura Mahi Mahi sushi. It’s also a good snack with tortilla chips. You could also put avocado in it,

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