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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Sandwiches

Asian Tuna Sliders

Easy Asian Tuna sliders topped with a creamy Asian slaw are a unique slider recipe ready in minutes! * GoodieGodmother.com

It’s time for another episode of “Things that Make Us Smile”! In this one, we’ll talk about mini foods, and Asian Tuna Sliders, because both definitely make us smile. Finger foods are always a favorite for parties and people with hands of all sizes. They’re fun in the way foods on a stick are fun, and mini sandwiches are very very fun. Asian tuna sliders will make us smile because…

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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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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Samoas Caramel Corn

Samoas Caramel Corn - This recipe always disappears in minutes! * GoodieGodmother.com

This fabulous unique caramel corn recipe was inspired by my favorite Girl Scout Cookie, the Samoas (or Caramel D’Lites). The last batch of samoas caramel corn I made disappeared in minutes! Ever since I whipped up a batch of chai tea caramel corn and realized how easy it was to make caramel corn at home, I’ve had so much fun experimenting with recipes! Last Christmas, I shipped care packages to…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes

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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Cookies and Macarons/ Decorating Tutorials/ Desserts and Sweets

Gender Reveal Cookies

Go beyond cake with your gender reveal ideas! Gender reveal cookies are a unique way to share your baby's gender with a group, or with family and friends far away - they ship! * Recipe and Video Tutorial on GoodieGodmother.com

Go beyond cake with your gender reveal ideas! Gender reveal cookies are a unique way to share your baby’s gender with a group, or with family and friends far away – they ship! Necessity is the mother of all invention, and when a friend wanted me to make a gender reveal cake for her before she actually knew the gender, I decided to get creative. Gender reveals are lots of…

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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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Blog Recipes/ Main Dishes/ Soups & Stews

Jalapeno Chili

The key to amazing chili is starting with great ingredients and layering the flavors just right! My jalapeno chili recipe is easy to follow, makes a ton (great for crowds), and freezes well for later. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

The key to amazing chili is starting with great ingredients and layering the flavors just right! My jalapeno chili recipe is easy to follow, makes a ton (great for crowds), and freezes well for later. This summer was an important one in terms of gardening for me. I learned that I cannot grow zucchini in containers, but that I am rather good at growing peppers and tomatoes. Next year we…

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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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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Easy Ferrero Rocher Cannoli Cups

Easy Ferrero Roche Cannoli Cups - This easy bite size dessert comes together in just a few minutes and is always a hit at parties! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Easy Ferrero Rocher cannoli cups – a cute mini dessert recipe that comes together in just a few minutes. This recipe is inspired by two desserts we enjoy, Ferrero Rocher chocolates, and cannoli.  This is one of those almost accidental recipes. I really intended to make Nutella cannoli, and spent hours researching and testing for a “perfect” cannoli filling so I could create a cannoli to make the Godfather proud. My husband…

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Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Papaya Creme Brulee

Papaya Creme Brulee - A delicious make ahead dessert with just the right hint of fresh papaya flavor! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Turn up the heat on summer puddings by adding tropical flavors and a blowtorch when you make this papaya creme brulee! Growing up, my mother would buy papaya periodically at the grocery store and encourage us to eat it because it’s loaded with vitamins. It was good, but being spoiled Floridian children with easy access to all sorts of fruit, I think my mother ended up eating most of it. Fast…

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