Tag: appetizer

Pulled Pork Quesadillas

Quesadilla filled with pulled pork and cheddar cheese cut into 4 slices that are stacked on a cutting board. Behind the quesadilla slices is a small bowl of sour cream and a small pile of tortilla chips.

A fun way to use leftover pulled pork, these quesadillas are filled with your favorite salsa and melty cheese. Great as a meal or appetizer!

70 Recipes With Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce

Collage of foods: Soup, fish with a side of guacamole, steak on top of mashed potatoes and asparagus with sauce being spooned onto it, tostadas, sliced steak with sauce on top, sauce in a jar, and tacos. Text in the center of the image says, "70 recipes using chipotle peppers in adobo sauce"

Got a can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce for that one recipe and don’t know what to do with the rest? Step 1: Freeze them! Step 2: Check out this list of 70 recipes!

Pulled Pork BBQ Naan Flatbread

A small flatbread pizza topped with cheeses and pulled pork on a cutting board. In the background is a second flatbread on a cutting board.

A quick and easy flatbread with tangy BBQ sauce is a great way to use leftover pulled pork. Naan bread makes a quick flatbread crust. Great as an appetizer or a meal, and ready in under 30 minutes.

Fried Onion Petals

These fried onion petals have a crispy, crunchy exterior with a zesty flavor. They make a great side to go with burgers or dogs, or get creative and add them to your burger. I love a good onion ring, but onion petals are slightly easier to make because they’re smaller and easier to manage when

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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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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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Buffalo Chicken Wontons

Buffalo chicken wontons

These were an experiment on Super Bowl Sunday. I made buffalo chicken dip, and I had a pack of wonton wrappers in the freezer that I’d been wanting to use. So why not fill the wonton wrappers with the dip and fry them? A couple of notes about this recipe: There was an air gap

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo chicken dip is one of my favorite things to make for a party. I have a few variations I make, including this one. I think this version I made is my favorite so far. I made it for the Super Bowl last weekend. My boyfriend isn’t really into buffalo sauce, but he couldn’t stop

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Italian Chicken & Spinach Dip

Italian chicken & spinach dip

One of my friends hosted a potluck brunch last weekend. This was originally supposed to be a filling for crescent roll spirals similar to these buffalo chicken spirals I made before. That turned out to be a disaster. I spread the filling onto the crescent roll dough, rolled it up. and it didn’t hold up

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Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

I’ve been having some trouble with my lower oven, and I finally had a repair person out yesterday because I’m at the end of my troubleshooting abilities. Of course I could’t get it to replicate the problem when the repair person was at my house. Last time it happened, I was cooking bacon in the

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