Appetizers & Party Food

A collection of easy and delicious appetizers and party food. From andouille sausage puffs, which are a grown up take on “pigs in a blanket”, to a creamy hot artichoke dip, to cold buffalo chicken dip, there’s something for everyone. So take a look around and find the perfect recipe for your next party spread.

Baked Buffalo Wings

Baked Buffalo Wings

Buffalo chicken wings are a party favorite and a game-day must. These spicy chicken wings are fall off the bone, and they’re baked not fried. The trick here is to use a baking sheet lined with a cooling rack so air can circulate around the wings. The skin dries up nicely and the inside stays tender and moist.

Tapas Platter

Tapas Platter

This is a fun and easy tapas platter to put together for your next holiday party or a last minute cocktail party. We keep things simple with meats and cheeses and add a special touch with olives and sardines in extra virgin olive oil. Then we add some extras like: crusty bread, redskin Spanish peanuts, green grapes and fig jam.

Baked Potato Slices

Baked Potato Slices

These baked potato slices topped with melted cheddar cheese and crispy, crumbled bacon make a great appetizer or side dish. This recipe is a fun take on a loaded baked potato. They’re simple to make and budget friendly. Potatoes are so delicious and versatile, perfect for picnics and game-day festivities.

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Buffalo chicken meatballs are great on their own or in a sandwich with lettuce, tomato and blue cheese dressing. These meatballs are made with ground chicken, onion, garlic, spices and a little hot sauce. Then they’re baked and tossed in a simple, two ingredient buffalo sauce. They’re easy and delicious!

Pork Egg Rolls

Pork Egg Rolls

These homemade pork egg rolls make a great appetizer or side to an Asian-style meal. In this recipe, the egg rolls are stuffed with a combination of pork and vegetables that are flavored with a savory sauce. The ingredients we use are a little unconventional. We go with a broccoli slaw; it’s a combination of broccoli, carrots and red cabbage.

Lemon Pepper Shrimp

Lemon Pepper Shrimp

This lemon pepper shrimp is quick, easy and delicious! In this recipe, shrimp is cooked in olive oil and butter with garlic, lemon juice, lemon zest and black pepper. Simple ingredients let the shrimp, lemon and black pepper shine.

Frituras de Malanga (Malanga Fritters)

Frituras de Malanga (Malanga Fritters)

Frituras de malanga, or malanga fritters are grated malanga root combined with egg and flavored with parsley, garlic, salt and vinegar.

Chicken Empanadas

Chicken Empanadas

In this chicken empanadas recipe, chicken breast is cooked in a flavorful tomato sauce and olives for a salty kick.

Chorizo Cheese Dip

Chorizo Cheese Dip

This chorizo cheese dip is easy, quick and delicious. In this recipe, fresh chorizo is cooked and combined with a creamy cheese sauce. We keep the ingredients to a minimum so the chorizo and cheese get a chance to shine.

Hot Spinach Dip

Hot Spinach Dip

If you want a simple appetizer, this hot spinach dip is really easy to make and comes together quickly. With frozen creamed spinach, shredded mozzarella cheese and a sprinkle of salt and oregano it is one of the easiest appetizers ever.

Buffalo Chicken Bites

Buffalo Chicken Bites

These Buffalo Chicken Bites are a tasty appetizer and perfect for your game day spread. In this recipe, chicken breast pieces are seasoned, coated with flour, fried until golden and tossed in a homemade buffalo sauce.

Fried Zucchini

Fried Zucchini

This fried zucchini is topped with grated parmesan cheese and chopped parsley and served with warm marinara sauce for dipping. This is a fantastic side dish or appetizer that just may outshine the main dish!

Hot Artichoke Dip

Hot Artichoke Dip

This hot artichoke dip recipe is a quick and easy appetizer. In this recipe, just a few ingredients combine to make a delicious dip. With cream cheese, mayonnaise, parmesan cheese and chopped artichokes, this creamy dip is definitely a crowd pleaser!

Pork Riblets

Pork Riblets

These baked barbecue pork riblets are fall-off-the-bone and coated in a sweet barbecue sauce. They’re a great way to make ribs, especially for a game day party.