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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Sauces and Condiments

Black Garlic Hummus

With a rich, mellow garlic flavor, black garlic makes a fantastic addition to hummus. Enjoy black garlic hummus in just a few minutes as a tasty snack! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

With a rich, mellow garlic flavor, black garlic makes a fantastic addition to hummus. It’s easy to make black garlic hummus in just a few minutes as a healthy snack or appetizer!  You’re probably wondering what black garlic is and why we’re using something that looks burnt in hummus. While this Wikipedia article can help with loads of details and a history of black garlic, I’ll give you a quick…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow Cooker Guava Glazed Meatballs

Slow cooker guava glazed meatballs is a great dish to serve at parties! This recipe is a unique spin on traditional slow cooker meatball recipes. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Slow cooker guava glazed meatballs is a great dish to serve at parties! This recipe is a unique spin on traditional slow cooker meatball recipes.  The first time I truly understood the power of the slow cooker meatball as a powerhouse appetizer was at my baby sister’s rehearsal dinner. To keep costs down, they opted to have a casual rehearsal dinner with a mix of homemade and store-bought foods. I made…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Sauces and Condiments

Crazy Feta Dip Copycat Recipe

Easy to make with just a few ingredients, this crazy feta dip copycat recipe is inspired by a local to us quick service chain restaurant, CAVA Grill. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Easy to make with just a few ingredients, this crazy feta dip copycat recipe is inspired by a local to us quick service chain restaurant, CAVA Grill.  About a year or so ago, a local blogger friend of mine, Sarah from Capital Moms, was hosting a blogger event to celebrate the opening of a local restaurant’s new location. I decided to attend and totally fell in love with the place.…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks

Bacon Cheddar Stuffed Mushrooms

Bacon cheddar stuffed mushrooms are an easy party appetizer you can prepare ahead of time! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Bacon cheddar stuffed mushrooms can be prepared up to a day in advance before warming to serve. Make before your next gathering, then heat and eat!  Want to read something truly frightening? Think about offering to host a gathering and then trying to make appetizers the same day as the party. Terrifying, darlings, terrifying. Planning like that is counter to all the good entertaining advice I can give you. You want to…

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Breakfast Jalapeño Poppers

Breakfast Jalapeño Poppers - The perfect baked jalapeño popper recipe for morning football games... or breakfast lovers! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Game day watch party food can be a challenge when your team is in a different time zone. Incorporate traditional tailgate foods with a morning twist when you add breakfast jalapeño poppers to the menu!  The Godfather and I follow our college football team each year. It’s our alma mater, where we met, got engaged, and were both members of the marching band. I played clarinet and convinced him to…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Grilling and Barbecue

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

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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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes

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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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes

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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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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