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Honey Grilled Fresh Figs with Whipped Goat Cheese

Honey Grilled Figs with Whipped Goat Cheese and Balsamic Glaze - a foodie appetizer ready in just minutes. It's a must-make for fig season! * GoodieGodmother.com

Fresh figs are available for two short seasons each year – June and then August through October. Make the most of the season and experiment with easy, impressive recipes like these honey grilled fresh figs with whipped goat cheese! Bless the Godfather’s patience for walking around a grocery store with me. The produce section is especially dangerous as when I spot things I’m particularly fond of, like Brussels sprouts and fresh figs,…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Breads/ Sauces and Condiments

Pretzel Bites with Green Chili Cheddar and Mustard Dipping Sauces

Pretzel bites are the perfect snack food! Easier to make than you'd think, you'll definitely want to add these pretzel bites with green chili cheddar and mustard dipping sauces to your next party menu. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

No matter what the occasion, pretzel bites are a hit at parties! They’re easier to make than you’d think, and you can get creative with dips! You’ll definitely want to add my pretzel bites with green chili cheddar and mustard dipping sauces to your next party menu.  This recipe came about in an interesting way… book club! The book club I’m in meets during the school year at various local…

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Boring Guacamole Recipe

Move along, folks. There's nothing to see here... I'll just take those chips, and that bowl of boring guacamole and sit quietly right over there... * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Move along, folks. There’s nothing to see here… I’ll just take those chips, and that bowl of boring guacamole and sit quietly right over there… For all the recipe experimentation I do, there are a few foods where I am a bit of a purist, and guacamole is one of them. It’s not that I don’t love to try different variations, but I always come back to my tried and true,…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Grilling and Barbecue

Chocolate Porter Grilled Chicken Wings

Chocolate porter grilled chicken wings are sweet and smoky with a hint of heat. A perfect unique grilled chicken wing recipe to enjoy this summer! * GoodieGodmother.com

Chocolate porter grilled chicken wings are sweet and smoky with a hint of heat. A perfect unique grilled chicken wing recipe to enjoy this summer!  I love pub food…the combination of a wide assortment of drinks, grilled and/or fried foods, and a good supply of napkins make up a fun environment for friends and family. And you know a good pub is worth coming back if your recommendation to others…

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Chimichurri Deviled Eggs

Chimichurri deviled egg recipe - a unique and flavorful deviled egg recipe with NO mayo that everyone loved!

No mayonnaise needed for this deviled egg recipe! Chimichurri deviled eggs are a unique deviled egg recipe perfect for parties and packed with loads of flavor and healthy fats!  It’s no secret that I grew up in the South… Florida… which is a funny mix of Southern and international influences, resulting in a very unique culture blend, especially when it comes to potluck parties! I noticed this most at church…

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Delicious Game Day Recipe Roundup!

Get ready to host any game day party with this collection of 30+ different game day recipes by some of my favorite food bloggers!

Planning a party for a big sporting event? I have some wonderful recipes right here on the Goodie Godmother site, but we all know variety is the spice of life or something like that, right? In the spirit of variety, I’ve curated a list of over 30 recipes from the food blogging world that caught my attention this month. The list includes everything from dips, to wings, rollups, and more.…

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Crab Jalapeno Popper Dip

The best crab jalapeno popper dip I've tried! Super cheesy with just the right amount of crab and kick - a perfect easy party appetizer. Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

If regions of the United States were to be described in dips, this one would be the mid-Atlantic. Cheesy, with a mild kick, crab seasoning, and of course, a generous serving of crab baked right in, this crab jalapeno popper dip has football party written all over it. I’m really bad at following professional football if we’re going to be honest, but I do love a good dip at a…

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Cheesy Chicken Fried Ravioli

Win MVP at your next party with these Cheesy Chicken Fried Ravioli! An easy party appetizer recipe with amazing flavor! Get the recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Cheesy chicken fried ravioli are perfect treats for game day parties or get togethers!  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KickUpTheFlavor #CollectiveBias The first words out of my husband’s mouth when he tried these cheesy chicken fried ravioli were “These aren’t leaving the house, are they?” I believe this is what we term a “win” in easy party appetizer recipes. …

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Ultimate Barbecue Tater Tot Nachos

The ULTIMATE appetizer - tater tot nachos! Look no further for your Super Bowl party. These are amazing!

I first heard of the totchos or tater tot nachos at a media event for the opening of a local grocery store, and my first thought was “YES!” because if you’re going to go all out for a cheat appetizer, why not use tater tots? Totchos started appearing at game day celebrations at our house because this is football, and family movie night, and casual party food. This recipe is basically…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Side Dishes

Easy Italian Salad Skewers

Keep the holidays simple with flavorful recipes like these Easy Italian Salad Skewers with a homemade balsamic glaze! Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com #NestleHoliday #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NestleHoliday #CollectiveBias The holidays can be so hectic, and I feel like I look for easy, no fuss, flavorful meals at this time of year more than any other. This recipe though, goes back almost a decade to when the Godfather and I were broke college sweethearts, then broke newlyweds and grad students. Date…

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Turkey Feta Spinach Meatballs {Gluten Free}

Gluten free turkey spinach feta meatballs with an easy lemon dipping sauce. Lower in fat than a classic meatball and loaded with natural protein. Includes a secret ingredient to keep the meatballs from drying out. ;)

You know that feeling when you need an appetizer dish for a potluck, you have less than two hours until you need to be there, you aren’t ready yet so a trip to the store is out of the question, and you don’t want to buy something because of course you signed up to bring something hot and not chips and salsa? That’s how this recipe came to exist in…

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Baked Brie with Fresh Cranberries

Baked brie is an impressive, yet easy holiday appetizer! This recipe tops the baked brie with a fresh cranberry balsamic compote that keeps you coming back for bite after bite!

Everyone has that one food that they imagine they could never give up, and mine is cheese. I love cheese, real cheese, and full fat creamy delicious cheese is one of my favorite guilty food pleasures. If I absolutely had to choose, I’d give up chocolate before cheese, in a heartbeat. I love cheese. And when it’s warm and melty and topped with a tangy fresh cranberry balsamic compote, I…

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