Italian Antipasto Platter

Christmas Goodies Recipes – Sweets & Appetizers – Printable

I just love baking and making candy and goodies at Christmas!...more

Swedish Meatballs at The Gourmet Mom

Beetroot Vada

Beetroot Vada is a deep fried,  mild sweetish South Indian fritter...more

Blueberry, Pecan & Goat Cheese Quinoa Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

These look really really good.more

Try This! Japanese Shishito Peppers

This is the perfect summertime nibble while you’re waiting for the drinks to be poured: sautéed Japanese shishito peppers....more

Spicy Tuna Pizza

Inspiration for this recipe comes from Sushi Guru, a restaurant here in Charlotte that we love going to. With the combination of two of my favorite foods, pizza and sushi, I knew I had to try this appetizer as soon as I saw it on the menu. You have the choice of adding Ahi tuna or smoked salmon to the pizza and we always steer towards the tuna. I find this to be such a unique concept to pizza and yet it works so well.  ...more

7 Layer Dip

I realize that Cinco de Mayo was yesterday and it would have been helpful if I had posted this recipe sooner so that you could have enjoyed it at your fiesta. Fortunately though, no one actually limits Mexican food to just one day out of the year, at least I hope not, so there is plenty of reason to still make this yummy and slightly addicting dip. Even if you aren't sticking to a Mexican inspired theme this is a great appetizer anytime whether for a tailgate party or a summer BBQ....more