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Loaded Cowboy Queso

Loaded Cowboy Queso is the ultimate football dip! This easy appetizer loaded with cheese, beer, black beans, tomatoes and sausage is our family's favorite tailgating recipe. I often serve it with homemade tortilla chips sprinkled with taco seasoning. —Becky Hardin, St. Peters, Missouri

Smoky Black-Eyed Pea Cakes

As a southern girl, black-eyed peas remind me most of home. I love making this smoky pea cake, especially when...


Air-Fryer Mozzarella Sticks

Deep-fried mozzarella sticks are one of our favorite appetizers. I figured out how to make them at home without having...


Kentucky Hot Brown Sliders

These Kentucky hot brown sliders are perfect for derby parties, though I serve them at parties throughout the year. A...


Spiced Indian Rusks

Indian cake rusks, or delicious soft cakes, use traditional warm spices and can have add in's like fruit or nuts...

Spinach and Feta Bourekas

Light and soft, with a bit of crunch, these bourekas are one of my favorite appetizers for holidays. They can...


Rhubarb Bruschetta

Fresh rhubarb jam is spooned over cheese-topped bruschetta for a delightful spring appetizer. Spread the goat cheese on toasted bread...

Air-Fryer Buffalo Chicken Wings

Cayenne, red sauce and spices keep these tangy air-fryer Buffalo chicken wings good and hot, just like the originals. And...


Air-Fryer Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots

These bacon-wrapped goodies are always a hit with my friends and family. They’ll go fast, so you may want to...


Air-Fryer Crab au Gratin Spread

I love to serve this warm, comforting appetizer any time we have a get-together with family or friends. It's easy...


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14 Quick, Healthy Air-Fryer Snacks to Kick Off the Super Bowl

You don't have to skip the crisp and crunch you crave while watching your favorite team. Let these air-fryer Super...

Air-Fryer Sweet Potato Chips

This air-fryer sweet potato chips recipe is so quick and easy. Be sure to give the sweet potato slices a...


Air-Fryer Sausage Bacon Bites

Try surprising your family one Sunday morning by pulling these out of the air fryer as they head to breakfast...


Air-Fryer Ham and Brie Pastries

Fancy appetizers don’t have to be difficult. In fact, this recipe proves it’s easy to make something impressive. You can...



Homemade Pork Dumplings

I grew up eating this pork dumpling recipe. My mom used to make them, and my brother and I would...

Baba Ganoush

Baba ganoush (also spelled baba ghanoush or baba ghanouj) is a Lebanese dip made with roasted eggplant. It's typically served...


Chorizo Tacos

If you're looking for a quick bite or snack, these chorizo tacos are the perfect thing. They cook really quickly,...


Buffalo Chicken Crescent Rolls

My husband loves Buffalo wings, but they are so messy! These Buffalo chicken rolls are mess-free and always go fast...


Cheesy Meatball Sliders

These meatball sliders are a fun way to serve meatballs at your party without using a slow cooker. Made on...


Easy Taco Cups

These zesty little cups rank high on my list of favorites because they combine three things I look for in...


Pizza Monkey Bread

I cannot throw a party without making this recipe. It's fast and easy, and my kids love it. —Courtney Wilson,...


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Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts

Whenever I attend a potluck, folks always ask me to make my bacon wrapped water chestnut recipe—it's become my trademark....


Mini Zucchini Pizzas

Looking for low carb? This simple snack recipe is a fantastic way to satisfy your pizza cravings while skipping the...


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Ham and Swiss Sliders

My next-door neighbor shared this ham and Swiss sliders recipe with me, and I simply cannot improve it! You can...

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Cheesy Skillet Pizza Dip

This creamy dip is oozing with cheesy goodness thanks to the combination of cream cheese and mozzarella. We topped ours...


Sticky Chicken Wings

You'll want to keep an extra stack of napkins nearby once people start reaching for these sweet and sticky wings....


Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip

If you like spice, you'll love this slow-cooker Buffalo chicken dip. It's super cheesy and full of rich flavor, and...


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Bacon Cheddar Potato Skins

Wondering how to make potato skins taste great? Both crisp and hearty, this restaurant-quality snack is one that's often requested...


Classic Crab Cakes

Our region is known for good seafood, and crab cakes are a traditional favorite. I learned to make them from...


Best Ever Fried Chicken Wings

For game days, I shake up these saucy wings. When I run out, friends hover by the snack table until...