Beer and Cheese Dip

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The weekend is almost here so get a head start, grab a few ingredients and make this super delicious and easy dip. It's smooth and creamy and great for dipping chips, pretzels and veggies. and if you make a double batch it's really great the next day cold on a bagel, trust … [Read more...]

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Cheesy Olive Crostini

Cheesy Olive Crostini @createdbydiane

Here is just one more way to enjoy olives, other than sticking them on the ends of your fingers. Fess up , you do that don't you? I do, it's one of my favorite ways to eat them. I recall sitting at the dinner table as a kid putting all the olives on my fingers and now I get to do it any time I … [Read more...]

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Mexican French Bread Pizza

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French Bread Pizza gets an updated twist. Crusty French Bread gets slathered with refried beans and topped with some taco favorites. A great appetizer, snack or main dish everyone will be asking you to make more of these. Perfect for parties and get togethers. They can be assembled ahead of time … [Read more...]

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Proscuitto and Cantaloupe Appetizers

Proscuitto and Cantaloupe #food #appetizer @createdbydiane

Did  you ever have one of those day, when all you want to do is lay by the pool and have someone bring you something to eat and drink? I sure do! Well no one brought me this, I made it all by myself and you can to, but then put in on a pretty platter and hop on a lounge chair and pretend … [Read more...]

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French Bread Pizza

French Bread Pizza @createdbydiane

The other day I was thinking I haven't had French Bread Pizza since well....forever I recall my brother and I getting some in the frozen section of the grocery store. It was perfect for quick food on the go, running around from practices to games and wherever else we teenagers we busy … [Read more...]

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Chocolate Cheese and Wine

Chocolate Cheese and Wine with Brookside Chocolates @createdbydiane

I'm all about snacking I just love salty and sweet together I really love chocolate and cheese together and it never hurts to have wine with it too. I've had Brookside Dark Chocolate Acai with Blueberry pieces before and now that I've tried their Raspberry and Pomegranate flavors too, I … [Read more...]

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Thai Peanut Dip

Thai Peanut Dip

I am a true chip person I buy bags and bags of chips each week I think I'll have to join a support group soon. Everyone at the grocery store thinks I'm alwasy having a party, sadly no, they are usually just for me! Except this day. This day others where here and the dip was … [Read more...]

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Cranberry Brie and Walnut Pizza Bites

Cranberry Brie and Walnut Pizza Bites @createdbydiane

I just love grab and go appetizers. You know, they aren't all fussy and falling apart when you take one and the first bite in crumbles all over you. Yeah, I like this type, all snuggled up and delicious. They have a wonderful savory taste along with a nice kick from the … [Read more...]

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Apple Pie Dip

Apple Pie Dip

The Holidays will be approaching fast. No better time to have a brand new dip recipe ready to go, right? This dip is easy to whip up so you won't be late to the party! This takes apple pie to a whole new level. No waiting for dessert time to enjoy this one, it's great with potato … [Read more...]

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Cilantro Lime Salmon Appetizer

Cilantro Lime Salmon Appetizer @createdbydiane

The weather has been so hot I feel like a fish! Really I hardly want to get out of the pool for anything. t's been over 100 degrees for over a week and as high as 110. I did get out of the pool to make these. But I did spend time in the pool while the salmon was smoking on the … [Read more...]

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Stuffed Jalapeno Bread with Bacon

Stuffed Jalapeno Bread with Bacon

I'm not going to tell you how good this is... or how easy it is to make.... or how I want to eat this everyday... I'm just going to leave it up to you to decide how quickly you can gather these items and get it in the oven :)   Start with a large loaf of bread, this is french … [Read more...]

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Antipasto Appetizer

Antipasto Pasta Salad

Summer is in full swing here and that means at the drop of a hat I will be whipping up some things to take with us with no advance notice, this Antipasto Appetizer is just perfect for times like that. Antipasto (Antipasti-plural) means before the meal. Perfect. I just love snacking before … [Read more...]

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