Rum Raisin Goat Cheese Bites

Baked or Fried wonton appetizers filled with California Raisins, goat cheese and walnuts @createdbydiane

Having easy and delicious appetizer recipes that can be made in minutes is key. These Rum Raisin Goat Cheese Bites can be baked or fried, and will be ready for your party in minutes. I love when there are options, not too man! But I'm pretty decisive. I either love it or hate it, … [Read more...]

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How to make Hummus

how to make hummus @createdbydiane

Snacking is my all time favorite thing to do. I just have to have lots of options available at all times! Are you like that? Do you stock up on things, just in cast? I like to have a few essentials on hand at all times. There is no real reason why some of these are on the list, they … [Read more...]

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Deviled Egg Dip

deviled egg dip from @createdbydiane #appetizer

I just LOVE how versatile eggs are, they go from breakfast to snacks to just about everything in between. I use LOTS and LOTS of eggs each week. In cooking and baking and my family loves hard boiled eggs. I also have one who is a deviled egg fanatic...really he will eat then as soon as … [Read more...]

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Avocado Buttermilk Ranch Dip

Buttermilk Ranch Dip from @createdbydiane

If you like ranch flavor, just wait until you give this recipe a try. It may just know your socks off. October is here and Halloween is out and about in all the stores, there will be parties and get togethers left and right. This is one fun and delicious dip, that will be great with … [Read more...]

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Beer Battered Chicken with Sriracha Aioli

EASY Beer Battered Chicken with Sriracha Aioli @createdbydiane

Crispy, crunchy, chicken! Come on...you know you want some. One of the best parts about this Beer Battered chicken is how EASY it is to make. In no time at all you can serve up this crispy chicken that will get RAVE reviews. If I told you, you only need three ingredients to make this … [Read more...]

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Avocado Onion Dip

homemade avocado onion dip made with caramelized onions @createdbydiane

  Need a quick easy and delicious appetizer, Today we are going to make the ago...old classic onion dip....a whole new way! No packages of seasons here, just real ingredients. How does that sound? This would be great for game day, to enjoy while lounging this weekend or as an … [Read more...]

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Avocado Cream Cheese Wonton Recipe

avocado-cream-cheese-wontons-appetizer-recipe-@createdbydiane

  This is one appetizer that you will want to put at the top of you list to make. And don't wait for some special occasion, trust me, you will want to make these PRONTO! They are crunchy, creamy and delicious. All the necessary components to a great appetizer if you ask … [Read more...]

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Wine and Cheese Appetizers

wine and cheese appetizer recipes from @createdbydiane

I love appetizers, is it just me or do you some times want to make a whole meal out of them? I don't think I'm alone. The next time you are in need of a really great appetizer... you HAVE to try this. Was that too pushy? Sorry. I get a little pushy when I LOVE something. These were … [Read more...]

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Beer and Cheese Dip

Beer and Cheese Dip @createdbydiane.jpg

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

Mexican french Bread Pizza from @createdbydiane.jpg

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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