Deviled Eggs Recipe


  • 6 hard-cooked eggs
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Paprika


  1. Slice eggs in half lengthwise; remove yolks and set whites aside. In a small bowl, mash yolks with a fork. Add the mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, mustard and salt; mix well. Stuff or pipe into egg whites. Sprinkle with paprika. Refrigerate until serving.


Maryland Crab Cakes

Maryland Crab Cakes

Maryland Crab Cakes
Recipe type: Appetizer, Entree
  • 1 large egg
  • 2½ tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1½ teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup finely diced celery (you’ll need one stalk)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 pound lump crab meat
  • ½ cup panko
  • Canola oil
  1. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. Combine the egg, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire, Old Bay, salt, celery, and parsley in a large bowl and mix well. Add the crab meat (be sure to check the meat for any hard and sharp cartilage) and panko; gently fold mixture together until just combined, being careful not to shred the crab meat. Shape into 6 crab cakes (about ½ cup each) and place on prepared baking sheet. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  3. Preheat a large nonstick pan to medium heat and coat with canola oil. When oil is hot, place crab cakes in pan and cook until golden brown, about 3-5 minutes per side. Be careful as oil may splatter. Serve immediately with tartar sauce or a squeeze of lemon.

Baked Brie in Puff Pastry

Baked Brie in Puff Pastry
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Serves: 10
  • 0.5 (17 ounce) package frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1 (8 ounce) package brie cheese, round
  • ⅛ cup toasted almond, slices (optional)
  • ¼ cup apricot preserves or ¼ cup raspberry preserves or ¼ cup your favorite preserves
  1. Preheat oven to 425.
  2. Lightly grease cookie sheet.
  3. Roll puff pastry out slightly.
  4. Place cheese wheel on top (leave rind on).
  5. Place preserves on top of cheese.
  6. Place almonds on top of preserves.
  7. Bundle Puff Pastry up and around the cheese.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  9. Let cool for five minutes.
  10. Serve with your favorite crackers.

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Chili Dip Recipe – Crockpot

Chili Dip Recipe
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Recipe type: Appetizer
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 to 1½ pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chili without beans
  • 16 ounces grated process American cheese (Velveeta)
  • salt, to taste
  1. Brown ground beef in a large skillet; add onion and cook until onion is tender, but not browned. Pour off excess fat. Add cumin, chili powder, chili, and cheese; cook, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted. Taste and add salt, as needed. Serve in slow cooker or chafing dish with tortilla chips or crackers.

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Pumpkin Cheeseball Appetizer

Pumpkin Cheeseball Appetizer
Recipe type: Appetizer
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) spreadable chive and onion cream cheese
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 celery rib or broccoli stalk
  • Sliced apples and assorted crackers
  1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheeses until smooth. Stir in the cheddar cheese, paprika and cayenne. Shape into a ball; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm.
  2. With a knife, add vertical lines to the cheese ball to resemble a pumpkin; insert a celery rib or broccoli stalk for the stem. Serve with apples and crackers.

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7 Layer Taco Dip


  • 1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • 1 (16 ounce) can refried beans
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar salsa
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 bunch chopped green onions
  • 1 small head iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 1 (6 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. In a medium bowl, blend the taco seasoning mix and refried beans. Spread the mixture onto a large serving platter.
  2. Mix the sour cream and cream cheese in a medium bowl. Spread over the refried beans.
  3. Top the layers with salsa. Place a layer of tomato, green bell pepper, green onions and lettuce over the salsa, and top with Cheddar cheese. Garnish with black olives.

Roasted Garlic Chicken Puffs

Roasted Garlic Chicken Puffs

Roasted Garlic Chicken Puffs
Recipe type: Appetizer
  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • 2 oz pkgs cream cheese
  • ½ cup shredded Swiss
  • ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar
  • 2 tbsp fresh chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp chives
  • ½ cup green onions
  1. Cook chicken and shred into fine chunks. Add minced garlic to cooking chicken and cook until garlic is browned/reduced. Place remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl, add warm chicken mix and incorporate. Spoon apps 2-3 tbsp of filling into canned crescent roll and cook as per directions. It is better to overstuff the rolls and have it ooze from the sides. I recommend buying at least 4 cans of the large flaky rolls as the mixture goes a long way. Enjoy!

Italian Meatball Cheese Appetizer

Italian Meatball Cheese Balls

Italian Meatball Cheese Appetizer
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Recipe type: Appetizer
  • 1 can Pillsbury golden layers biscuits - each pulled into 2 layers.
  • 10 frozen fully cooked Italian style meatballs - thawed and cut in half.
  • 2 sticks string cheese - cut each into 10 pieces.
  • 1 tbs. Parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp Italian seasoning
  • ¼ tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 cup Marinara sauce
  1. Heat oven to 375.
  2. Separate biscuits into 2 layers.
  3. Place 1 meatball half and one piece of cheese into each biscuit, wrap dough around it and seal edges.
  4. Place seam side down into 9 inch round cake pan.
  5. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese, garlic powder. and Italian seasoning.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Serve warm with warm sauce.

Cheesy Baked Dip Recipe

Cheesy Baked Dip

Cheesy Baked Dip Recipe
Recipe type: Appetizer
  • 8 oz. sour cream
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 16 oz. cheddar cheese, grated (sharp or mild)
  • 4 oz. chopped green chilies
  • Green onion (suit your own taste)
  • 1 c. chopped ham
  • ½ pound chopped bacon
  • 1 round bread loaf, hollowed out
  1. Mix first seven ingredients together and put into the hollowed out bread loaf. Bake at 350 degrees uncovered for one hour. Serve with leftover bread or chips.



Chicken Wings



  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 10 chicken wings
  • oil for deep frying
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce
  • 1 dash ground black pepper
  • 1 dash garlic powder
    1. In a small bowl mix together the flour, paprika, cayenne pepper and salt. Place chicken wings in a large nonporous glass dish or bowl and sprinkle flour mixture over them until they are evenly coated. Cover dish orbowl and refrigerate for 60 to 90 minutes.
    2. Heat oil in a deep fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). The oil should be just enough to cover wings entirely, an inch or so deep. Combine the butter, hot sauce, pepper and garlic powder in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir together and heat until butter is melted and mixture is well blended. Remove from heat and reserve for serving.

Fry coated wings in hot oil for 10 to 15 minutes, or until parts of wings begin to turn brown. Remove from heat, place wings in serving bowl, add hot sauce mixture and stir together. Serve.