Jalapeno Popper Cheese Empanadas

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The hardest part of any party, at least for me, is deciding on what appetizers to prepare. I like to have a variety of things to munch on but I don’t like to repeat them too often from party to party to keep the party alive. This week, I made Jalapeno Popper Cheese Empanadas. I shared them with some friends and they were a success.

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Crock Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings

Making your own sweet and sour sauce is easy and economical and starts with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. Don't be lured in by a jarred sauce - you've got this! All you need is some sugar, apple cider vinegar, ketchup, and a dash of soy sauce.

Making your own sweet and sour sauce is easy and economical and starts with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. Don’t be lured in by a jarred sauce – you’ve got this! All you need is some sugar, apple cider vinegar, ketchup, and a dash of soy sauce.

Spinach Puffs

Spinach Puffs make an easy and elegant appetizer for Holiday entertaining. These can be prepared a day or two in advance and then baked off just before the party. Ready in just 12 minutes, these Spinach Puffs make entertaining easy!

Spinach Puffs make an easy and elegant appetizer for Holiday entertaining. These can be prepared a day or two in advance and then baked off just before the party. Ready in just 12 minutes, these Spinach Puffs make entertaining easy!

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Jamaican Beef Patty

One of the best beef patties we've tried in our travels has been the Jamaican Beef Patty: spicy, savory and delicious. It makes a great meal, appetizer or snack.

Meat patties are most often credited to Jamaica. In actuality, Beef Patties are made throughout most of the English-speaking Caribbean. Each Island Nation’s recipe varies in whatever mixture of local spices is most popular in that part of the Caribbean. One of the best beef patties we’ve tried in our Caribbean …

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Traditional Diner-Style Onion Rings

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Every once in a while, I get some pretty insane cravings for onion rings. Aside from the typical fast food joints, we have no local outlet for getting some good old fashioned diner-style rings. My husband isn’t a fan of beer battered rings and I just like the texture of …

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Baked Goat Cheese Dip

Baked Goat Cheese Dip is quick and simple to make and is perfect for entertaining or as the appetizer for a date night meal.

Baked Goat Cheese Dip is quick and simple to make and is perfect for entertaining guests or as the prelude to your date night dinner. My husband and I always order something similar to this when we travel to Savannah, GA. One of our favorite tapas restaurants serves a baked cheese …

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Spicy Deviled Eggs

Looking for different ways to dress up deviled eggs to appease the spice lovers on your list? One simple way is with an Asian flair on this classic appetizer.

Since deviled eggs are a mainstay at our family gatherings, I’ve been trying to find new ways to dress them up to please the spice lovers in my family. This past weekend we tried an Asian style twist which my husband and our guests really loved — with Spicy Deviled …

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